Budapest Bucket List

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): Budapest Bucket List

One of my all time favourite cities, and probably the most underrated, in Europe is Budapest. Not only is it stupidly cheap, friendly and exciting, it is also an absolutely beauty to wander around. With the two sides of the hilly affluent Buda, the flat cosmopolitan Pest and the majestic Danube river flowing in between them you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied and intrigued when you pay a visit. It is also a city which is steeped in colourful history and culture, so there’s definitely more to it than meets the eye.

As it can be a bit overwhelming to choose what to do on a city break to the capital of Hungary, here is your Budapest Bucket List to ensure you experience some of the highlights.

Hungarian is notoriously one of the most difficult languages for foreigners to learn. But there are a few phrases which may help as you’re wandering around;

My particular favourite is Cheers! which translates to Egészségedre! Which can be a bit of a mouthful. A useful hack which I learned on the walking tour there was if you say ‘I guess she can drive’ and say it really fast, you’ll be an expert in cheering your Schnapps there in no time! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: Budapest Bucket List
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Széchenyi   Gellért   Hungarian Parliament   Fisherman’s Bastion   Great Market Hall   Opera   Chain Bridge   Shoes on the Danube Bank   Ruin Pub  
Author: Sophie Pearce
Read it on author's website: http://thirdeyetraveller.com/budapest-bucket-list/

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip


15 Must Buy Hungarian Things in Budapest

15 Must Buy Hungarian Things in Budapest

Other than the standalone language and catchy Czardas tune, there's a lot more to memorize Hungary by. Here are some of the things you might want to carry from Budapest to your family and friends back...