Only In Budapest

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

ISBN-13: 978-3-9503662-7-3

Author: Duncan JD Smith

Publisher: The Urban Explorer

Edition: 3 (2014)

Specification: Paperback, 244 pages, 200 colour photos & two fold-out maps, 13.5 x 21cm

Prices: £ 19.90, € 22.95, US$ 29.95, CDN$ 32.95

Discover Budapest like never before with this explorer’s guide to the ‘Paris of the East’. From the Buda Hills to the glamour of downtown Pest.

A fascinating read for all Budapest dwellers looking for some adventure and discovery.

The Budapest Sun

• An illustrated guide to over 80 fascinating and unusual historical sights in the Hungarian capital. Hidden caves and secret courtyards, Roman ruins and Turkish baths, eccentric museums and forgotten cemeteries.

• From the Romans and the Magyars to the Habsburgs and the Soviets.

• The Children’s Railway, Rabbit Island, Ruin Pubs and the Hospital in the Rock.

• Gül Baba, the Saviour of Mothers, Harry Houdini, a much-loved empress and the mystery of Raoul Wallenberg.

• The ideal city guide for travellers who want to escape the crowds and go beyond the well-known paths, as well as for those inhabitants who perhaps thought they already knew their city.

Also available in French as Budapest sans pareil (2017):

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