Originally Posted by Marco
What is there to do in 'pest? Places to see.
Also, costs. How expensive is it? In Portugal, items like coffee, alcohol, and food are ridiculously cheap. Same in Hungary?
as for prices, it is similar to Portugal I would say, especially for basic things as coffee, alcohol, food. for us it is not ridiculously cheap anymore, but for a canadian it probably is.
anyway, things to see:
Buda castle district, Gül Baba Grave, Citadella, Király Bath, Gellért Bath, Rácz Bath, Lukács Bath, Margit Island, Nyugati Railway Station, a Walk along the Körút, Liszt Ferenc Tér, Andrássy Út, New York Coffee House, Gerbeaud Coffee House, Város Liget (Central Park), Váci Utca, hundreds of Secession (art nouveau???) buildings (elephant house in the Zoo, Ferenc Liszt Music Academy, Philantia Flower Shop, Applied Arts Museum,
Geological Institute, Gresham Palace, St László Church, Postbank, Commerce School, Gellért Hotel etc.), Aquincum (remainings of the old roman city), Magyar Nemzeti Galléria (Hungarian National Gallery), Mücsarnok (Art Hall), Szépmüvészeti Muzeum (Museum of Fine Arts),
Synagogue in Dohány Utca (biggest in Europe, second biggest in the world, most beautiful in the world IMO), Parliament, St István Bazilika,