Tourist Travel guide

About Budapest


Budapest is the capital city of Hungary.

Budapest has a population of around 1.7 million.

The official currency is the Forint.

On 17 November 1873 Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river Danube – right-bank Buda together with Pest on the left bank.

Hungary became a European Union member state in 2004.

Most museums will charge for taking photographs or videos

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