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The main thoroughfare of Pest during the 18th century, today the pedestrian walkway is lined with upscale shops, restaurants and cafes.
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Budapest 1056, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for genuine handcrafted items from Hungary this the shop to visit. I found it has the best prices for beautiful handmade embroidery, ceramic dolls with traditional costumes, blouses and much more. It is located on Vaci utca 84 opposite the Estilo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank welshdragon44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is mostly a pedestrian street filled with high-end fashion and other stores. Nice place to stroll.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This street starts from the Vörösmarty tér Christmas Market, and ends at the Market Hall. There is a blend of high street shops, unique Budapest shops and the tacky tourist establishments. We visited in December, however I can imagine the many restaurants that are there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gerbra_10
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

This shopping street is just like other shopping street in other big cities. Many stores that you also find in other cities. Aside from stores there are lots of cafes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rittcastillo
Reviewed December 9, 2018

nice to stroll down this street. this is the shopping street in Budapest, we went at Christmas and lovely Christmas specialty shops, beautiful Christmas decorations and a lot of souvenir shops all selling the same souvenirs but nice to stroll down, some nice shoe shops...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marian t
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The walk of Vaci Utca, commencing from the magnificent building of inspiring architectural design being The Great Market Hall-Central Market Hall,at the Pest end of Szabadsag / Liberty Bridge,ending in Vorosmarty Square, is truly delightful. I have walked Vaci utca on numerus occasions in all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Enjoyed visiting, despite being crowded and a little touristy. Actually did a little shopping. Some good shops, restaurants were not our style, but there were quite a few to choose from if you're looking for something to eat.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melanie1019
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Walked up and down here taking in all it has to offer. Very busy with tourists but it has a great vibe. Many shops, restaurants, bars every other seller you can think of. It comes alive at night especially now with the Christmas market on.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CarolineS919
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Vaci street starts by Central Market and ends at Vorosmarty Square. I preferred the start of it as it was more quaint. Lots of restaurants and tourist shops. It is the main shopping street in Budapest and is pedestrianised.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Vaci street or Váci Utca, is the main shopping street in Budapest. Here you'll find shops and restaurants for every taste and wallet. All the big names are here, and there's always bargains to be found. Lot's of souvenir shops too. The street follows the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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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
...More
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Mark F
April 10, 2018|
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Not vey warm but if you are lucky you can get a day at +15
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Mark F
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Boutique Hotel Budapest is really Nice
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June 30, 2017|
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Response from vinceagius | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Pest Side and it was great. The hotel was BO18 and although it is not right in the centre, the metro takes you directly there with no hassle. This is just to avoid walking. Vaci Street is a very nice street and... More
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95831
Sacramento,California
Vaci street (6 Replies)
How far and how long it takes is the walk on Vaci street from Vorosmarty Ter to the Central Market Hall?
May 05, 2014|
Response fromRawlee|
It depends on your speed. It is only 1,2 kms away, it would take me about 10 minutes, but I walk fast.
knk12345
United Kingdom
Spa/baths (5 Replies)
There's so many ! Can someone advice me of he next best please . I'm staying in Budapest in August and my hotel is in Vaci street. I have been consider the Gellert. Many thanks .
May 30, 2017|
Response fromPjk|
We always go to the Szechenyi baths on a visit to Budapest ---> https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Revie… For us it's an easy Metro ride to the Szecheny stop and I'd imagine those large, outdoor pools would be a treat in August.. Pjk
HINA W
Islamabad, Pakistan
Buying basic toiletteries and groceries around Vaci Street. (7 Replies)
We plan to take along only hand luggage, to prevent lost luggage and airport delays. So please guide me where to buy items like toothpaste, aftershave etc after we land. We shall be staying on Vaci Utca near McDonalds.
June 08, 2015|
Response fromTagliacozzi|
You have a few choices: 1) Muller - Vaci Utca 19 2) Rossman - Szervita Ter 4 3) DM - Suto Utca 2 Muller is a bit more expensive, but you have a lot of different options including both Hungarian and German - it's my favorite. Rossman in my opinion is a bit better than DM. I've ordered them in the proximity to your location.