Name: Belváros
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: V. Budapest, Pesti Alsó Rakpart


Known as the “City”, Belváros is the historic centre of Pest, along with Lipótváros. It is a lively district with banks, administrative buildings, shops, cafés and restaurants, and a number of popular pedestrianised shopping streets.… Read the rest here →

Neighborhoods in brief


Castle District (Várnegyed). This district is the city’s most beautiful and historic dating back to the 13th century, with some settlements here even earlier. This is district I, which is a small district that encompasses the plateau where the grand Royal Palace and grounds fill the southern end above the surrounding neighborhoods and the Danube below.… Read the rest here →

Main streets & squares Pest


Pest, on the left bank of the Danube, also has many historic districts, resorts and famous sights. There are nine bridges spanning the Danube, the oldest being the Széchenyi Chain Bridge built in 1849.

Pest is as flat as a palacsinta (pancake), spread over a number of districts, taking in two-thirds of the city.… Read the rest here →