Budapest ranked as the 6th most impressive destination that can be visited on a small budget. The new ranking has been published by the American news portal Buzzfeed which also highlights the favourite low-budget activities you must try once you visit the Hungarian capital.
The majority of foreign visitors is impressed by Budapest. After listing its wonderful tourist attractions, they often add how cheap the Hungarian capital is. This fact has inspired the American new portal Buzzfeed that has recently published a ranking on the most affordable European cities and the favourite activities to do in each.
published a ranking on the cheapest European cities and the favourite activities to do in each.
Among the favourite low-budget European destinations, Budapest ranked as the 6th most impressive destination that can be visited on a small budget.
Besides the Hungarian capital, the list also includes Prague, Krakow, Zagreb, Istanbul and Lisbon. The author highlights the museums, historical sites and raging nightlife of Budapest, which is a must-see destination when one visits the Central European region. Among the favourite activities, the article points out the free sightseeing tours as one of the best wallet-saving programs, visiting the Parliament, walking across the Chain Bridge or going up to the Fisherman’s Bastion. In this case, entrance to the upper lookout level has become payable since 1st September. The full-price ticket costs HUF 1,000 (~EUR 2.73), while the 50% discount ticket price is HUF 500 (~EUR 1.36). In addition, the article also highlights the Hungarian thermal baths. Even though their ticket price is not particularly low, it is worth all the money, and it can even be a full-day program.
Additionally, the Hungarian capital has recently gained another prestigious international acknowledgement. Last week, the British Time Out magazine published a list of the world’s most incredible city quarters. They involved 27,000 city dwellers and local experts. In the questionnaire, the authors of the survey considered the aspects of gastronomy, entertainment, culture and community life,
based on this, the impressive 11th district of Budapest, Újbuda, ranked 7th out of the 49 international city quarters.
As the Hungarian news portal Travelo reports, the British journal highlights that since the pandemic, many locals moved to the greener Buda-side of the River Danube where they can enjoy the bohemian cafés, bars and independent art galleries of Bartók Béla Boulevard, lined with trees. It also mentions the renewed bar in a former bus depot, the once-abandoned open-air theatre, the concert hall of the A38 boat, the sandy beaches and riverside bars of the Kopaszi Dam, and the Dürer Garden. To realise a perfect day in the city quarter, one should have breakfast at Kelet Café & Gallery, following the day with hiking to the Gellért Hill or enjoying a relaxing afternoon in the Gellért Bath. The article also highlights Bartók Béla Boulevard Festival in mid-September with a lively atmosphere including art exhibitions, street concerts, parties, workshops.
Source: travelo.hu, buzzfeed.com, timeout.com