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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Budapest

Cinco de Mayo is often mixed up with the Mexican National Holiday, the country’s “official” Independence Day, which is held on September 16, and is a bigger celebration than the widely known Cinco de Mayo. The origin of this holiday starts with a bittersweet victory won by a heroically defensive Mexican army led by General […]

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The Romanesque Hall – Open from March 15 to April 2, 2018

The renewed Romanesque Hall of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest will be reopen to the public, after 70 years, from March 15 to April 2, 2018, every day from 10.00 to 17.00. Preliminary registration is not required, the admission is free for all visitors.

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March 15 – National Holiday

March 15 is a national holiday in Hungary, commemorating the anniversary of the 1848/49 Revolution against the Habsburg regime. On this day all the supermarkets, shopping malls, etc. will be closed but there are other interesting things to do, e.g.: 9.00 Raising of the Hungarian flag at the Parliament in Kossuth Square 14:00 Ceremonial speech by the Prime […]

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How to spend spring in Budapest

Spring is almost here and event organizers have been working hard in Budapest! Spring in Budapest brings warmer temperatures so the best things to do in spring here require you to spend some much-needed time outdoors. No complaints here. There are plenty of delightful events and happenings in the city when the flowers are in […]

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Oldtimer Show in Budapest – April 13-15, 2018

Dear oldtimer fans! The Oldtimer Show Company returns with a brand new exhibition material in 2018. Many, more than 100 years old of antique cars and motorcycles, never seen oldtimer cars, motorcycles and tractors, old and new collectors, restorers, freshly completed their latest works. The exhibition will take place in the Hungarian Railway Museum between […]

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Breakfast at Piccolo Café

There is a tiny little café in one of the loveliest squares of the 6th district in Budapest that brings a real authentic Italian atmosphere into the life of local people. This is Piccolo Café where “nomen est omen” aka the name says it all. 🙂 It is really a miniature coffee shop with only 3 […]

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How to spend winter in Budapest

Winter in Budapest is full of Christmas lights, window displays, shopping, and much more than just spending a few hours inside the cozy restaurants and clubs and bars. From outdoor skating to seasonal food festivals, there’s so much fun for everyone at this time of the year. And don’t forget that Budapest is absolutely spectacular […]

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Relax in style at Lake Balaton

Káli Basin is the most characteristic part of the Balaton Uplands and with its 9,111 hectares forms an integral part of the Balaton Uplands National Park. It is an easy 2.5-hour drive from Budapest and only 10 minutes by car from the north shore of Lake Balaton. Many church towers, wine cellars and the signs […]

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Basilica in Esztergom

Already ticked all the must-see tourist attractions in Budapest? Then why not spend a lovely day in the charming city of Esztergom, often nicknamed as the ‘City of St. Stephen’ or the ‘Rome of Hungary’. It is situated on the right bank of the Danube, appr. 60 km from Budapest. If you decide to walk […]

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Vegan Sunday Market, the community marketplace

Ready for the 3rd Vegan Sunday Market will be held on February 19, 2017? It’s officially a tradition now, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing new about it. It’s not only a market anymore, it will be transformed into a community marketplace with cooking workshops and open discussions about certain vegan-related topics. Sounds good, right?

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