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What You Should Know More About Budapest
· Be wary of the touts
· Do not entertain the beggars.
· Always carry with you a first aid kit.
· Do not let anyone cheat you.
· Sit only in a prepaid taxi. If you are unable to find a prepaid taxi, you must always negotiate the fare before hiring the taxi.
· Do not indulge in any form of physical or verbal fights with anyone.
· Always carry with you at least one proof of your identity.
· Drink only bottled mineral water.
· In case you suffer from any medication, make it a point to carry with you all the necessary medications.
· Always keep your passport safely.
· Make sure you have a pre made photo copy of your passport.
· Do not trust anyone with your valuables or cash.
· Do not leave your baggage containing cash and valuables in the hotel room.
· Enquire about the room safe before booking a hotel.
· Do not click a picture in the religious place without the permission from the authority.
· Never film without permission.
· Dress only in accordance with the prevalent cultures and traditions.
· Learn a few words from the local languages. This shall remove the communication barrier that you may encounter in a foreign country.
· Keep away from drugs.
The legal age for drinking in Budapest is 18 years.
Decorated from top to bottom in an architectural marvel, this place to see is supposed to offer you some amazing sights of the area surrounding the structure. This structure offers such amazing views of the surrounding areas that it is recommended that in order to truly take in the beauty of this place, you should visit it at varying times, just before twilight and after the dark. You can reach the top through stairs or through the funicular railway.
St. Stephen’s Basilica
An amazing sacred structure, this building offers spectacular sightseeing opportunities to its visitors. There is no fee for entering the cathedral. The interiors of the structure are preserved in their pristine condition that depicts the architectural work of the olden days. Moreover, there are several art depictions within the hall that catch your attention and take you back to the pre-historic times when this cathedral was built. You may sit in peace and admire the beautiful effigies within the halls. The lively ambience, the lights and the incredible hues are so attractive that you would certainly want to spend a good number of hours here.
Another architectural beauty in the city, the castle hill is the perfect way to spend an evening in Budapest. Start your visit by walking towards the Chain bridge and take the stairs. There are different levels in the building which can be accessed via an elevator. The Castle Hill is all yours to explore, as much as you like. What you get at the top are amazing sights of the neighbouring areas and the city from afar, something that is unique to this structure.
Want to explore some of the waters of Budapest? Here is your chance. Although, owing to the popularity of the place, you might find it a bit crowded, you will be excited to explore the buildings and bridges that surround the Danube. You will get ample opportunities to click photographs here.
Hungarian State opera house
Looking to fill your tour to Budapest with some authentic art? This is the place where you will find the time to go along with guided tours and let some really amazing voices ring in your ears from the opera podium. Opera singing in this house is quite famous, which is visited by tourists often.
Go shopping and binging
Budapest is a lively market, abuzz with people shopping from the locals markets. Holidays are spent well in Budapest, exploring its many markets and trying out its exclusive restaurants and cafes.
Take the Budapest Bath
It is said that the city of Budapest is a city of Baths. There are several thermal springs to be discovered in the city, where you can take a bath and go on to say that you truly took a dip in those waters of the city.
Strolling across the Andrassy Avenue
Budapest has also earned itself the reputation of being called the Paris of the East. The amazing architecture and ambience of this square is an evident reason and explanation as to why the city is called by this phrase.
Visit the pubs
The city has a thriving nightlife culture, where you can interact with the locals and give a visit along with friends and family. Having a drink out here is not such a bad idea after all.
Take home the antiques
If shopping is your kind of thing, then visiting the Falk Miksa Utca, the famous antiques arena in Budapest is a very good idea. Here, you will find a number of shops and stores that sell antique items and souvenirs. Many galleries are also situated in and around this area, which attracts a large number of people from across the city. It is situated very close to the Parliament, and is hence easily accessible.
Shop at the flea markets
Shopping never really ends in Budapest. If you want to explore the market scene a bit more, then the Ecseri Flea market is indeed one of your best bets. This market is more of a treasure hunt for tourists and locals alike. With an ample amount of variety and selection of goods, it is impossible to say what you will really find in this market.
Go on a guided tour
Another way to refresh yourself in the city and get a glimpse of the life of people out here is by taking a guided tour with one of the many authorised local here. What you will explore on this tour are ample number of tourist places and a deep insight into the culture and history of this city. It is a very intricate and unique learning experience as you get to meet the locals of the city and learn about their way of life.
Take a panoramic view of the city
There are many spots in the city from where you can get defined views of the surrounding areas and the city itself. One of the best ways to do so is at the summit of Gellert hill and the Danube. Form these points, you can get a view of the entire city, in a panoramic state. There is nothing more beautiful and alluring than this sight, which is what most tourists want to do the first thing after they come into the city. This indeed is the best thing to do in Budapest.
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