Budapest – Beautiful Budget Holiday Destination in Hungary
One of the most popular cities among budget travelers in Europe is the capital of Hungary, Budapest. There are many reasons for this, including the wealth of activities that are available to take part in for free, or for very little money. The capital is so beautiful, that just wandering around the city without actually paying to get in anything is already enough.
If you do want to delve a little further into the culture of the city, this infographic will help you as it has highlighted the main sights that are worth a visit, along side the price you can expect to pay when visiting the attraction. This can be a huge help when you are planning your itinerary as it helps you to work out a rough budget required for the trip.
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Planning an itinerary sounds like a dull task, but actually can be quite the opposite. It can allow you to start getting excited about your adventure well before it has begun, and because you will know a little about Budapest before you arrive, you will be able to get more out of the things you see. In addition, it can ensure that you do not waste time when you are there. If you have a loose travel plan prepared, you will spend less time travelling and more time enjoying yourself. You will also save money on your travel too.
Among the top sights to visit are the Fisherman’s Bastion, where you can enjoy fantastic views over the city for free; the Buda Castle, the huge, majestic building which stands overlooking the river and contains the National Library and National Gallery, among other things; the Hungarian Parliament, which is on the Pest side of the river and features ornate, golden painted walls and pillars; and St. Stephen’s Basilica.
The Ruin Bars are one of the main evening activities, particularly among the young and trendy. These popular bars have a fantastic reputation, and are a huge draw for people wanting to enjoy the lively side of Budapest.
Another activity that is free, and will give you a great tour of the city, is the hunt for the bronze statues. There are statues all around the city, and some of the most famous include Colombo (the famous detective, the Shoes on the Danube bank and the Fat Policeman.
Your basic costs should also be taken into consideration when planning a trip to Budapest, and the infographic provides up to date prices for wine, a meal out, bread, a travel card and fuel, among other things.
Accommodation in Budapest is also very reasonably priced. A four star hotel can be enjoyed for around £80, but the apartments are the real bargain, and there are plenty of them around the city. In the famous Jewish quarter, where you will find many of the late night bars and night life activity, there are apartments for just €40 per night. A list of the budget travel sites is provided at the end of the infographic, so you can get a great deal on your accommodation what ever time of year you choose to travel to this wonderful city.