It will take about 25 minutes to reach the city centre of Budapest, a city that is strongly characterised by its history. It used to be reigned by Austro-Hungary, with especially empress Maria Theresia having erected gorgeous buildings in the 18th century. The Turks as well characterised the Hungarian culture for more than 200 years, which is evident by the Hungarian language as well as the many Turkish baths, in which also the tired traveller may find relaxation.
It will be easy to find a hotel in Budapest, for there are hotels of all sorts: First Class Hotels as well as guesthouses. There is the modern 5* hotels as the “Ramadaz Plaza Budapest” on the banks of the river Danube, which offers special rates of 70.- EUR per night for accommodating one person. Or you may choose a simple hostel such as the “Bara Guest House” or the “Hotel Griff Junio”, which have been designed for the young traveller. If you are looking for a hotel in the city, you have about a 100 choices.
If you are interested in culture, we recommend you to visit the Hungarian National Museum, which leads you through Hungarian history, starting in the ancient world and ending in the present. The museum is easily accessible from any hotel in the city.
Total population: 1,696,128 (1st January 2007) Postal codes: 1011 - 1239