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Best things to do in Budapest

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Italian Restaurant
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“Fausto's offers two restaurants in one: the Ristorante side (gastronomic) and the Osteria side (bistro). Whatever you choose, the food is amazing. We love the atmosphere of this restaurant and the service is excellent.”
13 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of my favourite breakfast place is Zoska, small but very nice place for a tasty breakfast. ”
30 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“If you want to have a premium cafe together with a nice breakfest and don't want to go far, than this is what you are looking for!”
15 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Budapest restaurants are know for their set lunch menus and Ruben has the most in-expensive and tasty one. You'll need to book though.”
9 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“Astoria Metro Station is the closest large public transport hub to you. Metro line M2 passes through that will take you to Buda.”
4 locals recommend
Shoe Store
“Hungary's very own cool shoe brand's flagship store. Buy a pair because no one back home will know what you're wearing.”
7 locals recommend
Plaza
“Astoria metro station is 3 minutes walk away and can bring you the one end of Pest or to the other part of the city in Buda - take it to Széll Kálmán tér if you want to walk up to the castle district!”
34 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Metro number: 2. Tram number: 47 and 49. Bus number: 7, 8E, 107, 108E, 133E.”
3 locals recommend
Design Studio
“deisgn minimarket: Insitu has own products, such as Wonderwall wallstickers, clocks and accessories made from recycled vinyl records and the firecycle collection (bags, belts and wallets) are recycled as well from used firehoses. And what else can you find on the shelves? More than 30 Hungarian brands (Balkan Tango, AB Concrete, Badger&Fox, Eszter Schall…etc) Moreover, there’s a great variety of Lomography cameras that are widely used by professional and hobby photographers.”
3 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“Underground, tram and bus stop, you can get anywhere from Astoria station. Even a Hop-on Hop-off bus starts from here.”
3 locals recommend
Bus Station
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The second biggest Synagogue in the world located on Astoria. A beautiful piece of architecture where the jewish faith is practiced, the most famous jewish Hungarians honored, and the atrocities the Jewish people of Hungary faced is remembered. ”
1 local recommends
Natural Feature
1 local recommends
Cafe
“Small coffee shop, offering good food and coffee. You can have them to go as well. Gluten free, diabetic, paleo options also available. ”
3 locals recommend
Thrift / Vintage Store
“this is the best second hand shop in budapest, not only they have authentic second hand clothing from the past but also from time to time if you are lucky they have amazing offers where everything is simply 1,50€ ! here u need good luck to not find smth ;) ”
3 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Another famous artisan ice cream. Natural ingredients, unique and rare flavors are available.”
2 locals recommend