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Hungary ( Europe )
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Budapest is categorised as Heritage


Royal Palace in Budapest
Budapest Night Views
Chain Bridge at Night
Buda Castle in Budapest (Photo Courtesy: Cristian Bortes)
Dagály Bath
Fisherman’s Bastion (Photo Courtesy: Ealdgyth)
Gellért Bath (Photo Courtesy: Roberto Ventre)
Mary Magdalene Tower
Matthias Church (Photo Courtesy: VinceB)
Opera House in Budapest (Photo Courtesy: PDXdj)
Rudas Bath at the foot of Gellert Hill (Photo Courtesy: misibacsi)
Shops in Szentendre (Photo Courtesy: Atollak)
St Stephan’s Basilica (Photo Courtesy: Adam Kliczek)
Széchenyi Bath
Szentendre Main Square (Photo Courtesy: Mkesmarki)
The Great Synagogue (Photo Courtesy: OsvátA)
The Hungarian Parliament Building (Photo Courtesy: Jason Halsall)
Typical draw well in the Puszta
Varoshaza (Photo Courtesy: bree88)
Youth Center of Kecskemet (Photo Courtesy: Cséplő Gábor)

Reasons to Visit
  • Budapest (525 kms from Prague via Slovakia) is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities of the Central Europe.
  • Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest's extensive World Heritage Site includes the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway (the second-oldest metro line in the world).
  • Budapest has around 80 geothermal springs, the world's largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building.
  • Budapest is one of the must visit destination as part of Central Europe itinerary
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Budapest
  • Budapest is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin (Ernakulam), Hyderabad, Kolkata

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  • Capital cities of Eastern Europe (6 Nights)

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  • Eastern Europe Van Tour (8 Nights)

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    St Stephan's Basilica is a Roman Catholic basilica and one of the largest in Hungary. The basilica is named in honour of the first king of Hungary, King Stephan. The impressive dome of the basilica towers over Budapest's skyline and is one of Budapest's most popular attractions. It took over 50 years to build this beautiful basilica during which the dome collapsed and had to be rebuilt from scratch. You can climb up to the top of the dome to view stunning panoramic views of the city.
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    Roman Catholic Church
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    Activity
    Village Visit
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    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
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    View Point
    Valley Views
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    The UNESCO World Heritage listed Castle Hill is located at Buda on the western side of the Danube. The imposing Castle Hill can be viewed from all parts of Budapest, and for centuries has main point of defence of the city. The castle hill is home to many must-visit historic sights, cobblestone streets and majestic Baroque architecture. Some of the popular sights on the hill are the Royal Palace, the Mary Magdalene Tower, Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
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    The Great Synagogue is the second largest synagogue in the world with a seating capacity of 3000 people. The synagogue was built between 1854 and 1859 in a Moorish Revival style and has several Islamic and Arabic influences as well. The synagogue complex includes the main synagogue, the Heroes' Temple, a graveyard, a memorial and the Jewish Museum.
    Heritage Site
    Synagogue
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    The Hungarian Parliament can be visited by exclusive daily, guided tours. Located on the banks of the Danube, Hungary's Parliament is one Budapest's most prominent and imposing structures. Designed by Imre Steindl and inspired by the Palace of Westminster in London, the Hungarian Parliament is built in a neo-gothic style and was completed in 1902. The Parliament Tour introduces you to the history, operational rules and procedures of the parliament and explores the Main Staircase, the Hungarian Coronation Jewels in the Dome Hall, the Old Upper House Hall, and the Lounge.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
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    Natural Wonders
    Springs
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    Home to the highest number of thermal water spring spas in a city, Budapest is often referred to as the city of spas. There are over 118 springs in Budapest with an average temperature range of 21 to 78 Celsius. Budapest has been a popular spa destination since as early as the 2nd century. Most popular public thermal spas are Széchenyi Bath - one of the largest spas in Europe, Gellért Bath, Rudas Bath and Dagály Bath.
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    Springs
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    Szentendre is a tiny town located on the banks of Danube, at just 19 kms from Budapest. The town is famous for its bustling art scene, art galleries and museums, historic architecture, and cafes. The town has been home to generations of artists since the early 20th century. Every summer scores of artists flock this little art colony to seek inspiration. With its proximity to Budapest, it is a popular day trip destination.
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    Village Visit
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    Puszta Great Plains and Kecskemet Day Trip from Budapest lets you experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Plains of Puszta in southern Hungary. The Great Plains is famous as the sunniest region in Hungary home to beautiful lush green plains, rivers and lakes offering ample opportunities for watersports, fishing and horse riding. The tour takes you on a picturesque drive through the Great Plains to the charming towns of Kecskemet and Lakjosmizse. Kecskemet is the largest town in the region home to a variety of historical sights, nature reserves and a rich culture. At Lakjosmizse you can enjoy a unique performance by local horsemen and a carriage ridge through the steppe landscape of the plains. During the tour you can savour delicious Hungarian three-course meal in traditional local tavern.
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    City Lake, Riverside
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    Located close to Hévíz near the northern shore of Lake Balaton, Lake Hévíz is a geological wonder; it is Europe's largest thermal lake, and the second largest thermal lake in the world. The Lake Hévíz region has been a popular spa town for centuries and was populated since the end of the 4th century BC. The lake's unique water composition is believed to be medicinal and particularly beneficial for patients suffering from rheumatic diseases and locomotor disorders which has led to a thriving spa and health tourism industry in the region. Since the early 20th century, several resorts, vacation houses and spas were built around this beautiful emerald lake. Lake Hévíz is an ideal destination for travellers seeking to relax, enjoy the thermal spas and the area's natural beauty. Lake Hévíz can be explored on a day trip from Tihany or Budapest.
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
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    Village Visit
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    Budapest Night Stroll and Boat Cruise takes you on a leisurely guided walk to explore the best areas of the city by the night. During the walk you will learn about the stories and history behind some of the most famous sights of Budapest. At end of the walk, enjoy a one-hour boat cruise on the Danube. You will also have an excellent opportunity for photography during the tour. The entire tour lasts for around 2.5-3 hours.
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    Walking, Village Visit
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    The Budapest Half-day Sightseeing Tour offers the perfect introduction for first time travellers to Budapest. The tour takes you across the Margaret Bridge to Buda, to explore the Royal Castle, Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion. In the Pest part of Budapest, the tour explores the impressive Hungarian Parliament, St. Stephen's Basilica and the Opera.
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    Village Visit
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Average Day / Night Temperature of Budapest, Budapest

January
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February
3°C / -1°C
March
7°C / 0°C
April
18°C / 7°C
May
21°C / 10°C
June
25°C / 13°C
July
30°C / 15°C
August
29°C / 16°C
September
20°C / 10°C
October
15°C / 7°C
November
10°C / 4°C
December
1°C / -3°C

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Airport in Budapest
  • Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport ( BUD ) , Budapest
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