If you’re asking yourself the question ‘why should I visit Budapest?’ the answer is simple.  Hungary’s capital city is beautiful and historic and offers a whole host of cultural sights and activities.

A lot of people visit Budapest to bathe in the Turkish baths and thermal springs surrounded by centuries old architecture, this is a truly relaxing experience.

There are many festivals run in the city all year round.  Some of these include Budapest Spring Festival, the Summer Festival and the Contemporary Arts Festival to name a few.  There are also many free concerts in parks and squares around the city.

If you’re visiting the city to take in the culture, then there are more than 100 museums offering various exhibitions some of the themes including fine and contemporary arts, science and gastronomy.

Budapest has many shopping centres which are hosts to many designer boutiques, electronics, books, jewellery, toiletries, gift shops etc.  In short, you will definitely find what you are looking for here so you can certainly shop ‘til you drop!  If more authentic Hungarian gifts and food stuff are what you’re looking for, then the Central Market Hall located at the end of the Liberty Bridge won’t disappoint.

Explore the city from the deck of a wonderful river cruise on the majestic Danube.  This will take you past many sights including the Parliament Building and Castle Hill all whilst enjoying dinner and music.  A delightful way to take in the sights of this wonderful city.  You are also able to take part in a walking tour and have the option to make it private with your very own guide – these private tours are available at a time of your choice.

There are 5 Michelin star restaurants in the city all offering a top quality dining experience consisting of creative dishes prepared with upmost care and using ultra modern techniques.  These are a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds!

During winter, Budapest is famous for its Christmas market in Vörösmarty Square with organ concerts, authentic Hungarian food and gifts.

If you are looking for a lively nightlife, then you won’t be disappointed.  The sheer number of bars and nightclubs will leave you spoilt for choice and will let you party until dawn.

Budapest is a city of culture and history and you will most certainly leave wanting to come back.

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