The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Budapest? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.
Advent Fest at the Basilica – A winning X-mas fair
The “Advent Fest at the Basilica” in Budapest is magical — it’s no mistake it was voted as one of the most beautiful Christmas fairs in the world!
Full Article by Julianna Kató
Ágnes Havrán bags – Leather beauties for women
“Ágnes Havrán bags” is a special fashion brand in Budapest. The owner of this shop has become well-known internationally, but she still remains modest…
Full Article by Michal Mimon
Alföldi Cipő – Hungarian leather shoes and slippers
“Alföldi Cipő” and their outlet in Budapest do not follow the same big-name trends to be found in regular shoe fashion. They’ve stuck to quality…
Full Article by Zoltán Fejes
Arioso – Tea, furniture & flowers
“Arioso” is a friendly, quiet coffee-, furniture and flower shop in Budapest. I like it because I can sit there for a tea and hot sandwich whenever!
Full Article by Kálmán Faragó
Artushka – Design souvenir shop
“Artushka” Budapest is my favourite design & souvenir shop. All items are handcrafted n Hungary and most of the items are wooden or organic.
Full Article by Mihály Lippai