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Best things to do in Budapest

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Athletics & Sports
“In this street you can find the bigger designer shops like Louis Vuitton, Gucci”
274 locals recommend
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
Bridge
“The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest. ”
232 locals recommend
Castle
“The once famous Medieval palace, built from the 13th to the 16th century, has a varied history. The original castle was destroyed during the liberation of Buda from the Turks and then it was replaced with a smaller Baroque palace in the 18th century. Today, the Royal Palace is home to the Hungarian National Gallery, the Budapest History Museum and the National Library.”
213 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Stunning panorama over Budapest! Takes some effort to climb (no public transport goes up there), but it's totally worth it!”
231 locals recommend
Postal Code
“Huge public transport spot with metros, trams and buses. You can go to the airport from here by the 100E bus!”
209 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Major place in Budapest. You’ll also find the National Gallery! It’s not really useful to visit the castle because there is not so much to see. ”
186 locals recommend
Café
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“It was the meeting point of poets in the beginning of the 20th century. Now it belongs to a 5 star hotel and is beautifully renovated. The café that was once chosen as the most beautiful in the world.”
160 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant Menza is very good for a dinner. But better to reserve a table in advance. ”
201 locals recommend
Plaza
“i love hösok tere, even if there are always many people its very monumental and close to the beautiful park, also you can walk down famous andrassy utca but also take the very first metro of budapest, the number 1 its cute and small and very interesting”
174 locals recommend
Route
“I am recommending this spot only because it is quite an important party scene in Budapest with plenty of bars, restaurants and night clubs. However it is also very touristy so am trying to avoid it most of the time myself. But you can have a beer here just to taste the atmosphere - and if you like it, go for it!”
236 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Another ruin bar / club, basically grew into Fogas but a separate entity, also open till morning.”
155 locals recommend
Hot Spring
“This spa is smaller than Gellért or Széchenyi. There is a jacuzzi on the top of the building so you can see the Danube from the jacuzzi.”
197 locals recommend
Castle
“Castle and moat next to the central park. A great and accessible relief from modern buildings and streets.”
140 locals recommend
Plaza
“It is a street with a lot of restaurants and bistros. Very vivid especially in the evening. ”
137 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Budapest is the most popular entertainment place for young people. It is waiting for you on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. If you arrive after midnight, you can no longer avoid the huge queue.”
117 locals recommend