The vibrating cultural and buzzling city life of Pest provides a pulsing atmosphere with historic landmarks, iconic buildings, museums and plenty of cultural venues to choose from and learn about the city. Pest is filled with delightful restaurants, grand cafés and exclusive ruin bars, in addition, it welcomes guest in prestigious hotels and numerous luxurious apartments as well. We have listed the most upscale districts to help you find the best neighbourhood for your Budapest visit.
5th district, the heart of Budapest
Charming, narrow streets, bourgeois palaces, glamorous hotels luxurious buildings and elegant environment all characterizes the City Centre of Budapest. Located on the Pest river bank of the city, the 5th district is bordered by the wonderful panorama of Danube river and the vibrating life of Budapest. As one of the best walking district in Budapest, the neighbourhood offers the most cultural sights and legendary buildings to discover just in a short walking distance. The 5th district is home to the Hungarian Parliament building, St. Stephen’s Basilica and numerous prestigious buildings lined up on the banks of Danube river. The city centre of Budapest is an enchanting neighbourhood providing an aristocratic atmosphere and presenting the elegant charm of Budapest’s city life.
Lose yourself in the noble and stylish neighbourhood of Budapest. Located on the Pest side of the city, the 6th district is the most imposing and expensive neighbourhood in the city. With its world-famous grand boulevard, Andrássy avenue it attracts many visitors to discover its elegant cafés, upscale boutiques, glamorous buildings and exclusive art galleries. With its outstanding architectural masterpiece of the Hungarian State Opera House and historical neighbourhood it has become a UNESCO world heritage site. Stroll down the most elegant avenue of the city, enjoy fine dining, drinking coffee while observing the iconic landmarks of the neighbourhood. A stay in the 6th district allows you the experience of fine dining, drinking coffee and being part of Budapest’s vibrant cultural lifestyle.
7th district, the Jewish Quarter
As being the smallest neighbourhood in Pest, the 7th district has the most highest population density. Representing the bohemian lifestyle of Budapest, the 7th district is known for its artistic ruin pubs, creative bistros and unique bars. What brings an outstanding value to the neighbourhood is the historical Jewish quarter presenting Europe’s largest Jewish house of worship, the Dohány street’s synagogue. Beyond the Jewish quarter the neighbourhood also gives home to one of the most glamorous coffee houses in Pest, the New York Café. The colourful café and retro bar scenes, cultural diversity and bohemian lifestyle will provide a perfect stay in 7th district for your visit.