Hungary Shopping

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  • Shopping
    by Turska
  • Shopping
    by Turska

Hungary Shopping

  • Design Jewelry Shop in Budapest

    I would like to recommend my shop, which is a dream that came to life in August, 2011. I make mixed media jewelry using fabric, metal and glass. My style is often called Bohemian, but I also make recycled jewelry turning vintage brooches into beautiful pieces of jewelry. I hope you say hello to me in my shop once you are in Budapest,...

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  • Last minute shopping

    Tesco Shopping Center Ferihegy is located between terminals 1 and 2 of Ferihegy International Airport. If you have ample time to spare at the airport before catching your flight out of Budapest, it is a good idea to do some of your last minute cheap shopping at Tesco Shopping Center instead of waiting at airport lounge for your flight or shopping...

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  • The largest shopping mall in Budapest

    Westend City Center Shopping Mall is by far the largest shopping mall in the city of Budapest. It has more than 400 shops spread over 5 levels with cinemas and rooftop garden on the top floor. For those who are hungry and thirsty, there are plenty of eateries on the ground floor to choose from. We certainly enjoyed our food and drinks at this...

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  • Grand Market Hall

    Central Market Hall (Nagy Vásárcsarnok in Hungarian) is located at Pest end of Liberty Bridge at 9th District of the city. The impressive three storey building was designed by Samu Pecz and was constructed in late 19th century. The market hall is certainly one of Budapest's top attractions and is considered a "must-visit" tourist attraction when...

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  • Fashion Sunday

    Various Sundays each month, The Sunday Artists' Market =WAMP (vasarnapi muvesz piac) you can find local designers exhibits and stalls at Erszebet Square. I have provided a link below for the dates in each month. Open from 11A.M to 7P.M. If you are interested in seeing what local designers are up to in Hungary, or you are looking for original items...

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  • Shopping - using card or cash?

    Shopping in Hungary: in some (larger) shops and especially in shopping centres you can use credit/debit card. American Express cards are not that widely accepted (although their acceptance is improving), the best is Visa or Master Card (some shops in Hungary only accept cards issued in Hungarian banks). It is always good to have a card and some...

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  • The Best Place to Experience Budapest

    This is the place to go for two things you have to do on a trip to another country - people watching and buying souvenirs for the family and friends back home. There are three levels of delicacies and handicrafts all at excellent prices.The main hall is made up of food stalls selling anything that you might possibly want to eat. The top floor is...

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  • Facinating shopping/eating experience

    A great place to stop with scores of little shops. The ground houses fruit and vegetable stands, butchers, and some pastry shops. Upstairs are tourist shops, souvenirs, and food stalls. In the basement you'll find fish, pickles, and a grocery store. Just a really unique place to visit and a great 1/2 day outing. Go to shop for souvenirs or...

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  • Super good wine

    Cannot remember the shop any more, but you will be able to find fine wines several places in Hungary, concenrated on Budapest, I assume...I never saw these wines outside Hungary.They come in half-liter bottles. 2 white wines:1) Cuvèe Bock. Barrique. Cabernet Sauvignon & Franc. 1991.Produced by Bock, Józef, 7773, Villány, Petöfi S. u.34, Hungary.2)...

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  • Shopping list

    Apart of wines, there are several food&drink items I would buy when in Hungary:1. Palinka (fruit brandy) from Kecskemet2. Unicum - bitter herbal liquer3. Hubertus - sweet herbal liq.4. various powdered red paprika from Kalocsa5. various paprika extracts (try different brands and flavours)6. whole dried paprikas7. salami from Seged (try different...

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  • Local brand of chocolate

    Local brand of chocolate: Africana. It has a special taste which I preferred over the imported American and European brands. Notice the picture of the African ladies that seem remarkably well acquainted with the Hungarian tongue, one of them saying to the other: "Ilyen finomsagokkal jo hazaterni!" (According to a language specialist I consulted...

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  • A wonderful and cheap pair of ice skates

    In the main Keszthely street, there's a nice sport shop.There I bought a wonderful pair of ice skates for only 6 EUR!Great!

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  • Penny market

    Well Penny market is a must!Here I bought some delicious sweets and a baba soap really good smelling!

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  • Open air market

    In the city center of Keszthely, there's anice and big open air market, where you can find every kind of objects. Very useful gloves or very nice wooden honey picker...Chep prices!

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  • Great shopping!

    Huge shopping centre situated right next to Nyugati trainstation.Here you find everything. And I mean everything! Shoes, clothes, furniture, food you name it! You can catch a movie and have something to eat right after. If you need to walk off all that food, just take the elevator to the top floor and have a stroll in the outdoor garden. Or if...

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  • Hungarian embroidery -- a must!!

    This kiosk in Hortobágy is filled with fine needlework all made by this woman! It is very pretty, travels well, and is easy to pack. Embroidery. Pick your favorite.

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  • Local Crafts

    Street vendors. It is easy to overshop, the prices can be attractive. We were backpacking, so we mailed everything we bought back home. Buy whatever suits you. Make sure you haggle. The price may start high, but they will come down.

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  • Market hall in Budapest

    Oh, how well I remember the Market Hall in Budapest!I had the feeling, that they were only selling peppers: green ones, red ones, yellow ones, small and big ones etc......But they were special to me no matter which one I am talking about!

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  • Make a pleasure to yourself

    Being in Hungary and not trying the local wine is an unpardonnable omission.In any department store or small shop there is wine department. Don't miss it:) Tokaj, Bikaver, Zweiguelt, Rissling,, ouff, my list can be endless.Hungary is known by its local wine of very high quality. In Tokaj there is one of the biggest wine caves in the World.Wine...

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