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Budapest Travel Guide  

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Info about Budapest

Area:
525 km2
Elevation:
315 m
Overview

It’s located in northern Hungary near Danube River: it covers 525 Km2, the hills of Buda, a part of the city, is between 150 and 500 metres high. The population is about 1,730,000.
Towards the north you can enjoy the view to the Buda hills and to Margaret Bridge on the Danube. On the other side, you can see baroque church towers above mass of houses of Water Town. To the south, instead, there is the Gellért Hill.
The town has ancient fifteenth-century town walls, even if it was completely rebuilt in the eighteenth century; there is also an historic and famous centre, between Liberty Bridge, Chain Bridge, Múzeum körút and Károly körút.
It’s a cultural and an industrial town: there are many libraries, universities, theatres and museums (nearly 100): the largest museums are Hungarian National Museum, the Hungarian National Galleryand the Budapest History Museum.
Every major world cuisine is represented in the city. So, as well as hearty traditional feasts, you can go Italian, Chinese, Mexican or even Russian. Hungarian dishes have a distinctive character of their own, rich with sour cream, onions, eggs, butter and wine. An abundance of good local produce, meat and fish make for dishes such as Halászlé (Fish soup).
The climate is temperate; spring is cool, summer is hot and humid. In winter, the weather is cloudy and often snowy.

Area code:
01
Time zone:
UTC+1
Demonym:
Budapesti
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Overall rating

228
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15
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Who was there

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60
Couples
32
Families
17
Aged Tourists
15
Youth travel
10

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Katie
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Overall Guide : Try hard not to miss a fun summer at the Balaton lake in Hungary or a fun month with Debrecen.
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Overall Guide : Great in spring and early autumn.
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Overall Guide : it is not good!!!!
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Bratislava, Szeged, Pécs, Sopron
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