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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
From EUR75.00
 
Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
 
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

Castle District (Varhegy) Tips (12)

Buda Youth Park

It was a legendary nightclub in 60s and 70s, later important place for hungarian rock culture. It was open from 1961 to 1984. The building is situated under Buda Castle in the bazaar line. Today...
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katalin
Jul 09, 2011

Enjoy the Castle Grounds

I could of gone inside the Buda Castle, instead I was quite content walking around its grounds. I enjoyed the grand views over Budapest and Gellert Hill. I enjoyed sitting in its gardens and people...
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azz8206
Oct 20, 2010

Prince Eugene of Savoy - Equestrian Statue

If you have visited any of my VT pages you will find that I always am fascinated by equestrian statues when I visit a city. I found this beautiful statue at the castle on the Buda side of the city. I...
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littlesam1
Jul 06, 2006

Budapest open air museum

The castle area is a walled complex consisting of the Old Town (Var) and the Royal Palace (Budavari palota).The Royal Palace is located South of Castle Hill. It stands now on the site of a medieval...
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Nemoa
Jul 20, 2005

Castle District - Budai var

In ancient times the Celts recognized how important the location of Budapest was. Much later, Bela IV, the 13th century Hungarian king, realized the importance of the Castle Hill. A surviving record...
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croisbeauty
Nov 14, 2004

Castle District

This place deserves all day in your itinerary. Palaces, churches, gardens, museums galore. It has restaurants, bookshops, curio shops, artists, street performers, tourists, locals. It has a lot of...
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american_tourister
Apr 21, 2004

Budapest has a bit of a Parisian ambiance

and creates with that its unique mix.... But these stairs were one of the things that did remind me a bit of Paris. And it gives you also an idea of the steepness of thehill you'll be climbing if you...
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Mique
Nov 28, 2003

Old Town Part One

The walled castle District is the premier destination for visitors , and contains some of Budapest's most important monuments and museums. It consists of two district parts: the Old Town , where...
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cobrioc
Jan 08, 2003

The St. Stephan's statue

Fishermen's Bastion, in a bend of the road, stands the statue of Hunyadi (the work of István Tóth). János Hunyadi-the future King Matthias' father-was a famous military commander who in 1456 repulsed...
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jexelot
Nov 29, 2002

Hill of kings is the best...

Hill of kings is the best place in Budapest where you can spend your time in this town. A lot of people, a lot of museums, monuments, galleries and restauranst are realy pretty. Nice girls and sight...
batto
Aug 26, 2002

Monuments

Even if a lot of monuments are concentrated in Buda castle you can find all around Budapest (downtown :) ). You can make great shots at them yes ... budapest is really about art
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gal_flower
Feb 09, 2006

Old Town - Part Two

The Old Town is filled with attractively painted streets ,decorative churches and the famous Fishemen's Bastion.
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cobrioc
Jan 08, 2003
 
 
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"Budapest - My dear hometown! :)"
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"Budapest, the "Phoenix bird", my lovely home city"
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"BIG, BUSTLING, BEAUTIFUL, BUDAPEST!"
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"A fantastic town along the Danube River"
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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