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 →
Name: Vörösmarty tér
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: 1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty tér.
Located right in the heart of the pedestrian quarter, it is the square where all the tourists pass through at least once. In the centre, a monument to Mihály Vörösmarty, around which, in the Summer, musicians, painters, portrait artists and charicaturists all group together.… Read the rest here →