Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, its extensive World Heritage Sites include the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes’ Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second oldest in the world. Other highlights include a total of 80 geothermal springs, the world’s largest thermal water cave system, and third largest Parliament building. The city attracts about 4.3 million tourists a year, making it the sixth most popular city in Europe according to Euromonitor.
This beautiful historical capital is situated on the banks of the Danube and is called the pearl of the Danube. The city actually consists of three cities: Óbuda with Celtic and Roman ruins, Buda in the hills on the western bank, famous for its historic Castle Hill and beautiful residential area, and Pest with its shopping, government and commercial districts on the flat plain of the east bank. The architectural beauty with monuments from neo-classic, baroque to eclectic art nouveau is prevalent in the city. Budapest is also world famous for its abundance of concerts, operas, recitals, galas and exhibitions.
You can find all cuisine in Hungary. There are a lot of Chinese, Turkish, Iranian, Greek, Italian, Indian and Japanese restaurants and buffets as well as fast food chains in Budapest.
Certainly, as all European cities, Budapest has many cafés and teahouses, ranging from classical to modern ones, as well as art cafés. The entertainment centres of social life for young people studying in Budapest are the ‘ruin pubs’, which are unique in the world. They have developed along the trends of European art. They are centres for open-mindedness to other cultures and networking, where you can meet friendly and helpful people.