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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Exploring the world

Hungarian Parliament Building

Budapest is a stunning city in Europe. It makes you feel like a kid in a candy store with its breathtaking architecture that words cannot describe. There are excellent eateries all around and fantastic sceneries’ for lifetime memories.

The City has thermal and medicinal water springs more than any other capital city in the world. Budapest, Hungary is the” City of Spas.”

To view Budapest’s Intriguing Architectural styles:

  • Baroque
  • Baroque Revival Architecture
  • Modern
  • Middle Ages

Visit their Spas, Major Square with Landmark sculptures, Museums, and castles, Gellért Hill, and many other sites.

Best time to go: March-May and September – November

Budapest is a favorite for groups touring. It tends to overcrowd during summer, even though it is the hottest and wettest of the seasons. The good thing though is their climatic conditions are favorable throughout the year.

Summers there average temperature highs of 80 degrees Celsius between July and August.

January is their winter season, temperature drops to an average of 25 degrees Celsius.

Where in the world:

Hungary is among the largest cities in the European Union. It is the capital city of Budapest.

Fun fact

70 million liters of thermal water will rise to the surface of the earth on a daily basis.

Don’t miss out on the Most Popular Sites which are:

St. Stephen Basilica

It took 50years to build this landmark which is one of their most notable.

The 375m long and 16m in width chain bridge

The bridge is a symbol of their independence.

The house of parliament

It is third largest parliament building worldwide. It has Gothic Revival elements, towers, turrets, together with Renaissance and Baroque features; like the enormous central dome.

The Central market

It is their most significant indoor market.

National Opera House

Situated on elegant Andrassy Avenue, the design is Neo-Renaissance style.

Fisherman’s Bastion

This 19th-century fortress gives you the panoramic view of the city from its seven turreted lookout towers. There is also a café on its terrace.

Useful information

Language

People speak Hungarian although most people talk more than enough English for you to get by fine.

Currency

Their official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF), but you can pay in euro at several places.

How to get around

It depends on your activity. One of the best ways to see Fisherman’s Bastion is on foot or bike. You can use public transport, taxi services and more for other excursions.

Other things to do

While there, visit Budapest zoo &botanic garden, the eye-shaped Margret Island, attend exhibitions, concerts, and enjoy dinner cruises.

Enjoy your trip!

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