Rick Steves' Europe

Budapest: The Best of Hungary

Season 3 Episode 11 | 26m 3s

Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe. It's actually two cities—busy Pest and noble Buda—straddling the Danube and laced together by mighty bridges. Capitalism has taken hold with gusto as shopping boulevards thrive and stone Lenins and cast iron Stalins litter a theme park at the edge of town.

Aired: 10/02/14

Expires: 09/30/19

Rating: TV-G

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