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Travel information, time tables
Hungarian State Railways
airport arrival-departure info
Rent a car services in Budapest
Berauto - Rent a car in Budapest
Car Rental Budapest
Rent a bicycle :
VII.ker. Wesselényi utca 18.
Only 6 min. walk from us.
6 h: 2000 Ft one day: 3000 Ft.
Phone.: 06-30-944 5533.
Budapest Yellow Zebra
V.ker. Deák tér, Sütő utca 2.
Only 10 min. walk from us.
5 h.:1500 Ft, one day : 3500 Ft.
Bicycle service near us:
VIII.Puskin utca 14-16. in the cellar.
From our house turn to the right, first corner to the right, then first
corner to the left.
Fülöp Kerékpár Centrum
1145 Budapest, Erzsébet Királyné útja 14/a.
Westend City Bike
VI. ker Váci út 1-3.
3 h.: 400 Ft, one day: 2200 Ft.
For example daytime sightseeing course, one hour evening sighseeing
course is more expensive, but unforgettable experience
( 5100 Ft,but for students 4100 Ft,
child (10-14 y. 2650 HUF),
candlelit dinner cruise,
event or party boat charter cruise
on the river Danube also available
Boat excursions on the Danube
Tried by several of us and our guests,
in the "eighth district"
Everybody has its own Budapest. Two ambitious young Hungarians
Gyuri Baglyas and Manó Domján have decided to show their
own one to the tourists during such an alternative „sightseeing", which
leaves the Fishermen's bastion, Parliament out and concentrates on the
renounded "eighth district".
Wide variety of top quality active vacations and relaxing holidays
programs including bicycling, walking, cave, wine, horseback riding,
birdwatching, water tours, guaranteed programs, culture events and
world heritage sites in Hungary.
military hospital and nuclear-raid shelter
Entrance: Budapest, Castle Hill, Szentháromság tér
/ Holy Trinity Square, next to the bus stop
Occasional entrance for groups on special agreement: Lovas street 4/C.
Opening hours: 10.00-18.00 every day
Length of tours: 600 m (approx. 40 minutes). The maximum group size is
Temperature: 14-16 C all year.
(In summer a pullover or jacket is
useful to have.)
On requests an expert guide to show and explain how a military bunker
works or other special programs are welcomed. The giant exhibition is a
journey to the past of the Castle Hill, to
the world of war medicine and cold war military bunkers, which is
unknown to our generation.
History is recalled by over 80 state of the
art wax-work figures on more than 2000 sq.m in the caves of the Castle
Hill and the former Hospital in the Rocks, which have remained
untouched since the sixties.
in Budapest SW
1222 Budapest, Nagytététnyi út 37.
Take bus 233 E from Uránia 40 min.
walk left from our building on main road Rákóczi 150 m to
the right to Campona Shopping Center
NE of Budapest
Promotion accommodation for upcoming sport events :
Tour de Hongrie 2017 June 3,2017
FINA Water Championships 2017July 14-30, 2017 in Budapest
World Judo Championships 2017August 28-September 3,2017 in Budapest
Speed Skating World Cup 2017September 29-October 1,2017 in Budapest
32.Spar Marathon October 14-15,2017 in Budapest
Cesar Millan Live Show March 18,2017
James Newton Howard 3 Decades of Hollywood Music November 5th,2017
Andrea Bocelli concert November 25th,2017
Club in Budapest
Programs available in the weekly magazin /150 Ft
or at its web site www.pestimusor.hu
You can get at the tourist information offices a free copy of
Another magazin /free of charge/
Recommended links :
Hotels, apartment-hotels, apartments
between Cserhát and Mátra
1km from the county road # 23
exit road between Bátonyterenye and Nemti
New apartment of family Kocsis in quiet landscape at
Rákóczi út 11.
Children are welcome
Guesthouse of Fertõd, Fertõd
In Austria :
6542 Pfunds / Tyrolia.
Excellent, cheap accommodation for participants of Dreiländer Giro and for hikers, cyclists in the mountains
All our apartments are situated in private house with private parking
Also the house is situated on peaceful place, far from main street but
not so far from center and beach. Approximately 10 minutes by walk.
include: fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with toilet, air condition
(not in price),
rooms with balcony, look to castle and sea. Television with
satellite.The rooms are with two beds each,
but we can add beds for you.
Grilling in the garden is possible.
Plitvicke jezera, Grabovac 269,Darko Boric. Cheap accomodation near the lakes.
Uncle Feri's family-run budget pension in the Low Tatra,in Bystra
house number 138
Tel/fax:+421-48/61 95 322
You find us at other web portals
VIII.Szentkiralyi utca 5.
Holiday Apartment Budapest
Practical, useful hints and information about
Budapest for holiday in Budapest at our hostel,aparthotel City
Where to eat out in the neighbourhood of
VIII.Szentkirályi utca 5.?
Self service restaurants, breakfast and lunch
Bakery: Pékpont Látványpékség
1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 11.
left from our building 100 m, on the main road turn to the left. Open:
Bakery products in large choise available.
You can find our restaurant at the 35 Wesselényi street ( the corner of
Wesselényi and Akácfa streets).
Breakfast: 8:00 - 11:00
Lunch: 11:00 - 18:00
We offer traditional Hungarian and international dishes, at a low price.
Chinese fast food just opposite the
house a bit to the right at
our street Szentkirályi utca # 2.
Rákóczi pékség 100 m from your street
Open daily 24 hours Closed from Sat 4 pm. to Sun 4 pm.It is
a bakery, but also milk products,salad, coffee,
drinks are available.
Burger King On Múzeum
. Walk left from your house turn on the corner left at Astoria
crossing also left.
Opposite the Hotel Astoria.Open:Mo-Fr 8-23,Sat 9-23,Sun 10-23
McDonald's you find just the other side
of the main road beside hotel Astoria.. Open : daily
with gipsy music: there are hundred restaurants
in this area. Some of them have also gipsy music.We recommend you
Étterem : V. Ferenciek tere 8. open daily from 11
23 hours. Pls.walk left from the house turn at Rákóczi
the left and keep on walking to the church before the white suspension
at the Franciscan church to the left.The restaurant is 50 m
Also other traditional good restaurants: Százéves
Étterem/100 Éves Étterem/
the corner of Pesti Barnabás and Galamb utca open daily from 11
24 hours. Closer to the bridge on the other side of the main road in
utca to the right and at the first lane to the left.
budget & good solution: a new restaurant with tasty food in
walking distance: Selfie Grill & Beer .
Howeveer several breakfast places are
close by 1-3 houses from our apartment house.
Selfie Grill & Beer from 1600 HUF!!
út 29.on the corner of
Gyulai Pál utca.
Open from .11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thurthdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m to 06 a.m.!!.
From the house to the left, at the main
road turn to the right. It is excellent for groups as well.
All of our groups were with the breakfast/ for 1600 or buffet breakfast for 2500
Forint / and other meals served in this restaurant
NIKA Restaurant awaits you with dishes of the
international and Hungarian cuisine up to 50 person + a separate room
for 20 persons.
Open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sat. and Sun. from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Turn from our hotel to left, at the main road Rákóczi
left, at the post office/Puskin utca cross the main road. Turn there to
the left, at the crossing Astoria right.
Only 2-3 min. walk and pleasant atmophere is waiting for you.
For 1250 Ft (~4,1€, 2017.)
you can have an abundant breakfast, if you pay in our reception, receive
a coupon,which you give to the staff in the restaurant.
Two different offer for supper.
Best pizza pub near us: Leonardo Pizza& pub
Krúdy Gyula utca 8.
Walk right from Szentkirályi utca 5. to Mikszáth tér(square). Turn to the left. The tables are outside of the pub 150 m from the corner.
Sichuan Chinese Fast Food
Szentkirályi utca 2.
30 m left from our house. This small restaurant offers 5 % special
discount to our guests upon showing our accommodation bill !
This fast food restaurant awaits our guests with pretty large choice (
almost 60 dishes, 7 soups, desserts), unique flavours, low prices
and not by last with polite service.
Open Mo- Thu from 10 a.m. to 9.30 p.m., Sat-Su from 10 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Authentic Irish Bar!
1055 Budapest, Bajcsy Zsilinszky út 72. Phone: 0036-1-311-1035.
Bar open late 7 nights a week. Midweek: 12 noon - 1 am , Weekends: 12
noon -2 am.
Food served all day.
Live Music - Party Nights
Walk left from the house, turn to the let at the main road Rakoczi ut.
Take metro 2 from Astoria to Kossuth ter (two stops). Walk to the
middle of the square, opposite the Parliament building. Turn to the
right. It is Alkotmany utca. At the other end you find the bar.
You can also walk from Astoria station.Turn to the right a Rakoczi ut.
Walk along Karoly korut and in its prolongation Bajcsy Zsilinszky
út. It takes 15 min., while you pass by the magnificent
St. Stephen Basilica.
Guba Kajálda és
I.ker. Krisztina krt.65-67. A Mészáros és az
Alagút utca kereszteződésében.
Rendes és kis adagok, egyszerű, népszerű ételek,
gyors kiszolgálás, izletes ételek és nem
utolsó sorban olcsó árak.
Nyita: H-P 11-21, Sz.: 11-16. vasárnap zárva.
Ha Budán a várban jár, jöjjön le a 16-os
busszal vagy sétáljon le a Horváth-kertig.
Darbar : 1074 Budapest, Dohány utca 54. Open daily from 11
a.m. to 11 p.m.
Free home delivery:phone: 78698-53
Left from us, on the main road right. Walk on the first zebra crossing
to the opposite side of the Rákóczi út.. Walk to
the right, turn left and at the first street (Dohány utca
) urn to the right.
Darshan Udvar : 1088 Budapest, Krúdy Gyula utca 7.
Open daily from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Walk right from us, turn at the second street to the left.
Indian Restaurant,1074 Budapest, Csengery u. 24.
Étterem Indian and Pakistani Restaurant 1077 Budapest
Wesselényi u. 49.
Shalimar Indian Restaurant 1072 Budapest,Dob utca 50. Open from 12 a.m.
to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m.to 12 p.m.
Taj Mahal Restaurant 1067 Budapest, Szondi utca 40.
Open from Tue. to Sun from 12 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Banks, food stores,
The currency in Hungary is the forint(HUF, Ft)
Banks are open from Mo to Fr. from 8 am. to 4 pm.
Major credit cards are accepted at the most (more expensive) places .A
sticker indicates acceptance at entrance or cash desk. Cash withdrawal
is possible in several banks in an enclosed area even at night.
In our neighbourhood : in OTP, Erste Bank, Volksbank.
Paying by cheque is not usual, though the banks accept them.
There are many banks and exchange offices in this area.Pls. compare
because the rates are different !
Very bad rates 15-25 % less you find at airports, train stations etc.
OTP Bank VII.Károly kőrút
from Tue to Fr:7.45-16.00.
Walk left from your house,turn at the main road Rákóczi
ut to the
left.Cross the main road at the next pedestrian crossing. At
Astoria crossing turn to
the right. Its ATM is 100 m further from the entrance.
Other banks: You just keep on walking from
and 100 m
after the post office at Puskin utca is Volksbank with ATM. When you
walking in the glass office building there are more banks and
Open from : Mo-Fr 8.30-17.30.Keep on walking to the glass office
building passing by . IC
Bank open Mo-Thu:8.30-15.00Fr:8.30-14.00.Turn to the left you get to
Daewoo bank open Mo-Thu 8.30-16.30 Fr:8.30-15.30 (best rates sometimes
Exchange offices :
1072 Budapest, Rákóczi út 26. open from moring to
Walk from our building to left to main road Rákóczi.Turn
to the right, and 150 m further cross it at the zebra crossing.
út 4 or 6 (Northline) .Pls. walk in
of Astoria metro station, but on the opposite side of the main
More exchange offices you can find on Múzeum kőrút .Start
Hotel Astoria in direction to Kálvin tér.Many book
you will find. Among them there are 2-3 offices.
American Express is on the corner of Bécsi and Deák
left from your house,turn at the main road Rákóczi ut to
left.Keep on walking to Petőfi Sándor utca, turn to the
Open daily from 9-18.30 .The best rates you will not find here.
Food stores SPAR
It is on the corner of your street and the main
left from your house. Open from Mo to Fr:6.30-20 Sat: 6.30-17, Sun from
is a big one.
When you leave your house to the right, you
Coop Élelmiszer ABC on the corner of
utca.Open from Mo to Fr: 7.00-20, Sat: 7-15 hours Su 8-12. It has
been nicely renovated.
1093 Budapest, Vámház krt.
Open from Mo 6.00 am to 5.00 pm , Tue-Fri : 6.00 am. to 6.00 pm , Sat:
6.00 am. to 2.00 pm ,Sun closed.
Walk from the house to the right, second corner to the right along
Hungarian Radio Station , the National Museum on the other side the
former Parlament Building/ now Italian Libary and Cultural Centre / and
other palaces to Museum Boulevard.
There turn to the left and keep on walking on the main road , which is
called later Vámház krt. It is 12-15 min. walk.
However you can also take a tram from Astoria 2 stops, if will not have
this time for a lovely walk along historical buildings .
Big hypermarkets /shopping malls
Tesco 16 hours open. Closed only on
Tesco Fogarasi út at the
XIV.Pillangó u. 15.
Near the metro 2 /red / line station Pillangó utca.
Take metro 2 for example from Astoria in direction Örs
vezér tere 4 stops or from Blaha Lujza tér 3
stops /section ticket is valid for 3 stops/.
Astoria is right from the building 3 houses to th main road
Rákóczi út, turn to the left and at the second
Blaha Lujza tér is on the main road Rákóczi
út to the right after the hospital Szent Rókus at the
square with the parking lot.
From metro stop Pillangó utca cross the broad main road
and walk straight between the blocks of flats to the other main
road Fogarasi út.
At night take the night bus 908 from Vas utca starting at 23.49,
0.11, 0.49, 1.49, 2.49, 3.49, 4.49 every night.
Váci út at the address XIII. ker. Gács utca 3.
Take metro 3 /blue line/
Kálvin tér or Ferenciek tere to
At night please take the night bus 904 from Astoria
at following departure times 23.34 0.04 0.34 1.04 1.34 2.04 2.34
3.04 3.34 4.04 4.34.
Largest shopping mall in East-Central Europe West End City Center.
Take tram 4 or 6 from Blaha Lujza tér to Nyugati tér
Turn on Erzsébet kőrút at Nyugati pu. (Western Train
Station) to the right following the overpass ( fly-over) .After the car
park ( bus terminal ) on the right side you find it on
site http://www.westend.hu is with a
Hungarian speciality shop
An excellent shop with huge variety of Hungarian pálinka (spirit drinks from fruit) on the corner of Rákóczi út and our street.
Tezézvárosi gyógyszertár: VII.Király utca 47.
Mo-Fr 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ,Sat:8-12 a.m.
Left from our house,on the main road Rákóczi út to the right to the zebra crossing. On the zebra crossing to the opposite side ,then 20 m to the right.turn left in the Nagydiófa utca to Király utca.Turn there to the right to th Nr. 47.
open from Mo-Fr:8-19 Sat: 8-13 hours Pls. walk from the house to
left atthe main road to the right. At no.39 is another one
m further with longer opening.
Pharmacy shop with 24 hours emergency service:
Teréz kőrút 41. Pls. walk left from the
Rákóczi út to the right. At Blaha Lujza tér
4 or 6 to Oktogon. 200 m walk ahead.
MERITUM Kft. 1081 Budapest, II.János Pál tér
A Népszínház utca sarkán. .
walk left from your house turn to the right and take bus 7 two
stops.Turn from Rákóczi út to the right, then you
will reach the square Köztársaság.
Prices from 2011: suite/trousers 1100Ft, shirt 560 Ft....
Tichy clean drying Open Mo-Fr 9-18 Walk right
turn at the second lane to the right.It is only 2-3 min. walk from us !
Bródy Sándor utca
can agree on time when the job will be done (2-6 hours).1000-1300 HUF
trousers , 1300-2000 for jackets,1500-2300 for (rain) coats .Prices
Phoning in Hungary
International phone prefix : 00
Country cod for Hungary : 36
Cod for inland long distance calls: 06+area prefix (see phone book)
Budapest is 1.
To call Budapest number from outside of the city dial
06 wait for the tone then 1 and the 7 digits.
Three mobile providers operate in Hungary : T-Mobil, Pannon and
To call a Hungarian mobile number from your own phone , dial +36, then
then the Hungarian mobile provider's prefix and the phone number.
Where to buy SIM card to your mobile phone?
Westend City Center T-Partner (Tele-Mobil ’96 Kft.)
1062 Budapest, Váci út 1–3. (Jókai Mór
+3630/230-6441 Tel.: +361/238-7538
Mo-Wed: 10–21, thu 10–21, Fri: 10–21, Sat: 10–21, Sun: 10–18
Take Metro 3 from Kálvin square >> right from our house 3.
street again right
or from Ferenciek tere >> left from our house then on main
road left again ,then straight ahead passing by the hotel Astoria ...
Duna Plaza T-Pont (Sat and Sunday closed)
1138 Budapest, Váci út 178.
+3680/639-009 .: +361/239-4434
Duna Plaza T-Pont (Sat and Sunday closed)
1138 Budapest, Váci út 178.
Bravotel Mammut 1
1021 Budapest II., Lövőház u. 1-3. Mammut 1.
+36209609070 Opne Mo-Sat:10.00-21.00 Sun10.00-18.00
Intenet cafes in the
neighbourhood of Szentkiralyi utca 5.
The biggest one is in the book store Libri on the first floor. Open
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun closed !
house is on the corner of the main road Rakoczi ut and small lane Sip
Leave Szentkiralyi utca 5 to the left to main road Rakoczi ut. Turn at
the Hungarian spirit / palinka/ shop to the left .
At the next pedestrian crossing cross the main road. It is on the right
Palinka is the Hungarian national hard drink made out of fruits/ plum,
apricot, pear, etc./like whisky in Scotland.
Another one is in our
street just before the square Mikszath on the left side in the
basement. Open from Mo to Fr. from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at weekend fom 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. Fee 200 HUF per an hour.
A very cheap 24 hours open one : the " Chatman " you ‘ll find at
the corner of Dohany utca and Kazinczy
ut. You can also walk from LIBRI book store on Rakoczi ut passing by
the other book stores and turn to the left at the first lane.
It is Kazinczy utca.
Another one is just opposite at Kazinczy ut 6. with same low prices
from 100 HUF per an hour.
See also the map at our web site : Location,map
If you have to send an urgent e-mail, ask our staff to let you in
the office and do it.
Hot Spots with free WiFi internet
Corvin Shopping Mall 1085 Budapest, Blaha
Lujza tér 1.
This is the closest one. Walk left from Szentkirályi utca 5,
turn at the main road Rákóczi út to the right. You
will find on the side behinde the parking lot.
Budapest VII. kerület
Wesselényi u. 21
1075 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér/square 1. This is only 4
Walk left from Szentkirályi utca 5, turn at the main road
Rákóczi út to the right, cross it, walk 50 m
right, then turn left in Nagy Diófa utca .You get to
Wesselényi út.It is a small square at Wesselényi
Galéria Café Pub
Akácfa u. 30.
Rosé Étterem 1072 Akácfa utca 24.
Apa Cuka 1085 Budapest, Horánszky utca 5. This
is only 3
min.walk. Walk right from Szentkirályi utca 5. Turn at the first
vrossing to the left and then to the right.
Westend Shopping Mall 1062 Budapest,
Váci út 1-3 Take
tram 4 or 6 from Blaha Lujza tér 3 stops .
1061 Budapest, Andrássy út 34.
BOXUTCA étterem, kávéház -
1065 Budapest, Bajcsy Zs. út 21.
Broadway Klub and Café Bár
1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 64
VII. Dohány utca 1/a
Walk left from Szentkirályi utca 5. Turn at main road
Rákóczi út to the left. Corss the main road at the
post office, tehn turn in Dohány utca to the left.
Apart from New Year's Day, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, Christmas and
Boxing Day there are public holidays on:
15 March to mark the 1848 revolution and freedom movement against
Austrian rule, with
official events and obviously demonstrations aginst the current
20 August to mark the foundation of the Hungarian State, with
spectacular fireworks on the Danube between Chain and Margaret bridge.
23 October to mark the 1956 uprising against the communist regime
and the Soviet rule.
1 November All Saint Day.
When public holiday fall on a Thursday or Tuesday, the day between the
bank holiday and the weekend is also turned into a holiday
making a long weekend.
On public holidays is everything shut except the museums.
How to get to the major
of Budapest, photos of the tourist attractions
1.Buda castle district
( the oldest part of the
capital: former Royal Palace,Matthias
church /coronation church of the Hungarian kings /, Fishermen’s Bastion
with the world famous , marvellous view
over the river and the
of the Hungarian President
There are many museums, National Gallery
, restaurants, cafés in this area.
can walk to the left from the house.You get to the main road
Turn to the left pass by the Hotel Astoria down to the
walk Váci utca. Turn there to the right, walk along Váci
passing by the Café Gerbeaud then along Dorottya utca.You get to
Sofitel Atrium.. Then walk over the Chain bridge (Lánchid
) to Buda. Then you can take : funicular/cable
the former Royal Palace.
Do not miss the fancy view of
this bridge at
! View of Chain bridge from Margaret bridge at night
Second possibility : you can take the bus 16 from
tér.Jus walk left from the house to the main road
út,turn to the left .Later cross the Rákóczi
walk to Károly kõrút. Turn to the right along
kõrút.You will get to a large square(Deák
bus no.16 takes you to Disz tér/Parade square/ to the middle
castle district. Third possibility: take metro 2 from Astoria. You can
to the left from the house .You get to the main road
út .Turn to the left about 250 m at the tall glass office
the walk-under to the metro. Metro 2 red line takes you to
2.stop Parliament building 3. stop Batthyány tér, fourth
Moszkva tér.from there you can either walk along Várfok
.It is a steep lane leading up to the Váci kapu, gate of
Or you can take a small bus with the sign of a bastion. This bus runs
up to the castle and takes a round tour there and returns to Moszkva
bus stop is opposite the exit of the metro but on a higher level.
2.Pedestrian zone /local people call it
Váci utca,because this
is the name of the longest lane of it. You can walk to the left from
.You get to the main road Rákóczi út.Turn to the
pass by the Hotel Astoria down along Kossuth utca to the
walk Váci utca. You will walk in direction of the big
bridge Erzsébet hid.
3.City Park /
There is the Hero‘s square view at night,
Millinary Monument with the statues of the Hungarian
Fine Arts /world famous paintings/, Art Gallery, Vajdahunyad
of Ják, Hungarian
Agricultural Museum Széchenyifürdõ,
a large spa with the highest capacity hot springs in Europe.There
is the Zoo,
Amusement Park, Circus
In the summer there is an
artificial lake ,where you can hire boats.
In the winter there is
ice skating rink.
Just walk left from the house to the main road
to the left. Later cross the Rákóczi út walk to
Károly kõrút.Turn to the right along
You will get to a large square
Deák tér.There is the crossing ot the three metro
lines. Take metro 1 ( yellow
line), the second oldest
in Europe: M
1/yellow line/ or földalatti in Hungarian.
Take it to Hõsök tere /Heroe's square or one stop further
to the bath or Amusement Park
Széchenyi fürdõ. In one way you
should walk, because along the main road Andrássy
út there are lots of palaces also the State
Opera House. This main road is part of the World Cultural Heritage.
building on Kossuth
tér.It is the second largest one in Europe. Walk left from the
house to the main road Rákóczi út, turn to the
left and take metro 2 from Astoria station to
( square). You can also walk down to the pedestrian walk in direction
of the big white bridge, then along the Danube river upstream to the
North, to the Chain bridge,keep on walking to the large building. If
you want to visit the
fancy interior of the building, book a tour first at phone 441-4904 or
on the spot.
Guided tours available daily.
Ticket office is open on work days from 8 am. to 6 p.m.
Saturday from 8a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Price 3500 ft, for
students 1750 ft. (02.02.2012.)
5.Margaret island /Margit-sziget/ 2,5 km
long recreation area,open air thermal bath, sport grounds,
summer stage, restaurants,cafés,hotels,
ruins of the convent of Saint Margaret, the daughter of the king
Béla IV. etc.It is actually a large park,where you can walk and
rent bicycles etc. and relax. Walk left from the house turn at
út to the right to Blaha Lujza tér.Take the
tram no 4
or 6. to the
Margaret bridge. When you take the
tram no.2.,4 or 6 beware the
6.Flea market/ Használtcikk piac/ XIX.
Open from Mo-Fr.7-16,Sat:8-15,Sun closed. Walk left from the house
turn at Rákóczi út to the right to Blaha Lujza
tér.Take the tram no 4 or 6 to Boráros tér. Change
for the bus 54.
It takes altogether about 60 min.
7. Gellert Hill and the Citadella is a must
indeed, but the thing I like the most about it is the view the Hill
offers! It's just so high above the city, offering a great overview of
the structure of Budapest.
From the Statue of Liberty (in front of the Citadella) you can also
see, the Buda side and the southern part of Pest including the Csepel
From the side facing the Danube, all the Pest side, the buildings along
the Danubeside, like e.g. the Parliament and also the Buda Castle is
visible. Simply amazing! :)
Directions: On the top of Gellert Hill in Buda. Access by bus # 7, 7E
or 173E from
Rakoczi ut to Moricz Zs. korter.Change for bus #27. Get off at
Juhász (Citadella) stop and walk uphill. Cars not allowed beyond
certain point. Website
After the change of political system the statues were removed from
Budapest's streets to this museum. This is the world's only such
collection from the period of communist cultural politics. It's the
most exciting outdoor museum in Eastern Europe.
Open: every day from 10 A.M. till Sunset (~5 P.M.).
Tickets: 1500 HUF/pers , for students 1000 HUF/pers, free of
charge with Budapest Card
How to get there from us ?
By public transport :
Leave our house to the left and on the main road turn to
the left to Ferenciek tere ( Metro 3 /blue/)
or turn to the right to Blaha Lujza ter (tram 4 or 6)
on the bus No.7 (only red!), No.173 to Etele tér (terminus).
From this square take Volán Bus (yellow) departing from
stall number 7.
(toward Diosd-Erd). The buses are leaving in every 20 minutes. Get off
at the Szoborpark Bus Stop, which is in about 15 minutes.
available in the Volánbusz Building.
BKV tickets and Budapest
Card is not available on the Volánbusz vehicles.
Direct bus line to Statue Park from downtown every day. The bus leaves
11 a.m. from Deák Square (Deák tér - Metro
N°1,2,3), from the bus stop distinguished by the Statue
Return tickets are 3.950 HUF/pers. (with Budapest Card, it's only 2.450
HUF/pers.), the price includes the ticket for Statue Park as well.
Ticket available on the buses.
By car :
leaving from our house at the second corner (Bródy S.utca) turn
right, first corner again to the right.At the traffic light turn to the
left. Drive over Elisabeth bridge (Erzsébet hid = white
suspension bridge) in directikon of the M1, M7 motorways/ Vienna, turn
the Budaörsi function to road number 7.
The Statue Park is 7 km away.
Thermal baths, spas
There are about 125 hot springs and 13 thermal baths in
can hire bathing suites.
Cap, towel are included in the price.They are usually open from 6 a.m.
p.m.Massage is available in every bath. .
Gellért-fürdõ It is part of
Gellért at the Buda side of the Szabadság-hid /Liberty
bridge/. Address: 1118 Budapest, Kelenhegyi út
Entrance to the bath is from the hill side. It is supposed to be
most beautiful bath in Europe !
Entrance : 4900 with locker usage and 5300 HUF with cabin/cubicle.
On the week end 200 Ft more..
20 min. 3400 Ft for 30 min. 4400 Ft.Prices are informativ for
Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
Actual info at their web site www.budapestgyogyfurdoi.hu
Walk left from your house, turn at the main road to the right Take bus
number (number not in the frame) to the hotel Gellért. Second
after the Danube river..Ask for Gellért.Here you meet the
elegance of the old world.
Király Fürdõ Address:
ker. Fõ utca 84 It is a genuine turkish steam bath.
has been operating from 1566 !
Open only for adults,daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
There is one big pool and 4 small ones with different
Entrance fee:2400 HUF. 4800 (for all units sauna, massage
included) Ft (2012).
your house to the left.Take the metro 2 red line to
tér in direction of Déli 5 stops. From there you can walk
Fő út, or take the bus 86.
Prices for massage see above at Gellért fürdő.
Városliget, Állatkerti krt. 11.
City Park It has the highest capacity hot springs in Europe. It is also
for the chess players,who are playing in the water..
photos about the
different basins outdoor
in winter in
the court. Entrance fee with locker usage 4100 HUF
If you want to use a cubicle(cabin) the entrance fee is 4600 HUF.
On week end you have to pay 200 Ft more.
Medical massage costs for 15 min. 3300 HUF and for 30 min. 4500
Prices are only informativ from 2015.
After entering the bath, you will get a time and a numer of the masseur
/masseuse a the desk. Please go immediatelly to the masseur to
confirm the time.
has a large open air basin for swimmers and some small pools with
water temperature.Open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At the moment you can visit the bath until 10 p.m.
Actual info at their web site
Walk left from your house, turn at the main road to the left. At the
first small crossing with pedestrian zebra crossing, left you see
the post office at Puskin utca, cross the main road. Walk left either
on the main road Rákóczi út or in the
paralell lane Dohány utca to the left.
If you walk in Dohány
utca, you get to the unique building of the Great Synagogue, which is
the largest one in Europe.. Turn to the right at Károly
kőrút until you arrive to Bajcsy Zsilinszky út.
Underground station / Metro 1 =
Földalatti look for the yellow
This is the second oldest underground in Europe after the Tube
in London. Take it to the stop of Széchenyi fürdő.
Palatinus open air bath on
from 1st May to
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but at Sat. and Sun as well as from June
4th to August 28th daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Prices are informative for 2011. 2400 on Sunday or holiday, 2100 on
With usage of cubicle costs 500 ft more.
It has large lawns.
Walk left from your house, turn at the main road to the
to Erzsébet kőrút. But you can also take the bus 7 red
1 stop. At Blaha Lujza tér take the tram 4 or 6 in direction of
tér to the middle of Margit-hid (bridge) .From there 10
walk. If you do not want to walk on Margaret island, take
26 directly to the bath from Nyugati tér, which is also a tram
Caves in the Buda Hills
If you are longing for relaxing , hiking in the hills, this is
destination in Budapest !
Buda hills are dolomite mountain chain. So there are some caves.
Pálvölgyi cseppkõbarlang II. ker.
ût 162. Stalagtite cave.
Leave your house to the left.Take the metro 2 red line to
tér in direction of Déli 5 stops.Change for the bus 60 or
to Kolossy tér. Take the bus 65 or 65A to the cave.
you can enjoy the view from the top of Hármashatárhegy
have a meal there.
Szemlõhegyi barlang II.ker. Pusztaszeri ût 35.
Leave your house to the right, turn at the main road to the
the metro 2 red line to Battyány tér in direction of
5 stops.Change for the bus 60 or 86 to Kolossy tér. Take the bus
to the cave.
You can make nice trips in the hills. For example this one:
Leave your house to left.Take the metro 2 red line to
tér in direction of Déli to Moszkva tér.
56 or bus 56 to Budapest Hotel.
/Fogaskerekű/ from Budapest
Hotel to the top. The station is opposite to the round towerlike
building. Change for Children’s
rail way to the outlooking tower Jánoshegy. This is the
point in Budapest 529 m.Here you can hike a lot.Later take the chair
called" Libegõ " down .The Chair Lift is the one of the
most interesting sights of the hills of Buda. During your trip you can
take delight in the beautiful panorama. It takes you up to the top of
the Janos Hill from Zugliget.
The track is 1040 metres long and it goes very slow above the gardens
of Zugliget around 10-15 minutes! Check the actual timetable
! Opening Hours: 10-16.
Bus number 158 takes you back from Zugliget to Moszkva tér.
from VIII. Szentkiralyi utca
Tickets for metro (underground), bus, tram, trolley-bus are available
metro entrances and bus/tram terminals either from machines or at the
offices. You can also get there passes.Prices from January 1st to
Normal ticket valid for bus, tram, trolley-bus, cogwheel, suburban
(HEV)to the border of Budapest:
- when you buy it on the bus,
etc. (only on some lines
Metro section ticket (up to 3 stops, which is enough from Keleti train
to get to any of our apartments:
10 tickets together (collect tickets), valid
but only together with the cover: 3000 Ft
One-day ticket, valid for all vehicles to midnight:
Tourist ticket for 72 hours
(valid from the day of purchase to midnight of the third day.I
recommend,because it is handy
4950 Ft Pass
for 30 days/ month-pass:
There are tickets you can change with lines for full
length of the lines:
the Budapest Transport Company in English.
unlimited travel on public transport, free or discounted entry to 60
museums and other sights, a half price sightseeing tour as well as
discounts in restaurants, spas and ...
Budapest card for 24 hours 1650 Ft, for72 hours:
Luggage : free of charge you can take 2 pieces up the to
following size 40x40x80 cm with you..
If you have more or larger luggage please validate another ticket
for the luggage.
Fines paid on spot 8000 Ft, paid
in 10 days 16000 Ft.
- We hope that you will frequently visit the various regions of Hungary
with this card in your pocket. By doing so, you will not only have a
richer experience, but you will also save a significant amount of
How to get from the apartment to:
* Keleti pu. (Eastern Railway Station) at Baross
actually the international train station.
If you are there, do not miss the corridor leading to the fescos
Walk from the house to the
left to the main road Rakoczi
Turn there to the right. 60 m from the 'ABC' supermarket there is a bus
line '7' or '7A'. Take it for 3 stops to the Keleti pu. You can also
the metro line '2' from the 'Astoria' station - go to the left from the
turn to the left. At the glass office building there are the stairs to
metro entrance. The metro runs from about 5.10 a.m.to 11.15 p.m.
* Nyugati pu. (Western Railway Station) at Nyugati ter (trains to
Szeged, Szob).Walk left from the house to the main road, then turn
to Ferenciek tere for about 7 minutes. Take then the metro line
'3' M 3 (blueline)
for 3 stops.
* Déli pu. (Southern Railway Station) (trains to Balaton, Pecs,
Take the metro line '2' from the 'Astoria' station to the end stop -
left from the house and then turn left at the main road
the glass office building, then downstairs.
* Ferihegy Airport 2.a and 2.b Airport buses run every half an
from Erzsébet tér to the airports 2.a and 2.b. They are
Ferihegy 1(the old airport) is used only by low cost
etc.).It is on the way to the modern airport Ferihegy 2/a and 2/b.
By public transportation you can get taking the metro 2 from
Astoria to Deak ter.Change for metro 3 to the end/Kobanya
-Kispest. From there you can take the bus number 200.
From midnight to the start of the
take at Rakoczi ut line '78E'.At Museum korut-Karoly korut - '14E'
They run every 20-30 minutes.
Taxi prices are varying from minute to minute, from cab to cab. It is
if you order it before with a fix price.
For example:'6x6 Volan Taxi' (2 666 666) or 'Fotaxi' (2222222 or
222,whichis a free of charge call).
E-KLUB Not only for students ,
but for adults:
1101 Budapest, X. kerület Népligeti út 2. Several
halls for different ages,
Open fridays from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., saturdays from 5 p.m. to 10
VIVA Teenager Party.
From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in summer: Foam Party from 10 p.m. to 5
On concert days open from 7 p.m.
Entrance fee:fridays for girls 600 Ft, for boys 800 Ft
Saturday: for girls 700 Ft,for boys 900 Ft
Tuesday: 800 Ft For girls each day until 11 p.m. free.
Luggage office, airconditioning, watched parking site, FreeNet. More
details at www.e-klub.hu at the internet.
Left from the house to the left at the main road Rakoczi ut. Then
straight ahead to Ferenciek tere.
then by metro 3 /blue line/ to Nepliget.
Közgáz Pince Klub IX, Ker,
The club is open from Mo to Sat.from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Disco is on saturdays.
Right from the house at the second lane to the right / Bródy
Sándorutca /,at the main road / Múzeum
kúrút / to the left.
The "SOHO" of the new entertainment quarter of Budapest - Ráday
Best parties you find here along broad scale of cocktails and drinkd,
pizzas salads ....
Do not miss it ! 1092 Budapest,Ráday utca 23. Phone:/1/476-04-33.
Walk to the end of Szentkirályi utca, cross the main road
Üllői út. Turn left 50 m further walk in Köztelek
utca. At the first crossing is Ráday utca with a large choice of
restaurants and cafés. It is only 10 min. walk from us.
Arató disco: V. Váci utca 33. Several halls for different
programs. Open from Tue. to Sat. between 9.30 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Left from the building at the main road Rákóczi
út to the left to Ferencziek ter.
Universum Music Cafè V.Váci utca 34, open daily from 10
p/m/ to 4 a.m. Opposite the Arató disco.
SOTE Klub VIII. Nagyvárad tér
only Sat.from 10 p.m 4,30 a.m.
Left from your hotel to the main road, then to the left, keep on
walking on the main road Rákóczi út
to Ferencziek ter. From there take metro M 3 /blue line/ in
direction Kőbánya-Kispest to
V. Aranykéz utca 5 Open from Mo, to Fri. from 11
p.m.to 2 p.m.Sun. from 7 p.m. to 2 p.m.
1072 Budapest, Nyár u. 1.
Walk left from the hosue, at the main road turn to the right, cross the
main road and turn there to the right. It is on the corner of the main
road Rakoczi ut.
and Restaurant at 1066 Budapest, Lovag utca 5.
The same way you can walk, but 15 min. longer walk. First one block
further from Alkatraz on Rákóczi út, turn at
Klauzál utca to the
left and keep on walking straight ahead.
The street name will change to Csányi then to Nagymező. Passing
theaters, you will reach V. ker. Lovag utca.
at a boat
Ráday Klub at Budapest, IX. ker.
Walk right from our bulding, turn at the second corner to the right in
Bródy Sándor utca . At the main road /Múzeum
kőrút turn to the left.
Walk by the National Museum. Go downstairs in the walk under and turn
there to the left and look for the stairs leading up to Raday utca.
Gödör Klub V. Erzsébet
Take metro 2 from Astoria one stop to Deák tér.
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