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Budapest Travel Tips

Enjoy the Historical Heritage near Budapest Vacation Rentals

Budapest is a city that can trace its earliest origins as far back and the 3rd and 4th century BC. The Eravasi, an early cultured Celtic tribe, is believed to have settled on Gellert Hill, on the banks of the Danube during this time. Later, the Romans built a settlement in an area that is today Obuda. It was then invaded and developed by the Monguls, oppressed by the Turks and finally unified into the city of Budapest in the late 1800s. Budapest has always been a city of culture, arts and learning. Academies and theaters were always an integral part of the city. It is this heritage that still prevails today as seen in the city’s ornate architecture and many cultural attractions; it’s a place for art enthusiasts, academics, music lovers and history buffs.

Traveling to Budapest Lodging

Budapest International Airport is 10 miles to the southeast of the city center. There are two main terminals which host international airlines as well as low-cost regional airlines. There are good public transport links between the airport and the city. Your best option is to purchase a travel pass on arrival at the airport which is valid for all public transport systems in Budapest. This can amount to significant savings. Trains and buses form part of the network, providing transports to and from the airport and run throughout the day. Taxis also provide private transfers into the city. If you are already in Europe, you can get to Budapest by rail or coach or by cruising on the Danube. These are the more scenic ways to arrive in the city.

Convenience of Budapest Vacation Apartments

Budapest is one of those travel destinations where you are likely to spend most of your days out and about sightseeing. It makes the world of difference to know you have your own private apartment to come home to in the evenings. Be able to relax on your balcony with a glass of wine and watch the sunset over the city skyline. Most rental apartments are centrally located near major tourist sites. Invariably, they are tastefully furnished with most modern conveniences. Catering is made simple as you can get supplies from the local grocer or street markets in town. Rental homes range in size and can be the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Alternatively, a rental apartment is an affordable way to visit Budapest with the whole family or a group of friends.

Must-See Sights in Budapest

You will need to pick your sightseeing carefully as there are so many different attractions to choose from in Budapest. There are numerous museums which house exhibits from different historical eras. The city’s art galleries have a variety of artistic styles and are well worth browsing if you are looking for something unique for your home. The city has a host of historic Turkish baths that are reminiscent of the Turkish occupation. Budapest has many unique sites, including the Inner City Parish Church which has a Mihrab, a praying niche in the southeastern wall of the church which looks out towards Mecca. It was the only Christian Church tolerated by the Turks during their oppressive rule of the city. The National Gallery has an impressively large painting depicting Charles of Lorraine entering the city gates after defeating the Turks. The National Museum of Hungary has some interesting exhibits relating to the history of Hungary dating back more than 1,000 years. Some more recent exhibits relating to the 20th century have raised some controversy but are nevertheless well worth seeing.

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