Known as "The Queen of the Danube" or "The Paris of the East," Budapest is a widely popular holiday destination. Choose from many Budapest apartments located in the center of the city.
Budapest is not only for those who like to delve into the historical patrimony of Europe, etched in each spire of the city's Gothic architecture. In fact, Budapest features a variety of architectural styles, from the Ottoman octagonal pools of Szechenyi baths to the Art Nouveau of the Gresham Palace, making the city an ideal place for holidays focused on cultural and historical aspects. Yet it is by no means all this millennia-old town has to offer, as the choice of nightclubs, restaurants and markets amply cater to every taste.
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One place to comfortably experience Budapest as a cultural centre of Danubian Europe is Andrassy Avenue, a stretch of road long 2.5km fringed by tall-standing sycamores. Pest's best known avenue hosts numerous prestigious venues, as elegant as the Museum of Fine Arts or as cultured as the State National Opera. There are many fashion shops in the boulevard, though be advised that they are not for those on a budget.
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Pest offers numerous other sights, like the splendour of St. Stephen's Basilica, a Roman Catholic, Neo-Classical church which construction dates back to the late 19th Century. If you're lucky you might witness a military parade in Heroes square, which you must visit at all costs for its Hungarian War Memorial and its Millenium Monument. Nearby you can also visit the Műcsarnok, housing contemporary exhibitions, or the Zoo and Botanical gardens
ideal for family holidays.
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Lastly you wouldn't want to miss the Vaci Utca, one of Budapest's most famous streets which is only accessible to pedestrians. This makes for a smooth promenade along the short stretch, where you can enjoy a coffee from the renowned Gerbaud Cafe, or simpy find curios at the Great Market nearby. The market is absolutely huge, and isn't only for tourists seeking souvenirs, but it is also a place where you can enjoy local foods and liquor. The Budapest Opera House is situated nearby, and it is recommended even if you aren't an opera fan.