Rich of UNESCO world culture heritages, Budapest offers a breathtaking panorama. Along astonishing constructions such as the chain bridge, the castle district, the heroes' square and the Andrássy Avenue, the historical development is well documented. The medieval Buda meets the flourishing culture of theatres and music in the flat Pest. With lively coffee shops and traditional cafés, Budapest earned the reputation of being the “Paris of the East”. A special importance has wellness, since Hungary is rich of hot springs. The Hungarian cuisine is famous through goulash and “palatschinken”, which are also available at the Leonardo Hotel Budapest. The Budapest hotel is located in the financial and business center of Pest, close to the city center and eastern Danube.
Fairs & Events in Budapest
The HUNGEXPO is Hungary's most important fair center. Fairs such as the Printexpo, Hoventa or the Business Travel Show are popular for business travelers and trade fair visitors.
Being the scientific and cultural center of Hungary, important fairs are held in Budapest every year. The event space of the HUNGEXPO occupies an area of 36 hectares. The Leonardo Hotel Budapest is located 4.1 km away and can be reached easily by public transport.
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Shopping in Budapest
The pedestrian way Váci utca in Pest is the most famous shopping street in Budapest and only 2 km away from the Leonardo Hotel Budapest. The Andrássy Avenue, which was recently appointed to world cultural heritage, features plenty of unique shopping opportunities. The shopping malls Mammut I & II are two big connected buildings with over 300 shops offering an exclusive shopping adventure.
You cannot leave Budapest without trying one of the special Hungarian dishes such as the typical pancakes “palatschinken”, the goulasch or the chicken paprikasch. Still existing and a cultural experience are the traditional music restaurants with gypsy bands serving traditional meals.
Liszt Ferenc International Airport
The international airport of Budapest Liszt Ferenc (BUD) strives to be the most successful airport in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of passenger growth, service quality and operation efficiency. With over 8 million passengers annually, the airport is on a good way.
Sights near Leonardo Hotels Budapest
The feathery beauty of the giant makes it hard to assume, that the bridge is over 160 years old. It connects the hilly Buda with the flat Pest. During the Second World War it was destroyed, but for the 100th anniversary in 1949 it was rebuild. The LeonardoHotel Budapest is only 2.5 km away from the chain bridge.
With the magic of a romantic knight’s castle and medieval monastery yards, the Fishermen’s Bastion shines in all its glory. Where a fish market was located during the Middle Age, one now enjoy the beautiful view over Budapest and the Danube.
On the Buda site, the castle district is Budapest’s pride and world cultural heritage. Already in the 13th century the hilly were used for strategic important occupation. Underneath the Royal palace secrets an underground cave system. Today astonishing buildings, several historical monuments, three churches and six museums are famous for this breathtaking district.
The biggest building of Hungary and emblem of Budapest is the imposing Parliament building. On the Eastern shore of the Danube in Pest, the building was built in the past century to symbolize democracy in contrary to the royal palace.