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“mulled wine”(52 reviews)
The Christmas Fair takes place on the Vörösmarty Square in the centre of the city which turns, for a few weeks, into a Winter Market, placed in front of the famous Gerbeaud Coffee House, at the end of the pedestrian street Vaci. Sound, lights and...more
Vorosmarty ter | Vorosmarty Square, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Budapest Christmas twice in 2018,at the beginning of December and later on the 25th.The fair has two main premises,at Vörösmarty Sqaure and in front of St.Stephens Basilica.The fair is one of the best ones in Europe and it's a nice wallk to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank norart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to walk around the Christmas fair, lots going on and wonderful stalls to look at. Be aware of the food area in the middle of Vorosmarty Square. We ordered simple street food which was a potato rosti with goulash on top and the server...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sinclair-Family
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

The Christmas market in Budapest is the place to go if you are there in December the range og goods,food and drink is amazing . Something for everyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shaun f
Reviewed January 9, 2019

What a great thing to do!! To shop shop to shop all set up outside is wonderful ! Everything was so beautiful, music in the background and also all the wonderful aroma from all the restaurants as well! Night is a magical time in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Deb1028
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is my first visit to a Christmas fair in Europe. I loved the festive vibes as walking around all 3 fairs with all the lights, various stalls selling local foods and handmade wears. There were plenty of choices of street food stalls and of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karenrG8694IG
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Budapest was the start of our Christmas Market River Cruise (well, bus/ship due to low water levels) and we had come a few days early. This was our second visit to Budapest, once in Springtime and now in much cooler temperatures but we loved the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ransclan
Reviewed January 6, 2019

If you’re in Budapest at Christmas time then this is definitely one of many Christmas markets you should make a point of visiting, with it’s festive vibes, tasty local delicacies and traditional market stalls, this is surely a place where you can grab a mulled...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shaneyou1989
Reviewed January 2, 2019

We wandered around but were struggling to find anything new that attracted us. We did enjoy a few mugs on gluwein when ever we visited. I thought the food we bought from one of the large caterers was very poor and far too expensive. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hartlovap
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Budapest in December is fascinating, friendly and beautiful. St Stephen's Basilica provides an evening backdrop for a film show that can't be missed. The food stalls offer delicious food and drink. The local craftsman and artists exhibit fine goods which seem to be more authentic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 401peterK
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We spent almost 40 euros on two dishes!!!! We ordered a potato cake with potato and beaf, a cabbage with sauage, and a "Magic wine" as recommended by the staff, then when we paid, th girl told us it was 12,000Ft in total, which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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October 26, 2018|
Response from 117jeaninev | Reviewed this property |
The Vorosmarty Square Christmas Market is open from 9 November 2018 - 1 January 2019. For a full list of opening dates and operation times, you can visit the Budapest Christmas website.
October 28, 2017|
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Response from SeanC1586 | Reviewed this property |
Was there for 5 days last year and it was open everyday...think it finishes around 11/11.30 from memory
Jessica W
October 15, 2017|
Response from MitziMarmot | Reviewed this property |
Christmas Market on Vorosmarty Sq (Nov 10, 2017 – Dec 31, 2017), Christmas Fair at Basilica (Nov 24, 2017 – Jan 2, 2018) There are also some much smaller Christmas Markets around, but I don't know when they open.