Nyelv kiválasztása: Magyar

What's Happening

Lords of the Ring: new circus shows shine across Budapest

Acrobats soar at incredible heights while tumblers and jugglers flit under bright lights, all amazing audiences in a trio of spectacular circus productions happening in multiple venues of the Magyar metropolis this month. Come one, come all!

Lost but not found in Budapest

The newly opened "Mentés Másként" exhibit displays unclaimed treasures and trash left behind all around downtown, providing fascinating insight to local life.

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Budapest

Eat, drink, and be merry amid hearty parties happening in Hungary’s capital to honor the autumn season’s arrival with countless beers and booming cheers.

Introducing the 2014/15 performance season: Trafó House

Budapest's biggest avant-garde theater opens its gates to fans of contemporary performances, exhibitions, and community programs. Among a wide range of different productions, here's what not to miss in the forthcoming season.

Introducing the 2014/15 performance season: Liszt Academy

As one of the world’s most prestigious institutions of musical education, Budapest’s Liszt Academy hosts world-class concerts in its meticulously restored Art-Nouveau performance halls – here are some upcoming highlights.

We Love Eating

Okospanda hosts Budapest’s first online street-food festival

An astonishing number of food festivals are held in Budapest nowadays – there seems to be a different one happening every weekend. At first glance, the street-food show of Okospanda seems to be just like the rest of them, apart from the tiny fact that the whole event is online. Say what?

Around Budapest

Buda’s “mushroom” hub sprouts afresh

As one of the finishing touches in the renovation of Moricz Zsigmond Square, the circular "Gomba" building is finally renewed both inside and out, providing premises for a BKK office, a café, and a bistro/gallery.

Discover secret sights along Budapest's Grand Boulevard

Pest's Grand Boulevard – or “Nagykörút” – is one of the city's main thoroughfares, but while we're busily going about our day along it, it's easy to miss the amazing sights found all along this beautiful road.

Life in Budapest

Dig the diverse sounds of Sena Dagadu

The truly unique audio artistry of Ghanaian-Hungarian singer Sena Dagadu ranges from hardcore rap to soulful versions of Shakespeare's sonnets – get to know this talented modern chanteuse best known as the lead singer of Irie Maffia.

DEZKA is a little skateboard company with big plans

Inspired by classic “banana board” styles of the ’70s, a Budapest-based group of friends created a complete line of colorful mini-skateboards that are perfect for modern-day urban living – and now the story of DEZKA is really starting to get rolling.

How to get to downtown Budapest from the airport

There are several easy ways to reach the center of Hungary’s capital from Budapest Airport, with options suitable for all budgets – we provide a thorough guide complete with photos and web links.


Urban Fall: autumn hiking spots of Budapest

Budapest offers many superb locations for hiking that are found close to the city center, providing plenty of options for the best outdoor activity in autumn. Here are our recommendations for a good walk in nature.

Top Nosh: Budapest’s best Jewish restaurants

Hungary's capital – and Pest's District VII in particular – offers plenty of excellent eateries serving traditional and modern dishes of Judaic culture, including numerous kosher options. Bete'Avon!

The best ruin pubs in Budapest – 2014 edition

From laid-back hangouts decorated with discarded furniture to modern community centers offering fine food, the selection of ruin pubs in Hungary’s capital provides something for everyone – here are our current favorites.

Upper Crust: Budapest's best pizza slices

In recent years, cheap pizza-slice stands keep popping up all over the city, and while most of them offer little more than something savory to soak up alcohol, these pizza proprietors offer pies that are a cut above.

Sightsee differently with Budapest’s alternative tours

Checking out Hungary’s capital is certainly enjoyable aboard typical tour buses, but these extraordinary excursions – from rides on chain-free bicycles to cruising in vintage vehicles – allow visitors to view landmarks amid wild larks.

Budapest's most spectacular synagogues

There are several significant Jewish temples to be found around Budapest. In this compilation, we introduce some of them, from the smallest to the largest.

Top 10 things to do in Budapest

Here's our list of the most classic experiences to be enjoyed in Hungary's capital, with some unexpected sights along the way. Whether visiting the city for a few days or a few years, don't miss these spots!

Get the Dough: savor Budapest's best lángos

With swimsuit season almost over, there's no reason to refrain from Hungary's most beloved anti-health food: lángos, a moveable feast of deep-fried dough with various toppings. Here's where to find this hearty delicacy.