Budapest Map

Divided into two by the Danube, Budapest is made up by Buda which is characterized by its hills, and Pest which is the commercial area full of monuments.
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Places of interest detailed in our guide

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Budapest maps and guides

If you are planning your trip to Budapest, on the interactive map on this page you can find all the places of interest that we recommend you visit and other useful points of interest for your trip, such as the airport, or locations around Budapest. Simply click on the placeholders on the map, or in the list just below, to go to the in-depth tabs on the individual point of interest.

Buy travel guides on Amazon

However, if you are used to organising your itineraries with a traditional paper guide, buy one of the following.

Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary (Travel Guide) (English Edition)
13,80 €
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Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest (Pocket Guide) (English Edition)
9,02 €
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Budapest Romance (English Edition)
3,67 €
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Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest (Pocket Guide) (English Edition)
7,24 €
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Rick Steves Budapest (English Edition)
14,99 €
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Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Budapest [Lingua Inglese]
44,40 €
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Tourist map of Budapest

The Hungarian Tourist Board has made the city map available in PDF format, you can download it below.

Map of Budapest in PDF

Budapest Metro Map

If you will be using the Budapest Metro to get around during your stay in Budapest, take a look at the map of the lines to better plan your trip; to view it, download it in PDF format and possibly print it, click on the button below.

Metro map in PDF

Where Budapest is located

The city is divided into two towards the North-South direction by the Danube river, which represents a central asset for the city trade. On the left side of the river there is the Buda district, characterized by its 20 hills and its Castle. On the right bank of the river there is Pest, which is characterized by the majestic Parliament building. Buda is a residential district, while Pest is rich in commercial and industrial areas.

Budapest holds the primacy of being the only world’s capital with natural thermal springs. With more than 120 springs, there are about 70 million liters of water flowing everyday providing healing effects. The water may reach up to 58 Celsius degrees.

There are 3 islands on the Danube belonging to the administrative area of the Hungarian capital city: Margaret Island, Csepel Island, and Obudai Island.

 

How to save on transport and entrance fees

City Card allow you to save on public transport and / or on the entrances to the main tourist attractions.

Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours
Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours
Enjoy the Hungarian capital’s official city pass, the key to the city. Benefit from a range of discounts, free entries to attractions, and unlimited public transportation.
From 33,00 €