What to do in Budapest? Explore Roman ruins, gaze at neo-Renaissance opulence, and soak up the atmosphere. The cuisine is unique, the nightlife is buzzing, and the thermal baths are an absolute must.
Today, it’s not really a trip to Budapest unless you’ve visited at least one ruin bar. You’ll get the opportunity to enjoy a well-deserved drink, meet some locals, and experience a completely different side of a city that prides itself on elegant history and steamy baths.
Known as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Budapest after dark is just as enchanting as it is during the daytime. From mystical circus shows to ruin bars and everything in between, we’ve rounded up our top picks of things to do at night in Budapest.
Ever since the Romans were here in the 2nd century, Budapest’s thermal waters have been drawing crowds. But things really got going when the Turks hit the town in the 16th century.
If you’re thinking it's just goulash, carp and stew, think again. Budapest and Hungarian cooking has seen a bit of transformation recently.