Admire opulent Golden Age architecture, soak in a thermal bath, and wander the winding streets of old villages: with Rick Steves, Budapest is yours to discover! Inside Rick Steves Budapest you’ll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Budapest
Rick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites
Top sights and hidden gems, from the ornate Parliament building and the Széchnyi Baths to local unicum distilleries (Hungary’s favorite spirit!)
How to connect with local culture: Catch a world-class opera performance, dive into a bowl of goulash, or sample paprika at the Great Market Hall
Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick’s candid, humorous insight
The best places the eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of pálinka
Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and historic museums
Detailed neighborhood maps for exploring on the go
Useful resources including a packing list, a Hungarian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading
Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down
Complete, up-to-date information on every neighborhood in Budapest, as well as day trips to Gödöllö Palace, Lázár Lovaspark, Holókö, the Danube Bend, Szentendre, Visegrád, Esztergom, and more
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Budapest.
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