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Budapest, awakened in 1989 after its long slumber behind the Iron Curtain, is now one of Europe's hottest destinations. It stands proudly at the center of Eastern Europe's cultural rebirth, and best of all, it still ranks as one of the continent's best bargains.Frommer's Budapest& the Best of Hungary, 7th Edition has all the practical details and candid advice you need to plan a successful trip. This book has been completely updated to give you the best places to stay and dine, from historic hotels to intimate guesthouses and from grand cafes to atmospheric taverns and pubs. Explore the city's highlights on detailed walking tours and learn about the gorgeous architecture of both the city's famous buildings and hidden treasures. And of course, we've got all the details on Budapest's exciting nightlife, its vibrant arts scene, and its fabulous thermal baths and spas. Then explore the best of the Hungarian countryside, where you'll discover sunburnt hillside vineyards and deep verdant valleys, lush cherry orchards, the riverside towns along the Danube Bend, the famous caves in Aggletek, and the shores of Lake Balaton. Our book puts it all at your fingertips, with a handy glossary of Hungarian phrases and detailed color maps.List of Maps. What’s New in Budapest& Hungary. 1 The Best of Budapest. 2 Planning Your Trip to Budapest. 3 Suggested Budapest& Hungary Itineraries. 4 Getting to Know Budapest. 5 Where to Stay in Budapest. 6 Where to Dine in Budapest. 7 Exploring Budapest. 8 Strolling Around Budapest. 9 Budapest Shopping. 10 Budapest After Dark. 11 The Danube Bend. 12 The Lake Balaton Region. 13 Northeastern Hungary: Traveling into the Hills. 14 Southern Hungary: The Great Plain& the Mecsek Hills. Appendix A: Help with a Tough Tongue. Appendix B: Hungarian Cuisine. Appendix C: Hungary's Jewish History in Brief. Index.Dr. Ryan James was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco, and has taught English at ELTE University in Budapest since 2002. He and his partner own BudaBaB, a bed and breakfast on the Pest side. He welcomes questions and comments about this guide, and his email address is's. The best trips start here.Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.Insider tips on Budapest's secret courtyard parties, Szentendre's best museum finds, Hévíz's thermal lake—and much more.Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions. Find great deals and book your trip
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