Budapest is a paradise for explorers. Keep your senses primed and you’ll discover something wonderful – an architectural gem, distant strains of Liszt, a killer cherry strudel – at every turn.
This Lonely Planet guidebook features more coverage of the city's restaurant scene, including must-try specialties and tips for dining like a local, and a dedicated section on Budapest's legendary thermal baths, pools and spa hotels.
169 restaurants reviewed, 43 cafes and cake shops, 11 steamy thermal baths, 4 city walking tours, 1 enormous hilltop palace
Special colour feature on Budapest’s thermal spa and pool culture
In-depth background on Budapest’s history, architecture and more
Top sights in full detail
Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Castle District, Gellert Hill & Taban, Obuda & Buda Hills, Belvaros, Parliament & around, Margaret Island & Northern Pest, Erzsebetvaros & the Jewish Quarter, Southern Pest, City Park & Beyond, Understand & Survival chapters