3 Days Best in Budapest

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): 3 Days Best in Budapest

Whether you've got 3 hours or 3 days in Budapest, these suggestions will get you off on the right foot and on your way!

Call me a bum, but I definitely hitched a ride to Vienna first with Marc's basketball club on their way to their annual tournament. From Vienna, I took a just-over-two-hours train ride to Budapest-Keleti station. I only paid a total of 31 Euros round trip because I got the cheap city-to-city pricing ("Sparpreis" or "Sparschein") on the Austrian train website, oebb.at. There are also cheap plane tickets into Budapest, or you can opt for a pricier option and take a Danube River cruise into town.

Struggle through the math! Ultimately, I went with 160 Euros, and got about 50,000 Hungarian Forints for it at the best exchange rate place in the city: Correct Change. There are several Correct Change stores in the center, just find the one most convenient for you. I researched this for hours on the internet, and Correct Change has the lowest rates for both buying and selling those ridiculous Forints. After you exchange, revel in the fact that if all your savings were in Hungary, you'd probably be a millionaire. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 3 Days Best in Budapest
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christy Swagerty
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.whatupswags.com/2018/03/3-days-best-in-budapest.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Correct Change
  • Treestyle Hostel
  • Citadella hill
  • Vajdahunyad Castle
  • Fisherman's Bastion
  • Matthias Church
  • Szechenyi Chain Bridge
  • Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Shoes on the Danube
  • St. Stephen's Basilica
  • Dohany Street Synagogue
  • Szimpla Kert
  • Ellato Kert and Taqueria
  • Ruszwurm Confectionary
  • Marvelosa Restaurant
  • New York Cafe
  • KonyvBar and Restaurant
  • Gelarto Rosa
  • Basil Ica Salad and Pancake Bar
  • Rudas Baths
  • Lado Cafe

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