|Shopping|| 3 || km ||Airport|| 25 || km |
|Suburban traffic|| 300 || m |
In the City; In the mountains
With its monuments and ancient buildings, Budapest today is a reborn capital. On the empty spaces that remained after World War II, banks and modern buildings have been built, all carefully blended with the other buildings which were built prior to the 20th century. The rebirth can be seen in theaters, spas, museums, libraries, parks, means of transportation and even in sanitary and social institutions. The development of the infrastructure is a bit less visible, but it has visible parts as well, such as the new bridges which span the Danube. To the eyes of tourists the renovations and the reopening of old cafes, restaurants and galleries from the 1880's and 1910's, is visible. Budapest has many national and international cultural festivals, international sporting events and musical events for the youth such as the “Sziget” festival and the Budapest Parade which corresponds to the Love Parade in Berlin. In the 21st century, through the accession of Hungary to the EU, Budapest has become the regional center in regards to politics, economics and culture. Thus making it the most visited capital in central Europe after Prague. In Budapest there are countless possibilities for spending one’s time, such as attending a variety of cultural programs, visiting historical and architectural monuments, amusement parks, churches and museums, and last but not least, the zoo and botanical gardens. The traditional Hungarian food, followed by the well known Hungarian wines along with the friendly hospitality of the population, will offer you pleasant moments during your vacation. Regardless of the season, Budapest is a wonderful place to spend your holiday and is always ready to charm its visitors!