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May 3, 2017

Here Is What You Can Do in Budapest On a Rainy Day

Whether you travel or live there, there is nothing more depressing than a rainy day. When you’re in Budapest and you’re eager to get a taste for the city, but…

best museums in budapest Things to Do and See
March 18, 2017

Unusual Museums and Exhibitions in Budapest

When it comes to museums, Budapest has all the usual candidates, including, art, national, natural history and ethnographic. These are all fine choices for a visit, but you may be…

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December 5, 2016

The Ultimate Selection of Budapest Guidebooks

If you’re planning on coming to Budapest, you’d do well to give yourself a little introduction to the city so you know what to expect and have an idea about what you want to see and do. You’ll find plenty of advice…

rautavaara the mine Things to Do and See
October 10, 2016

The Mine: World Premiere at the Hungarian State Opera

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, the Hungarian State Opera in cooperation with FinnAgora will be presenting Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara’s opera Kaivos (The Mine)….

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July 18, 2016

The Ultimate Summer Experience in Budapest

If your desire for the best summer ever happens to coincide with a trip to Budapest then you’re in for a treat. Like many places, the sun brings out the…

királyi bérpalota Things to Do and See
May 19, 2016

Királyi Bérpalota: The Royal Apartments

You’ve seen it many times. You probably walked beside it the other day. But did you notice it looks different now? Originally designed by architects Flóris Korb and Kálmán Giergl,…

aria hotel budapest Things to Do and See
April 10, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Need to Check Out Aria Hotel Budapest

Aria is a luxury boutique hotel in Budapest with unique music themed design and services. However, Aria is not just a place for visitors to Budapest, but it’s also one of the few hotels in town that…

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March 30, 2016

Vera Jonas Experiment: Tiger, Now! Album Release Party

Unique, fresh and playful, with a very sensitive and personal voice upfront. Vera Jonas, after earning both Hungarian and international recognition, introduces a new chapter: Vera Jonas Experiment is set to…

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December 26, 2015

Our 12 Favorite Articles About Budapest in 2015

The end of the year has us all reflective here at Budapest Local. A year is a long time in any city and Budapest, which is fast becoming the destination…

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December 20, 2015

New Year’s Eve 2015 in Budapest

Known in Hungarian as “Szilveszter”, New Year’s Eve really makes Budapest come alive. Locals like to party at the best of times and for many, the 31st is the time…

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November 27, 2015

3 Must-Visit Places in Budapest for Beautiful Interior Design

One of the best ways to learn about Budapest is through its architecture and interior design. However, while you can easily explore architecture when walking around the city, interior design is something more…

korda studios Things to Do and See
November 13, 2015

VIDEO: Visiting the Korda Filmpark and Korda Studios

Did you know that Budapest has become a major filming location over the last years? Movies like Houdini, Hellboy II and The Martian were all filmed in Budapest. However, besides the…

prague vs. budapest Things to Do and See
October 16, 2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Budapest Over Prague!

You might be trying to decide between a trip to Prague or one to Budapest. We’ll agree it’s a tough choice. Both cities have charm and beauty in abundance and…

Budapest Local Sziget 2015 Things to Do and See
August 14, 2015

Video: Budapest Local at Sziget 2015

Budapest Local was at the Sziget Festival the other day to see some of those must see bands at Sziget 2015. We also went around with our camera and talked…

Sziget bands to see in 2015 Things to Do and See
August 11, 2015

Who Should You See at Sziget 2015

The Sziget 2015 Festival is upon us and ready to turn up the heat on Budapest during an already sweltering summer. In its 23rd year, the festival will be bringing…

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June 16, 2015

Budapest Baths FAQ

Thermal baths in Budapest are definitely among the main attractions of the city. However, still today, there is so much confusion and outdated information about these great places. As the…

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December 27, 2014

Spending New Year’s Eve in Budapest? Check Out Our Curated List of Happenings in the City!

Click here for our recommendations on New Year’s Eve in Budapest in 2015. Planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Budapest? Here is our list of suggestions on some great…

projekt showroom Things to Do and See
December 16, 2014

Visiting the Home of the Christmas Spirit

This is the third year that Projekt Showroom has come up with a great Christmas pop-up store with the most unique and special Christmas gifts. However, those who are familiar…

budapest in the winter Things to Do and See
December 10, 2014

9 Reasons For You to Visit Budapest in the Winter

Are you planning a trip to Budapest in the winter but worried about not finding any fun and interesting activities in the city? Then we have good news: Budapest is a great city for a winter vacation and to prove that we put together a list of 9 activities…

four seasons christmas market Things to Do and See
November 25, 2014

Get Ready for the Holidays at the Four Seasons Christmas Market

Budapest is known for its great Christmas markets, where both locals and visitors can experience the Holiday atmosphere of Budapest. This year, however, we can all enjoy a special treat as…

random trip Things to Do and See
November 8, 2014

Budapest Local Takes You on a Random Trip

Random Trip is one of the most exciting weekly projects in the Budapest music scene happening on every Tuesday on the A38 Ship. With a different lineup each week, Random…

budapest english theatre Things to Do and See
October 29, 2014

Budapest English Theatre: Great Plays in English, But Not Only for Expats!

Budapest is a great place to live if you love theatre. Most of the productions are in Hungarian, but fortunately there are also more and more shows in English. One great…

budapest hammond klub Things to Do and See
October 16, 2014

Here is the New Monthly Happening in Budapest

There is a new monthly concert series in Budapest called Budapest Hammond Klub. With a different lineup each time, these concerts will feature the Hammond organ, one of the most exciting musical instruments. The next concert will be on Saturday, October 18 at 9:00 pm at Jedermann Café where…

jewels of persia Things to Do and See
September 5, 2014

From Budapest to Tehran on a Moving 5 Star Hotel

If you had to describe your last train ride, ‘exciting’ would probably be the last word that came to your mind. For a long time now traveling by train has been…

Paloma Things to Do and See
August 1, 2014

Check Out the Creative Side of Budapest at Paloma

Today it might be hard to believe, but Kossuth Lajos Street used to be the shopping street of Budapest where people bought everything they needed. However, as shopping malls became…