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Discover Budapest - The Facts and Figures

DISCOVER BUDAPEST EUROPE'S TOP BUDGET HOLIDAY DESTINATION Budapest is the capital city of Hungary in East-Central Europe. It is Hungary's center of politics, commerce and industry, but is also a cultural jewel with a fascinating history. SLOVAKIA TRIA Budapest The best thing about this remarkable city, is the price. If you are looking for a low cost holiday with countless cheap and free activities, then discover Budapest - Europe's top budget holiday destination. HUNGARY ROMANIA CROATIA SERBIA 1.7M INHABITANTS Its brutal Budapest emerged from history has left its mark on the city, Communist rule with bullet holes in 1989. still visible in many of the building walls. 525 km? THE MAIN SIGHTS OF BUDA FISHERMAN'S BASTION Enjoy the best views of Budapest from this free attraction. The fortress walls now house cafe bars and musicians provide free accompaniment to your refreshments. 00 000 SPA BATHS The geothermal springs are a main attraction. Their healing properties can be experienced at 15 public thermal baths. Gellért Thermal Baths are amongst the most luxurious and most expensive. You can experience them from 5300 HUF (around £15/$24). The Széchenyi thermal baths are the largest outdoor spa complex in Europe and can be enjoyed from 4200 HUF (around £13/$21). BUDA CASTLE Maakécsy The enormous Buda Castle is the previous Royal Palace. It now houses the National Library and the Hungarian National Gallery, which can be visited for free; and the Budapest History Museum, which is just 1500 HUF (~£4/$7). GELLÉRT HILL Some of the best panoramic views can be admired from the 235m high hill. The citadel contains a hotel, restaurant and casino, and is peaked with the Statue of Liberty that can be seen from all around Budapest. There is also a network of caves and a cave church to explore. THE DANUBE Buda and Pest are seperated by the infamous river Danube. There are five bridges and they were all destroyed in WWII during heavy fighting between the Russians on one side of the river and Germans on the other. BOAT TRIPS There are many different companies offering river cruises. Prices start at around 2400 HUF (~£6.75 / $11) THE MAIN SIGHTS OF PEST HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT Dominating the banks of the Pest side of the river is the vast Hungarian Parliament building. Guided tours can be taken for 1750 HUF (around £5) loooooimoCD ST. STEPHEN'S BASILICA Admission is free into the striking basilica, which is the largest church in Budapest with its 8500 capacity. OTHER ACTIVITIES BRONZE SCULPTURES There are several bronze statues dotted around the city. Discover their locations and admire their beauty for free. NIGHTLIFE - RUIN PUBS The Ruin Pubs of Budapest are a unique concept in nightlife that is a thriving scene amongst the young, trendy and artistic. Szimpla Kert is the oldest ruin pub and was voted the third best bar in the world by Lonely Planet readers in 2012. BASIC FINANCIALS BEER MEAL HOTEL TRAVEL ~2500 HUF for a meal at an From 30 EUR for a budget hotel room -400 HUF 350 HUF for a single ticket for public transport per half litre average priced restaurant £1.10 / $1.80 -£25 / $40 £1/ $1.50 DI$ / 63- WINE BREAD CAKE PETROL -650 HUF -350 HUF for a loaf From 300 HUF per slice 450 HUF per glass per litre ~£1.80 / $3 ~£1/ $1.50 £0.85 / $1.40 £1.25 / $2 SOURCES CREATED BY GE

Discover Budapest - The Facts and Figures

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Budapest, the capital city of Hungary is growing in popularity as an affordable European holiday destination. This infographic shows the main attractions, how much they cost and what you can expect to...


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