tempobet tipobet Instagram Profiles
What to do in Budapest/Hungary??? - Peoples Republic Of Cork Discussion Forums

Go Back   Peoples Republic Of Cork Discussion Forums > Travel Forum
User Name
Password
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 28-11-2006, 09:04 PM
AmadeusDC AmadeusDC is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Merica
Posts: 5,291
Default What to do in Budapest/Hungary???

Anyone ever been? How is it and is there any must see/go places?

Cheers, -AmadeusDC-
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 28-11-2006, 09:15 PM
storysham storysham is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Under the stairs
Posts: 8,090
Default

Top of the list, take the waters.
Id recommened the szechenyi baths, bring a swimming hat.
the language barrier is a bit of a pain, most restaraunt staff will have english.
i became fluent in pointing. the currency is hard to get used to aswell.

cool city, amazing place.

other stuff to do is:

Parliament building
Margaret island nice walks and cycling (bit cold now though)
buda castle
fishermans bastion
terror museum
st peters basilica is worth a look
as is heroes square nd the city park(3 museums here too.
gellert hill and park is lovely but tiring, views are savage.
the buda castle labyrinth is quite interesting too.
get the funicular up the hill by the chain bridge

learn to use the trams, easiest way to get around once you get to know them. the metro is quite limited and the ticketing system is a bitch.

get a budapest card 22 euro. valid on all transport, i never got stopped on the public transport and checked but they are suposed to be cunts if you are not validated.
be careful on tram no 4 and 6

try and get a city spy map, nice and tidy, has landmarks, transport and pubs etc on it.

Old mans pub is quite good, check it out. check tripadvisor. too many scams operating in budapest. be aware of them before you head over

ill post more as i remember it
__________________
------KGM------
©





Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 28-11-2006, 10:03 PM
blonderage blonderage is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Cork
Posts: 48
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by AmadeusDC
Anyone ever been? How is it and is there any must see/go places?

Cheers, -AmadeusDC-
Underground is a really worthwhile going to bar in pest.
Its under a old cinema and celebratesthe Emir Kusturica film.
Have a good time.

Underground
Teréz Körút 30
Budapest,
__________________


Little by little, one travels far.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 29-11-2006, 02:59 AM
thomasr83 thomasr83 is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 440
Default

i believe praying is the best option
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




Hank Wedel & Ray Barron

Charlie's, Tomorrow @ 9:30pm

More events ▼






tester
All times are GMT. The time now is 11:06 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
All forum comments are the sole responsibility and property of forum users. PeoplesRepublicOfCork.com and its sponsors disclaim all liability for content posted by users of the forum. PeoplesRepublicOfCork.com and its sponsors do not necessarily share the views expressed in this forum. Use the report post system to have comments considered for edit or deletion. All users are IP logged. Website hosted by Hostrocket USA.