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Travelling to Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, is absolutely an intriguing place to explore. Whereever you go, you'll find bewitching architectural masterpieces sometimes already existing far before the city comes into being. It's no wonder that several buildings in Budapest are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. When you're visiting Budapest it is important to visit each of these cultural and historical gems as many as you can, just so you have tons of memory and story to tell. Even if you can't visit them all, you should at least discover the beauty of 6 Budapest attractions below.

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Budapest Travel Tips & Guide

How to Get Tickets?

To access Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden, Széchenyi Thermal Bath, Hungarian National Museum, and Buda Temple, admission fees are applied, while ticket purchasing is not needed to enter Great Market Hall and Fisherman's Bastion (ONLY if you're not planning to climb up to the tower). You can purchase it on the spot, although online ticket booking is always favorable

How To Get Around?

The most convenient way to get around Budapest is by taking Subway train. Walking is also a great option to reach several attractions located in the same complex. Other means of transportation are by yellow streetcars, trolly buses, buses, Suburban railway, Cogwheel Railway, and Riverboats.Always validate your Metro ticket when you're traveling by Metro trains. Upon riding on a train, there will be ticket inspection done by the officer. If you're caught travelling with an invalidated ticket, you'll be charged for fines right on the spot. To save you from the hassle (and embarassment), simply stick your ticket into one of the orange machines for few seconds. A validation mark will be printed followed with a beep. You're ready to go! The validation machine is located right at every Metro station's entrance.

What Should I Wear?

Budapest offer freedom for fashion so you can go with whatever you want. A tank top with a jeans paired with a jacket is perfect for travelling, while a nice flirty dress with a pair of stilettos is great for a bar party when the night comes. Just don't forget to pack bathing suit (because you will want to try the thermal bath, and don't forget a comfortable walking shoes for exploring!

Budapest Tourism Facts

Best Time to Visit

From March to May are considered the best time to visit Budapest. Not only the weather is relatively warm and ideal for sightseeing, the city is also less crowded by tourists. SeYou can also consider to go in September through November.


Hungarian Forint (HUF)

Will I Need a Guide?

Most informations you need to know about the attractions can be found on this website. Although it never hurts to hire a guide, especially if you're going to historical museums

How To Get There?

There are means of public transportation for getting to Budapest. You can reach Budapest by plane, train, car, bus, and boat. All you need to do is just adjust it accordingly with your budget and time slot.

Additional Info

When you're going on a party with your Budapest or Hungarian friends, never clink glasses together. Hungarians just don't do it in general since they often linked it with Austrian generals who were said to clinking their beer glasses together to celebrate the execution of Arad Martyrs in 1849