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Budapest

Budapest is a vibrant and exciting travel destination, offering a unique blend of culture, history, and modernity. The city is home to a wealth of attractions, from the iconic Chain Bridge and the majestic Parliament Building to the stunning Buda Castle and the beautiful Danube River. Budapest is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with a wide range of bars, clubs, and restaurants to explore. With its stunning architecture, fascinating culture, and delicious cuisine, Budapest is a must-visit destination for any traveler.

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Dorka

Dorka

Hey:) Im Dorka a first year university student. Im actually studying pharmacy at semmelweis. Im an open minded, cheerful person who loves to ride train. Im kind of crazy, so if you know some craziness let me know😻
Kira

Kira

Hi, I am Kíra. I live in Budapest and I teach contemporary dance. I am christian, this is the most important thing in my life! I love art, good coffee and beautiful places!
Luca

Luca

Hi my name is Luca I’m a 19 year old art student from Hungary. I would like to explore Europe with my friends in the summer.

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Sara

Sara

Can host for 7 days

I am Sara, i am 26 years old. I love nature and outdoors activities such as hiking or camping, i love animals and pets. i love art and i love a good coffee and good food. Oh, and i am a fun , loving person
Kira

Kira

Can host for 3 days

Hi, I am Kíra. I live in Budapest and I teach contemporary dance. I am christian, this is the most important thing in my life! I love art, good coffee and beautiful places!
Esraa

Esraa

Can host for 3 days

Hey girls ! 💙 I'm Esraa from Egypt. I'm electrical engineering student at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). I'm a person who is extrovert and really love to meet new people, make new friends, share their experiences, share their thoughts and ethics. In addition, I love to know about the cultures and history.

Experiences

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 15 experiences

Rating summary

Things to do

5/5Exciting

Safety

5/5Very safe

Food

4.7/5Delicious

Budget

3.8/5Inexpensive
November 29, 2022

Solo travel experience

Budapest is wonderful. I spent a week there and wished it could be more. I stayed at the Hotel Castle Garden… inexpensive, just outside the gate to the upper cathedral/castle where you can catch the small free tram that takes you down to the other side of the river. Everything felt safe and walkable.

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November 22, 2022

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I felt very safe in Budapest. It’s an amazing city! I was there in April for two weeks doing some volunteer work. I had to ride the bus at all hours….3:30am, midnight…sometimes alone and sometimes meeting up with others. I never had an issue and never felt unsafe. The Hop On/Off tour gave me a good overall history of the city. I stayed at Kalvin Palace, basic room with private bath. It was centrally located just a block from University so always foot traffic outside. Easy to walk to several places.

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November 13, 2022

Budapest is such a lovely place!! go to the thermal baths, the bus routes are really easy to navigate with google maps, also the city boat tours are lovely, in the evening definitely try out the ruin bars! they are so fun and social.

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November 12, 2022

Definitely go to the restaurant/bar Mazel Tov in Budapest! We also really liked taking a tour of the Parliament and going to the top of St. Stephen’s Basilica (need very minimal cash as a donation to the church to go to the top, but so worth it!!)

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November 9, 2022

I loved the Fisherman's Bastion. It is well worth the time and right next to Matthias Church making it a 2-fer. The views are great too. You can walk down Castle Hill to the Funincular and definitely walk across the Széchenyi bridge to Pest. I'm a vegetarian and Budapest was rough for me. Neither the food nor the service were exceptional at the New York Cafe but the architecture is incredible and it's an easy stop if you are checking out Andrassy Ave. Széchenyi baths are incredible, especially after a long flight.

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November 3, 2022

Local experience

In Budapest, go to Massolit café on nagy diofa utca. Go visiting the Kerepesi cemetery, for free and in fact a real museum with hundreds of sculptures. For lunch go to Araz restaurant or Kiosk or Monk's bistro and chose the napi menü (lunch formula) if you have no allergies and orthorexia. Don't go to the big synagogue but to the little one on Kazinczy utca. Much cheaper and much nicer. And go bathing at Dandár bath and not where all tourits go.

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November 2, 2022

Budapest is great for a short visit. Loads to see and do, but not so big that you get lost, or wear yourself out trying to see everything. Pack a swimsuit for the baths!

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October 23, 2022

Things to do: I loved Budapest! It's beautiful! Parliament is a must see and stunning at night all lit up. I went at sunset and got amazing pictures. The fisherman's bastion is honestly one of my favorite places I've visited in Europe. Looks like a fairy tale. The gellert bath house was super fun. Spent half a day there enjoying the mineral baths and got massages. I did this on our last day to recover from all the walking. Food: As to food, I enjoyed the Gesztenyepure (chestnut puree with whipped cream)

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September 13, 2022

Things to do: - Thermal Baths (Széchenyi) - Central Market Hall - Hungarian National Museum - Fisherman’s Bastion - Gellért Hill - Budapest Parliament Safety: Lovely city, felt safe, dining alone was no problem. Recommendations: Budapest is awesome! Lots of amazing bars, clubs and hostels. The city itself is also breathtaking and rich in culture.

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September 6, 2022

Things to do: - Parliament building - Fisherman’s Bastion - Gellért Baths - Central Market Hall - Széchenyi Thermal Baths - Heroes’ Square - Shoes on the Danube Promenade - Vajdahunyad Castle - New York Café - Citadella Safety: I felt safe. Recommendations: Budapest is beautiful and you'll find lots of lovely little places to eat and drink!

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August 30, 2022

Things to do: - Hungarian Parliament Building - Buda Castle - Széchenyi Thermal Bath - St. Stephen's Basilica - Fisherman's Bastion - Széchenyi Chain Bridge - Central Market Hall - Heroes' Square - Matthias Church Safety: Budapest is a pretty chill city and I felt super safe. Recommendations: Budapest is beautiful! I recommend crossing the bridge to have a look on the Pest side of the river. It’s also quite cheap city.

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July 20, 2022

Local experience

I have some very personal recommendations. Must see: Szimpla kert is a type of romkocsma if you google "romkocsmák Budapest" you will find similar ones but Szimplakert is indeed one of the best but Instant is also nice or Gozsdu udvar!! Very unique kind of chill places are these. Margitsziget (very beautiful park) I really recommend Parlament! Night also! So pretty! Hike up to the liberty statue (15 min from Parlament) especially amazing at night. Easy hike 10 min. But beautiful view! Liberty Bridge. Also very cool! Belgrád rakpart! -very nice walk around the river with historical details If u like beer and wine its quite cheap in some places (not the tourist places) A good Tokaji wine worth to try! One of the best wines in Europe! Eat: Gulasch soup, kürtöskalács (chimney cake)

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July 3, 2022

Itinerary: Amazing Best city in eastern europe. I love the weather . 4 days is enough Things to do: Parties night life here is amazing. Shopping is cheap. Food: Goulas and langos are the best to try here. Food with Paprikas as well Safety: Budapest is a safe city but you need to be careful anyways everywhere Budget: 200 euros is enough to spend 4 days in Budapest everything is so cheap and nice Accommodation: Hostel can make you cost less of course and great experience Recommendations: Try Langos! Go to Buda Castle. Go to thermal bath here

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June 3, 2022

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Things to do: Old Town, Buda Castle, Marguerita “Island”, Terror Museum (very chocking...), Széchenyi Thermal Baths (so good, I think this one is the most popular, to relax a little bit, but there are many more thermal baths in the city), The Parliament, Saint Stephen’s Basilica, Vajdahunyad Castle, Heroes Square, Széchenyi Chain Bridge (connecting Buda and Pest). To eat, I recommend Napfényes Ízek, Vegan Love (more junk food) and Kozmosz (cozy lovely restaurant)

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June 1, 2022

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I had the best time in Budapest! I hired a local guide recommended by a friend - ended up being the best idea. Oh—and used couch surfing to meet up with other travelers and make friends. I stayed in a nice hotel in the Jewish quarter though. It was amazing and I can’t wait to get back. I felt safe the whole time. I also used their “Uber” service called Bolt which was recommended to me by locals. Made my life a lot easier.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Budapest safe for solo female travellers?

Yes, Budapest is generally safe for solo female travelers. However, as with any city, it is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure your safety. Be aware of your surroundings, avoid walking alone at night, and keep your valuables secure.

Is Budapest good for solo female travellers?

Yes, Budapest is a great destination for solo female travelers. The city is generally safe and there are plenty of attractions and activities to keep you busy. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and bars to explore, and the city is full of friendly locals who are happy to help out.

Is Budapest expensive for solo travellers?

No, Budapest is not expensive for solo travelers. The city offers a wide range of accommodation options, from budget hostels to luxury hotels, and the cost of living is relatively low. Eating out is also affordable, with plenty of restaurants offering delicious Hungarian cuisine at reasonable prices.

What to do in Budapest solo?

Explore the city on foot

Budapest is a great city to explore on foot. Take a stroll along the Danube River, explore the cobblestone streets of the Jewish Quarter, and admire the architecture of the city.

Visit the Great Market Hall

The Great Market Hall is a must-see for any visitor to Budapest. Here you can find a variety of Hungarian specialties, including paprika, salami, and other local delicacies.

Take a boat tour

Take a boat tour along the Danube River and admire the city from a different perspective.

Visit the thermal baths

Budapest is known for its thermal baths, which are a great way to relax and unwind.

Visit the museums

Budapest is home to a number of museums, including the Hungarian National Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Hungarian National Gallery.

Enjoy the nightlife

Budapest has a vibrant nightlife, with a variety of bars, clubs, and restaurants.

Take a day trip

Budapest is surrounded by a number of interesting places, including the Danube Bend, the Puszta, and the Danube Delta. Take a day trip to explore these places.

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