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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Farmers Market
“The famous indoor market of Budapest. Try the Langos (traditional Hungarian street food) on the upper level food outlets.”
  • 476 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Synagogue
“Within a few minutes walk you can reach the Jewish Quarter and take a tour of Europe's largest synagogue. The synagogue offers guided tours in several languages and can be studied with the history of the place. The place combines both beauty and power. At evening/night you can stroll the nearby streets and enjoy the beauty. warmly recommended.”
  • 413 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Café
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“ Very long pedestrian shopping street, runs most of the way across central Pest, type of shops vary along the length, so if you don't find what you want keep walking :-)”
  • 288 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Citadella is on top of the Gellért hill with hungary’s Statue of Liberty. You’ll have a really nice view of Budapest from there.”
  • 233 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Plaza
“Vörösmarty Square is the most elegant pedestrian zone in Budapest. It lies at the northern end of Váci Street (fashion street) and above the western end of the Millennium Underground (Metro line 1). On the north side of the square stands the eclectic Gerbeaud House, home to the world-famous Hungarian confectionery.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Hot Spring
“Best relax place especially on Friday and Saturday night from 10 pm to 4 am for thoose who love spring water and open air pool with skybar.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Park
“This is a small park located near Astoria and near Csendes Tars Winebar & garden. It is lovely and is perfect if you have children. You can just have a rest and enjoy the nature at the middle of the city of Budapest.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Café
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“Historic Bistro with the best cakes. Coffee. Not a cheap place but worth it. ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Here you find the most popular mainstream brands. In case you want to do some shopping and architectural sightseeing, I can only recommend this place. This is one of the oldest sports of Budapest.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Plaza
“Metro Line 3 (Blue) 4 (Green) Express Bus 100E to the airpport and various trams.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and also good to start the evening with good drinks, great atmosphere inside with high ceilings.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Pest-side pedestrian zone between Chain Bridge and Elizabeth Bridge is called Danube Promenade (Duna-korzó). Popular among locals and tourists, fringed with 5-star hotels (InterContinental, Marriott, Sofitel), restaurants, cafés, bars and casinos. Best panorama of Buda with clear and gorgeous view of the Buda Castle, Citadel, Gellért Hill and bridges of Budapest. It is a great spot for enjoying the annual fireworks of 20 August. The Promenade is lined with arts masterpieces, like the "Kiskirálylány" (Princess) sitting on the railing, the building of the Vigadó and the statue of the statesman István Széchenyi by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the coziest bar & bistros in Budapest. Prices are affordable, the location is very central.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bridge
“The Liberty bridge is also quite famous in Budapest. Like the Chain Bridge, you need to see it by night and enjoy a drink there!”
  • 18 locals recommend
  • 8 Experiences
Café
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“The 132-year-old Centrál Coffee House wishes to recreate the atmosphere of an era which everyone refers to as the golden age of Hungarian gastronomy. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Plaza
“You can buy tickets at the station or buy the Budapest card to be able to use all the publictransport in the city.”
  • 16 locals recommend