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Budapest Travel Guide Hungary - When planning a trip to Budapest, you will encounter a host of exciting attractions and activities that are spread across close to 30 separate districts. There are gems like the Castle District, which is considered the first. It is here that one can get a clear sense of the history and culture associated with the city. Inside and out, the city provides a wealth of interesting points of interest, satisfying natural scenery, and lovely views of the Danube.

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Before investigating all that the city has to offer, you should settle into one of the many lodging selections scattered about Budapest. Many visitors to Budapest enjoy accommodations at a hotel that is moderately priced within the city. For $100 per night, the Hotel Aquarius, located at Nagytetenyi Utca 372, provides easy access to local sights, such as the Castle Museum and the Thermal Bath. When staying at the Park Hotel Flamenco on Tas Vezer U.7, you will enjoy a room that cost close to $120 per night. Extra perks to look forward to includes right of entry to a satisfying fitness center, indoor swimming pool and sauna.

Many tourists start their journey of Budapest Hungary by visiting the center of the city, which is situated within District V. Some of the features here include the Vasarcsarnok, which is the main market hall, the Danube, and a variety of shops and restaurants. District VI offers an array of cultural explorations, including Andrassy ut, which is considered one of the most beautiful of the boulevards. The Opera House and Liszt Academy is also located in this section of town.

Traveling to District VII, you will find the historic Old Jewish Quarter, where a handful of synagogues, Kosher bakeries, and tasty eateries are in position. Additional tourist attractions in Budapest to consider paying a visit can be found in District IX, where interesting bars and cafes can be found. The entertaining and exciting possibilities of the city are bound to increase the longer you become accustomed to the area.

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Budapest Interesting Facts

  • Budapest was first built by Celts in the 1st century BC.
  • Budapest is known as the "Pearl of the Danube".
  • The Huns conquered the area of Budapest in 409.
  • Buda and Pest merged into one city in 1873.
  • The royal castle and walled city date to mid-13th century.
  • Buda Castle stands 48 meters above the Danube River.
  • Heroes Square was created in 1896 to commemorate the 1000-year anniversary of the Hungarian conquest.
  • Budapest contains about 120 thermal springs.
  • At the time of construction in 1903, the Elizabeth Bridge was the world's longest suspension bridge.
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