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Our TOP3 posts list the three best places in their categories according to Fabulous Budapest. You can also find Fun Facts about the capital, Hungary or Hungarian culture, gastronomy, history. To make your stay in Budapest hassle-free we provide some Practical info. We will also keep you updated about News and interesting events.
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Vörösmarty Square is home to a hugely popular and the biggest Christmas Market of Budapest during the winter. Between 11 November and 6 January daily between 10:00-22:00 The square will give place to various cultural programs with stage performances, fair with...read more
The Main Square (Fő tér) of Óbuda hosts various programs during the four weekends of Advent between 25th November and 18th December. There will be many concerts, puppet shows, folk craft market and other entertainments for everyone. For example, you can enjoy the free...read more
To be more precise it’s a bust commemorating Béla Lugosi, one of the most famous impersonators of the infamous vampire-man. So who was this man whose character as well as strong accent became part of the film history? He was born Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó in Lugos,...read more
It might sound strange to have a post called “top3 cemeteries”, but there are beautiful and important places of mourning that we can visit – not only on November 1st. The National Graveyard at Fiumei Street (Fiumei úti Nemzeti Sírkert) is one of the oldest and...read more
In the course of the Il Grande Misteri The Family Gospel School of Humanity for the current times, Andrea Bocelli holds a free concert at the Saint Stephen's Basilica in Budapest at 19:30 on 5th November. Concert is free but prior registration required. Register...read more
The battle of Nándorfehérvár (today's Belgrade) took place more then 550 years ago, juts around this time of the year. Three years after taking Constantinople Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II fought his way through the Balkans and wanted to invade Hungary too, but he was...read more
The years following the Second World War weren't about peace and prosperity in Hungary. The lack of resources made reconstruction hard, while huge amounts of war reparations were paid to the "liberating" Soviet Union. The Hungarian currency experienced hyperinflation:...read more
October 23rd on the 60th Anniversary marks the day of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 which was one of the most significant events of the country’s 20th century history. The revolution was against the communist regime that was beaten down by the Russian army. It is a...read more
This is GÖMBÖC, the world’s only artificial, self-righting shape which was invented by Hungarian scientists. In 2006 Gábor Domokos and Péter Várkonyi were the first in the history of mathematics who came up with a formula to describe a homogeneous object with one...read more
“Slow places? What are they? Why are they called slow?” - you could ask. Well, according to the Slow movement that started in Italy, but for 3 years have been growing in Budapest too, it’s a place where you can just sit or lie down without having to consume anything...read more
Budapest is the city of waters not by accident. Crowds of locals and tourists love soaking in one of the thermal baths of the Hungarian capital enjoying the relaxing effects of the water. They might be aware of the beneficial effects the water has, but probably not...read more
The Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival (previously it was named as Budapest Autumn Festival) takes place between 07 and 23 October, 2016. The more than two-week event will be focusing on Béla Bartók Hungarian-born composer work and life. With almost 110 events at...read more