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Top Choice Market in Southern Pest

Nagycsarnok

This is Budapest's biggest market, though it has become a tourist magnet since its renovation for the millecentenary celebrations in 1996. Still, plenty of locals come here for fruit, vegetables, deli items, fish an…
Top Choice Market in Budapest

Ecseri Piac

One of the biggest flea markets in Central Europe, Ecseri sells everything from antique jewellery and Soviet army watches to Fred Astaire–style top hats.Take bus 54 from Pest's Boráros tér, or for a quicker journey,…
Top Choice Perfume in Belváros

Le Parfum Croisette

Hungary’s only parfumier, Zsolt Zólyomi, creates scents at his atelier-shop, as well as selling cutting-edge, animal-friendly perfumes from around the globe, such as Romano Ricci's Juliette Has a Gun range of cognac…
Top Choice Books in Parliament & Around

Bestsellers

Our favourite English-language bookshop in town, with fiction, travel guides and lots of Hungarica, as well as a large selection of newspapers and magazines overseen by master bookseller Tony Láng. Helpful staff are…
Top Choice Chocolate in Belváros

Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé

Tiny, low-lit boutique selling delicious and artfully packaged, award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate. The range of handmade chocolates includes such interesting flavours as coffee and balsamic vinegar, and star anise…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Belváros

Bomo Art

This tiny shop just off Váci utca sells some of the finest paper and paper goods in Budapest, including leather-bound notebooks, photo albums and address books.
Fashion & Accessories in City Park & Beyond

YLKA Design Studio

Home to five local designers, YLKA Design Studio is a workshop and a showroom inside an old villa next to the City Park. Its eclectic collection includes fashion, leather goods as well as handmade designer lamps. Yo…
Books in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Massolit Budapest

A branch of the celebrated bookshop in Kraków, Massolit is one of Budapest’s best, with new and secondhand English-language fiction and nonfiction, including Hungarian history and literature in translation. It has a…
Cosmetics in Parliament & Around

Omorovicza Boutique & Spa

This Hungarian luxury skincare company uses the minerals and benefits of Budapest's famous thermal waters. While you may find Omorovicza's boutiques across the globe, their flagship store is on the elegant Andrássy …
Market in Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter

Szimpla Farmers' Market

Every Sunday, ruin pub Szimpla Kert holds a charming farmers' market where you can buy all manner of locally produced jam, honey, yoghurt, cheese and bread. Also available are paprika, vegetables, fruit, cured meat …