SHOPPING & ATTRACTIONS

SHOPPING

Andrássy Avenue
This glorious and colourful boulevard is known as one of Budapest’s main shopping streets. Upscale luxury boutiques like Louis Vuitton, Ermenegildo Zegna, Burberry, Gucci, and Michael Kors are located here as well as the Swiss luxury watch store Omega.

 

Váci Street
A well-known shopping area in Budapest, designated as a pedestrian precinct, featuring a large number of fashionable shops, restaurants, and cafés. Neighbouring streets like Fashion Street on Deák Ferenc Street also offer a great shopping experience. You will find prominent brands here like Furla, Hugo Boss, Max Mara, Tommy Hilfiger or Lacoste, as well as less premium brands such as H&M, Mango or Zara.

 

ATTRACTIONS

Andrássy Avenue and its surroundings, dating back to 1872, is lined with spectacular neo-Renaissance mansions and townhouses featuring exquisite façades and interiors, it was recognised as a World Heritage Site in 2002. It runs between Elisabeth Square and Heroes's Square, with the Millennium Monument, which is the entrance to Városliget (City Park). It is one of Budapest’s major cultural hubs with a range of exhibition halls and embassies. Among the most noteable buildings are the State Opera House, the former Ballet School, the Zoltán Kodály Memorial Museum and Archives, the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, and the Ferenc Hopp Museum of East Asian Arts.

 

Easy access to Budapest's top attractions

  • The Hungarian State Opera House - next to Callas House
  • "Pest Broadway" a junction of Nagymező street with four exquisite theatres at its four corners - 400 m, 6-minute walk
  • Saint Stephen’s Basilica - 450 m, 7-minute walk
  • Deák Ferenc Square - 700 m, 10-minute walk
  • Vörösmarty Square, Váci street - 1 km, 14-minute walk
  • The Chain Bridge - 1,2 km, 16-minute walk
  • Vigadó Square, Vigadó Concert Hall - 1,2 km, 16-minute walk
  • The Hungarian Parliament - 1,4 km, 19-minute walk
  • The Grand Market Hall - 2,7 km, 13 minutes by car
  • Gellért Thermal Bath - 3,2 km, 16 minutes by car
  • Buda Castle - 5,1 km, 22 minutes by car