Downtown – Pest

A buzz with pavement cafés, street artists, vendors, boutiques and nightclubs, the dowtown (belváros in Hungarian) or Inner City is the hub of Pest and, for tourists at least, the epicentre of what’s happening. Commerce and pleasure have been its lifeblood as long as Pest has existed, first as a medieval market town and later as the kernel of a city whose belle époque rivalled Vienna’s.… Read the rest here →

Jewish Museum

Name: Jewish Museum
Category: Museums and art
Location: 1077 Budapest, Dohány utca 2.


The history of the Jewish Community in Hungary, Jewish traditions, the holocaust are just some of the very well depicted subjects in this museum using explanatory panels (in English, Hungarian and Hebrew), with objects of worship, of ceremony, manuscripts, textiles and paintings.… Read the rest here →