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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighbourhood
“ It is on the World Heritage List as the Buda Castle District. There are several medieval monuments in the area, as well as 17-18. century residential buildings and public buildings.”
  • 115 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Music Venue
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“One of the most famous night club in Hungary. There is even a secret night club in the night club.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Plaza
“Vörösmarty Square is the most elegant pedestrian zone in Budapest. It lies at the northern end of Váci Street (fashion street) and above the western end of the Millennium Underground (Metro line 1). On the north side of the square stands the eclectic Gerbeaud House, home to the world-famous Hungarian confectionery.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“kvárium Klub, the surrounding , and the adjacent Deák Square together constitute the largest and perhaps best-known meeting point of downtown Budapest. Thousands of youngsters gather here night after night to chill out in the park or on the steps of the club. Akvárium Klub is more than a simple bar: it is a culture center with a wide musical repertoire from mainstream to underground. There is always a good concert and a smashing exhibition, performance, or other event happening here, in a friendly scene, situated right in the city center. Furthermore, Volt-Lokál found inside brings the atmosphere of the best festivals to Budapest week by week.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“The A38 ship is a local favorite and a concert venue attracting high-profile bands and DJs. From jazz to pop to rock, A38 displays a wide range of genres when it comes to music. They offer the best parties which all take place on a ship giving some of the best views of the Danube. A38 is located on the Buda side of the city and features live music on the deck. The basement floor is a great place for dinner but keep in mind, like most restaurants in Budapest, they don’t offer many vegetarian options.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It is located in Buda Castle. Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West. Besides the permanent exhibition, there are always very interesting seasonal ones.”
  • 80 locals recommend
Bar
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“From panoramic igloos to glass-fronted terraces augmenting Art Nouveau hotels, Budapest has any number of terraces to sip mulled wine in the warmth of indoors while watching the snow fall and Christmas lights tinkle. Some are seasonal additions or conversions to popular alfresco spots in summer, others imaginative creations that have only been unveiled this year. Those operating as extensions to top-notch restaurants can offer fine fare to go with your glass of red, a surprisingly affordable experience particularly if you factor in lunchtime deals as well. Live music is an occasional feature, DJs too.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Café
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“The most famous 160 years old confectionery, with the highest quality and widest selection of traditional cakes. Situated in the heart of the city, and their most famous cake is the gerbaud shall be tried here. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Plaza
“The square is about 200 meters long with a park in the middle and restaurants and cafes all around.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Hungarian Restaurant
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“Traditional Hungarian dishes served in a friendly and authentic environment. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Museum of fine visual arts. Eventually they have very interesting expositions.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“"Budapest's Gem". The Gellért Hill is often called the most beautiful place of Budapest. The Gellért Hill Citadel resides 235m above sea level at the top and provides a panoramic view of Budapest like no other. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Church
“St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. This is partly due to its historical heritage, of being dedicated to the holy king St Stephen who was also the founder of the Hungarian state, and partly to the architectural and artistic value of the building itself. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Morrison's 2 is one of the coolest party places in Budapest. This lively pub/club has five dance floors playing 5 different genres, karaoke, an inner courtyard (open year-round), an English-style pub and several bars, offering a wide selection of drinks. Open every night, Morrison's 2 offers cocktail happy hours from 5 pm to 9 pm, for HUF 700. Location: H-1055 Budapest, Szent István krt. 11”
  • 74 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“If you need shopping, money exchange or wide range of food options Corvin Plaza is an answer.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Museum
“Great concert venue offering very affordable prices for world class performances. An added bonus is that the Ludwig Museum is located in the same building and you can visit the museum for free with a concert ticket.”
  • 99 locals recommend