Budapest Travel Guide


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Plan Your Budapest Vacation

Situated on both banks of the Danube, Budapest unites the colorful hills of Buda and the wide, businesslike boulevards of Pest. Though it was the site of a Roman outpost during the 1st century, the city was not officially created until 1873, when the towns of Óbuda, Pest, and Buda united. Since then, Budapest has been the cultural, political, intellectual, and commercial heart of Hungary; for the 20% of the nation's population who live in the capital, anywhere else is simply vidék ("the country").


Budapest Hotels

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Budapest Restaurants

Find the best Budapest restaurants in every price category with our top picks.

Things To Do

Things To Do in Budapest

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Budapest Experiences

  • How to Spa in Budapest

    Visiting one or more of the thermal baths in Budapest is one of the city's best experiences. Knowing a bit about the etiquette (and... Read more


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