On a study trip to Budapest the first thing you will notice are the wide avenues, green parks, and the harmonic mixture of architectural styles. It is easy to understand why Budapest has been nicknamed "The Paris of Eastern Europe". It is not just the impressive architecture that makes Budapest special. The design and style of the buildings are tied to the proud history of the city. It is not just a big city in Eastern Europe, because until World War 1, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was one of the richest countries of Europe and it shows when you walk the streets of Budapest on your study trip.
Buildings like the Central Station, the Parliament and the famous Kiraly Baths are all decorated as they were hundreds of years ago. Even the smallest gargoyles are preserved on the old walls. All of these buildings show that Budapest was once one of Europe's biggest and fastest growing metropolises. Budapest is ideal for walking tours with large groups. There are numerous sights and the weather can be a true pleasure. All in all, Budapest is ideal for a study tour.
Elements of a study tour to Budapest
The study tour to Budapest can take place with either train, bus or plane and it is both cheap to stay and experience the city. Remember to tip at cafés and restaurants - this is highly valued by the locals.
While in Budapest don't miss:
- The Buda Fortress
- The Fisherman's Bastion
- The Parliament
- Margret Island
- The famous baths like Gellert or Kiraly
- A visit to one of the famous cafés
- Sailing trip on the Danube
- The Matthias Church
- Folklore evening
Outside Budapest you can also experience:
- The Danube Knee
- Kesckemét and Puszta
- Lake Balaton