Budapest and surroundings

Budapest is a city of full of surprises and wonder, with its lively centre, pretty parks, majestic river, tall church spires and lavish spas. One of the most exciting cities in the world, Budapest is full of secrets, hidden spots to explore and old favourites to revisit. This is the city where being bored is not an option.
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George Ezra in Budapest

The British Singer George Ezra actually visited Budapest for the first time this Summer. After scoring huge commercial success with his song " Budapest", it was finally time to come and take a look for himself! what all the fuss is about (Be my lake) is the name given to the offical post-party of the Sziget Festival. As we all know, 2014 Sziget Festival runs from 11th-18th August. As soon as it has wrapped up, then party-goers jump aboard trains at the Southern Rail Station for the 90km ride to the cool atmosphere of the huge, shallow Lake Balaton for the period 18th-21st August, to listen to another few days of electronic music by the lakeshore!

Why not give the Folk Dance Simulator a try?

The new craze from Hungarian Tourism is here.Try out the best Hungarian folk dances with different backgrounds and share the a video of the hilarious results with your friends. Next time on Sziget Festival!
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Day-trip ideas

Palace of Gödöllő & Lázár Equestrian Park

Head northeast from the city and visit the Palace of Gödöllő and its breathtaking garden. If you go a little further, you may see a real Hungarian horse show at Lázár Equestrian Park.

Szentendre & Skanzen

North from the capital you will find the lovely village of Szentendre and the ethnographic museum of the real village life of the Hungarians.

The Danube Bend

Travel north from Budapest along the Danube to find beautiful panoramas and wonderful architecture where the old river turns south.
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