Lonely Planet Budapest is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the statues and monuments that fill the Royal Palace, relax in a thermal bath, or see the bridges that connect Buda and Pest; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Budapest and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Budapest Travel Guide:Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including history, art, literature, music, architecture, and politics Free, convenient pull-out Budapest map (included in print version), plus over 25 colour neighbourhood maps Useful features – including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), With Kids, and Day Trips Coverage of Obuda, Buda Hills, Castle District, Gellert Hill, Taban, Belvaros, Parliament, Margaret Island, Northern Pest, Erzsebetvaros, the Jewish Quarter, Southern Pest, City Park, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Budapest, our most comprehensive guide to Budapest, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s Hungary guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.