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Preparing your trip to Budapest: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Budapest 1. Travelers are highly recommended to purchase a special discount card. It entitles you to have discounted rates on public transport, museums, amusement parks, zoos and other cultural facilities.
2. While exploring the city, tourists are recommended to use only public transport. The number of buses and trolleybuses is really big here, so you will have no problems with reaching any point of interest or attraction.
3. Those tourists, who expect to travel using taxi, should make sure their wallets are tight and full of US dollars. Many drivers accept payments exclusively in U.S. dollars. You also need to specify the price of your ride beforehand with the driver. Many unscrupulous drivers use the lack of awareness among tourists and increase their rates several times.
4. It is normal to leave tips in taxi and restaurants. The usual amount of a tip estimates 10 - 20% of the total sum.
5. Car Rental in Budapest is available only to those tourists, whose age is 21 years or more. While renting a car, you will be asked to present hotel guest card. Copyright
6. If you want to devote much time to walk in the city, summer is definitely the best time for your trip. The period starting from June and till August is considered the hottest one.
7. The most popular souvenirs in Budapest are products made of crystal and lace. You will find these products at very reasonable prices in local shops and outlets.
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8. Fines for traffic violations are rather harsh here. This concerns not only motorists, but also pedestrians. You should be especially careful when passing a road. A flashing green light here has the same meaning as our ordinary and familiar to many yellow signal.
9. When you purchase goods on open markets, you need to be prepared for the fact that many sellers increase prices deliberately, counting on uninformed tourists.
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What to visit being in Budapest - unique sights

Nagy Zsinagoga

From the series “The most luxury and famous synagogues”
The Nazis established their headquarters in the synagogue building during World War II. The Jewish cemetery is a vivid reminder of the difficult war times today. It is located in the inner courtyard of the synagogue. About 7,000 Jews who died during the war years are buried there. A beautiful monument was opened on the territory of the synagogue not so long ago. It is dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust. Reconstruction of the religious monument began immediately after the end of the war. It lasted until the 90s of the last century. … Read further

Gellert Gyogyfurdo

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
High marble columns and carved arches, beautiful marble finishes and elegant stained-glass windows, lined with elaborate mosaic baths and paired - a very aristocratic and refined atmosphere reigns here. The most popular among visitors is a lower tier, where there is a hammam, a sauna and three baths with water of different temperatures. Today, clients of the bath complex are provided with many additional services, they can enjoy massage sessions or take a mud bath and swim in the chic pool with a sliding roof. … Read further

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