The Citadella on Gellért hill affords wonderful views of Budapest

The history of Gellért Hill, and the Citadella atop it, on the West bank of the mighty Danube in Budapest, goes back thousands of years. According to archeological findings, a watchtower stood there in Roman times and it later became famous as the venue of Saint Gellért’s martyrdom.


Matthias Church in the Castle District is a Budapest tourist attraction worth visiting

Matthias Church (Mátyás templom) is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Budapest, situated in the the heart of Buda’s Castle District. According to church tradition, it was originally built in 1015. The current building was constructed in the florid late Gothic style in the second half of the 14th century and was extensively restored in the late 19th century.


The Fisherman’s Bastion affords great views of Budapest and the Danube

The Fisherman’s Bastion is a neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style terrace and rampart situated in Buda, on the Castle hill, by the Matthias Church. It has a fairytale look, with many turrets, projections, parapets, and climbing stairways. From the towers and the terrace there is a beautiful, panoramic view of the Danube, Margaret Island, the Hungarian Parliament and Gellért Hill.


The Great Market Hall for food, souvenirs or just some bustling Budapest atmosphere

The Great Market Hall (Nagycsarnok), or to give its official name the Central Market Hall (Központi Vásárcsarnok), is located on Fővám Square (Fővám Tér) in the 9th district of Budapest, in the downtown area of Pest. It is the largest indoor market in Budapest and was designed and built by Samu Pecz.

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Purchasing tickets for travel on public transport in Budapest

The Budapest public transport is a cheap and easy way to get around this great city.

You do have to purchase your tickets or travel pass in advance though as you cannot buy tickets on the buses, trams, trains or metro and you must validate it on the bus or tram and before you get on the metro or train.


Bus and trolley bus travel in Budapest

Buses and trolley buses are another easy way to get around beautiful Budapest. There are over 150 bus routes and 15 trolley bus routes criss-crossing Budapest and taking you to every nook and cranny of the city. The buses are blue and the trolley buses are red.


Going underground in Budapest – the Budapest Metro

The Budapest Metro is the underground system in the Hungarian capital Budapest and a cheap and easy way to get around town. It is the third oldest underground system in the world and will help you enjoy the city of Budapest by getting you where you need to go


Getting around Budpest by tram, the cheap and easy way around town

Trams are a fast and efficient way to get around picturesque Budapest, linking many shopping centres, cinemas, metro stations, train stations, museums, parks and sights. Budapest has more than 30 tram lines which you can recognise them by their bright-yellow colour.


Budapest Ferihegy International Airport

Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (Hungarian: Ferihegyi Nemzetközi Repülőtér or simply Ferihegy), pronounced “Ferry-hedge”, is the international airport serving the Hungarian capital city of Budapest, and the largest of the Hungary’s five international airports.

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