Budapest is a beautiful city in the heart of Eastern Europe. Come to a city that has quickly rocketed to one of Europe’s favorite cities for tourists and locals alike. Hungary is an amazing place that is so rich with history, and Budapest offers history and fun in spades.
We talked to our colleagues around the office who have traveled to Budapest and couldn’t wait to share all of their favorite neighborhoods where they’ve stayed on their many trips to Hungary’s capital city.
Budapest’s City Center
The City Center of Budapest is located in the District V of Budapest. This is where you want to be if you love being in the heart of the city that is the heart of Hungary in the heart of Eastern Europe. You will be close to the picturesque Danube river, public transit and have plenty of wonderful cafes and bars around you. There are tons of beautiful hotels in this district and you will definitely not regret your stay in Budapest’s City Center.
Budapest’s Castle District
You must see Budapest’s many attractions and if you want to be close to them then stay in Budapest’s Castle District. This district is also very quiet, so if you’re looking for a tame side of Budapest then this is the district for you. There are beautiful views, tons of attractions and great cafes and restaurants. This may not be the best place to go if you’re looking to see what Budapest’s nightlife has to offer, but if you’re looking for a beautiful quiet visit to a beautiful, charming city then the Castle District is for you.
Budapest District VI
You won’t believe this, but District VI is right next to District V. You will be able to see what it’s really like for Hungarian locals in this district but you won’t be far away from still seeing all the great sights Budapest has to offer. Not only is this district great to see how locals live, but it’s also great because it is super cheap. You can find a great place to stay that won’t hurt your pocket book, so you can spend your money on many of the great Budapest attractions which you can still conveniently get to by bus.
Budapest District VII – Erzsebetvaros
If you’re looking for a fun, hip neighborhood to party the night away then District VII is for you. Here you will find a super fun, bar-filled atmosphere, including ruin-pubs which are pubs inside of abandoned buildings, they are very cool. District VII is also known as Budapest’s Jewish quarter where you will find Europe’s largest synagogue, named the Great Synagogue. Revel in its beauty and take a wonderful tour of this amazing site. This is not one of the quietest neighborhoods to stay, but it is one of the most fun. So if fun is what you seek then District VII is where you must stay.