Budapest Travel Guide

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): Budapest Travel Guide

Budapest is the best. If you’re looking for a cool city to party, eat good food, explore rich art and history, see some amazing sights and do it all for cheap: Budapest is for you. The city has a charm like no other I’ve experienced; an enthusiasm and infectious joy that has grown as a result of huge changes over the last 70-80 years. Decimation in WW2, Soviet occupation, revolution and most importantly the fall of communism during the 1980’s, have fashioned an atmosphere of rejuvenation amongst it’s proud population.

We’d just come from a luxurious weekend relaxing in Lake Balaton and were eager for some big city exploration.

Note – Pricing will be in pounds sterling, as trying to count in Hungarian Forints is ridiculous. In the cost summary I will provide the current exchange rate.

We arrived via the rental car that we hired for our Lake Balaton excursion; dropping the car off near the airport and getting a taxi to our accommodation, which cost us about £20. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Budapest Travel Guide
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kane Power
Read it on author's website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/budapest/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Saint Stephen’s Basilica
  • Andrássy Avenue
  • Hero’s Square
  • Széchenyi Thermal Bath’s
  • Buda Castle
  • Fisherman’s Bastion
  • Liberation Monument
  • Matthias Church
  • Chain Bridge
  • Budapest Central Market
  • House of Terror Museum
  • Lugas Éttrem
  • Szimpla

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