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Hungary's capital is blessed with a bounty of art nouveau architecture, quirky ruin bars and gorgeous bathhouses replenished by mineral-rich hot springs.


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Things to Know

Pronounce “é” correctly. It's the difference between toasting "good health" and toasting "your whole ass." Plus 20 more hints and cheats.

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Best Neighborhoods

Get to know Budapest's distinct neighborhoods with this guide to the best districts for tourists.

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Day Trips

Go beyond the capital and see what else Hungary has to offer on these top day trips from Budapest.

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Money and Costs

Budapest is a popular destination for budget travelers. Here’s our handy guide to visiting the capital of Hungary in a low-cost way.

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Transportation

Thanks to plentiful buses, boats, trams and metro trains, getting around Budapest is easy. Here are the best ways to navigate the Hungarian capital.

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Free Things to Do

You can see Hungary's capital city on a budget with these experiences that won't cost a single forint.

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Traveling with Kids

Budapest serves up two cities for the price of one, meaning there's plenty to keep families busy. Here are our best tips for exploring Budapest with kids.

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Five people looking out over Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, at night.

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