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Budapest Card
"Your Budapest Card includes the following features for either 24 48 or 72 hours depending on the option selected.""""Explore Budapest at your own pace and see the sights you want to see with the Budapest Card! Simply show your card for free or discounted entry to participating attractions plus use it for free public transport two walking tours
From EUR17.00
 
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

More Local Customs in Budapest

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So you don't speak magyar?

Since Hungarian is almost exclusively spoken in Hungary, no one expects visitors to speak it. English serves as the common language, and is is widely spoken by Hungarians, perhaps more so than in any...
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Hungarian language

Hungarian is an amazingly intimidating language. The first time you see something written in Hungarian you will most likely feel like you have not the slightest idea of where to start. Most tourists...
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Language barriers

Even though Budapest is becoming a very touristic city, most people aren't well trained to provide a good service to the tourists.We found out that car drivers are very kind and will always stop for...
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The Chain-bridge in Budapest after the bombardment

Except from Admiral Horty MemoiresAs early as October 22nd, 1944, a government decree had drawn all male Jews between the ages of ten and sixty into a Defence Labour Force On November 4th, all Jewish...
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Visit the Zoo if you're in Budapest

Visit the Zoo if you're in Budapest. Thsi is the main entrance of the Budapest City Zoo. Don't feed the animals inside with junk food. They sell special food inside for the animals you can feed to...
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Wine, tomato, pepper, langosh

What food and drinks I liked in Hungary? :) Of course, it was wine – the wine in Hungary, as it seems, is very cheap, especially in big bottles. The more expensive wine is Tokaji. What is more, there...
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Hot Hungarian Baumkuche

To use the words of Tina Turner ...... you are simply the best! I discoved them a few years ago in Romania. You can have them sprinkled with nuts/chocolate/coconut or cinnamon sugar. You eat them nice...
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Manners

The Hungarians are extremely polite people, although you might find it hard to get them to admit to it. They share a number of manners with the Germans, especially the greeting of people in small...
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Most Famous Hungarians...

Intro: Hungarians are the strangest people, Hungary is most intriguing nation on planet Earth and some very credible scientist believe Hungarians are actually Martians, yes originally from the Red...
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The Hungarian Language

Hungarian a very special language, originating from the Finnougric tribe of languages. Major problem with direct descent from the Finn-Ugor people is that the Hungarian people are not genetically...
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Hungarian Tradition

Hungarians tend to differentiate between those who are familiar to them (i.e., family and friends) and those who have yet to enter this realm. So when you are first introduced to someone make sure to...
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Einstein and Leo Szilard

Leo Szilard (Leo Szilárd; last name means “solid” in Hungarian) - the most famous Hungarian physicist: who conceived the nuclear chain reaction, Co-developed the Atomic Bomb and was directly...
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Charles Simonyi

Hungarian computer software executive who, as head of Microsoft's application software group, oversaw the creation of Microsoft's flagship office applications. Dr. Simonyi will make history during his...
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Rebuilding the past and Reclaiming History

Much of Budapest is being rebuilt or restored to it's pre-Communism glory. It's nice to see such grown and rebirth of a city. According to our new friend much of the resoration will take decades to...
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Top Hotels in Budapest

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Roosevelt Ter 5-6, Budapest, 1051, Hungary
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Bem rkp. 11, Budapest, 1011, Hungary
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Erzsebet krt 43-49, Budapest, H-1073, Hungary
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Erzsebet Ter 9-10, Budapest, 1051, Hungary
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Kalman Imre utca 19, Budapest, 1054, Hungary
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Hess Andras ter 1-3, Castle District, Budapest, 1014, Hungary
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Top Things to Do in Budapest

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Buda Castle - Royal Palace

The former Royal Castle is located on the Buda Hill overlooking the Danube, the bridges and the Pest side of Budapest. It was first completed in 1265 but destroyed or damaged several times, during the...
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Thermal Baths

Budapest may look safe but it is not at all. From the very first minute in Hungary they try to rip us off. They do it successfully, they are very good on this. We visited thermal baths, they...
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Fisherman's Bastion - Halaszbastya

It is one of the most beautiful places in Budapest on my opinion. If you are hesitating, don`t! Fisherman`s Bastion is definitely worth a visit and the view it offers is truly amazing! It is not...
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State Opera House

If you don't know that title, it's a song by the great musician George Ezra. I'm assuming his little ditty has inspired many people like me to venture to this beautiful part of the world that would...
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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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Budapest by Night

Have a look at this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi0DxXq1ssc. Are they birds (starlings), or bats? Makes quite an impression, anyway. And they've redone the paving in the square outside the...
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Top 5 Budapest Writers

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MedioLatino

"Budapest - My dear hometown! :)"
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1courage

"Budapest, the "Phoenix bird", my lovely home city"
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balhannah

"BIG, BUSTLING, BEAUTIFUL, BUDAPEST!"
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Cristian_Uluru

"A fantastic town along the Danube River"
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antistar

"Budapest"
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