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Mysterious Umbrella Man spotted atop Puskás Arena

Umbrella Man, known for his thrilling stunts in the Budapest skies, is back in action. Check out the latest photos of his jaw-dropping adventure!


Danube flooding calls for the closure of embankments

Watch out as the Danube is about to overflow its banks, calling for the closure of the lower embankments.


Eco-friendly Budapest – How to go green around town in 2024

If you visit or live in the Hungarian capital, here’s how you can contribute to the city’s nature-friendly initiatives.

New Venues


nor/ma grand

This second outlet of nor/ma grand has opened on the southern corner of the Millenáris Park


Tapagria Budapest

1065 Budapest, Andrássy út 28

At the  Tapagria tapas bar on Andrássy út


arán bakery – Buda

1117 Budapest, Móricz Zsigmond körtér 16A

Paddy, the familiar name given to the sourdough used at the a rán bakery



1051 Budapest, Széchenyi Isván tér 7-8

Contemporary TOKIO brings a little bit of Japan   to a prime spot on the Pest side of Chain Bridge


Museum of Illusions

1065 Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 3

Having opened in many big cities around the world


Geraldine Confectionery

The fourth outlet run by the 150-year-old Auguszt confectionery dynasty  has opened behind the National Museum in the beautifully restored

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How to see Budapest in 24 hours

Budapest is a city that begs for more than a day, but if 24 hours is all you have, don’t worry – you can still soak up its vibes. We'll show you how.


5 secret gardens in Budapest to eat, drink, and relax

These hidden gardens provide the perfect setting for a cocktail session, relaxing in the shade of the trees, or even admiring art!

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7 parks and gardens to admire blooming roses in Budapest

'Roses are red, ...' and white and pink – and they are already blooming. See the prettiest places to catch them.


10 family-friendly attractions to enjoy with kids in Budapest

Budapest is not only child-friendly but child-focused.


The astounding stairways of Buda Castle

Explore some of the many enchanting routes that lead to the hilltop sights of Budapest’s most hallowed neighborhood.

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Danube Carnival 2024

Friday, 7 June 2024 - Friday, 14 June 2024

Learn about Hungary's rich folk dance and music heritage at the Danube Carnival (7-14 June)!


Night of Movement 2024

Friday, 14 June 2024 8.00pm

If you are up for a special and active night, head to Heroes' Square on June 14th and join free work out sessions.


Budapest Pride 2024

Saturday, 8 June 2024 - Sunday, 23 June 2024

Pride Month is in full swing, offering plenty of English-friendly activities to enjoy.

Upcoming events


Morning Yoga on the top of the Tunnel

Saturday, 15 June 2024 9.30am

Start your Saturday with a morning flow at a very special location; on top of Budapest's iconic landmark, the Tunnel!


Henri Gonzo concert at Pontoon

Saturday, 15 June 2024 8.00pm

Get to know the multi-instrumentalist Caribbean-Hungarian musician Henri Gonzo!


WAMP the Hungarian Design Fair – June

Sunday, 16 June 2024 10.00am

In the stunning Neo-Renaissance complex of the Várkert Bazaar, you can get your hands on custom-designed clothes, jewellery, and accessories made by Hungarian designers.


Coldplay: Music Of The Spheres World Tour

Sunday, 16 June 2024 - Wednesday, 19 June 2024

Coldplay did take their time to return, but they'll be making up for it with three shows in June.


Historical Tales with Christian Löffler, Parra For Cuva, Thylacine

Saturday, 15 June 2024

On June 15th, join a party at a World Heritage site: the upcoming Historical Tale party will invade Buda Castle's Lion Courtyard.


SHUK SHUK Design Fair - Summer edition

Sunday, 16 June 2024 12.00pm

SHUK SHUK design fair awaits you at the vibey Buda hangout Este11 (between 12 pm-6 pm), with proper market vibes.


National Beatles Meet-Up

Sunday, 16 June 2024 5.00pm

Here comes the National Beatles Festival, a day that's all about the brilliant music of the iconic British band.


Szimpla Craft Fair - June

Saturday, 15 June 2024 12.00pm

On June 15th, local designers' beauty products, home furnishings, gifts, delicacies and many other goodies will fill the courtyard of Szimpla Kert.


Maker's Market at MOST Bistro

Sunday, 23 June 2024

If you're in search of unique souvenirs or local designer pieces that speak to your heart, Makers' Market is the place to go.



Without the past, there’s no future – we talk with chef András Wolf at the Atrium in the New York Palace

Top chef András Wolf of the Anantara New York Palace talks Hungarian bistro cuisine, tradition and innovation.

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Where the soul finds itself – meet Bence Vági, Artistic Director of Recirquel

Meet Bence Vági, Artistic Director of Recirquel, Hungary's unique contemporary cirque danse company whose latest production, IMA (‘Pray’), represents a spiritual journey taken by the choreographer.

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New Yorker illustrator Lehel Kovács breaks the mould at new exhibition in Budapest

Get lost in summer happiness with the pictures of illustrator Lehel Kovács, whose work for America's top magazines reveals his Eastern-European approach to retro and pop art.

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Cities move to the beat of world music – meet the people behind Budapest Ritmo and Ritmo Picnic

Meet the people behind Budapest Ritmo and Ritmo Picnic, two major world-music festivals taking place across Hungary as part of Bartók Spring International Arts Weeks.

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A festival of real encounters – all you need to know about Bartók Spring

Bartók Spring showcases top artistic talent in many fields, in prestigious venues across Budapest, as well as in Miskolc, Debrecen and Győr. We meet its Operating Director, Janina Szomolányi.

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Writing his own story – we interview painter Gergely Gyuricza

Art therapy helped painter Gyuricza find his creative self and produce original, non-abstract pop art currently being exhibited in galleries abroad. We speak with the artist to see how it all evolved.