Things To Do in Budapest This Christmas
posted on Dec 13, 2018 | 124 likes
Three things about Christmas in Budapest
Budapest is one of the most beautiful places to be this Christmas for so many reasons. Apart from the snow, the lights and the cheer, Budapest this season is everything and this makes it an ideal travel destination this Christmas.
But what can you do this December in Budapest? There are three things to do this December in Budapest which seem to take all; Budapest Christmas, Christmas market, and skating in Budapest.
Christmas in Budapest is everything you have not experienced yet, especially if this is your first Christmas vacation outside Nigeria. This season in Budapest, there are numerous Christmas events lined up from the 18th of December and it includes the Concerts in St. Stephen Basilica Church.
St. Stephen Basilica Budapest hosts a very popular organ-concert series performed by some of Hungary’s most praised musicians. The breathtakingly beautiful neoclassical church, its magical settings and its renowned acoustics make the perfect spot for losing yourself in some heart-warming classical music composed by prestigious composers. Interesting thing is that attendance is free, just arrive early so you can get a good spot.
Another event you would like to experience is the midnight masses which are considered to be at the core of a traditional Christmas. You necessarily don’t have to be a Catholic before you can join the locals to celebrate Christmas Eve together at a Midnight Mass that holds in St Stephen’s Basilica Church or any other churches in Budapest.
What is Christmas without love which is usually expressed with gifts? The Christmas Market in Budapest is one to look forward to. It has become a big hit amongst the European Christmas markets as it is centrally located with the most traditional Christmas fair you don’t want to miss.
From the best wines, to the trendiest outfits for the season, to thoughtful gift items for the special people in your life and the most important thing is that you would get all you want for an excellent value for your money and that’s not all. Christmas season in Budapest is the best time to take your taste bud on a festive adventure, with most of the best cuisines and restaurant giving out their best at the lowest price possible.
Another interesting thing about the Christmas market in Budapest is that you would not just get the best items at affordable price, you would also be entertained with free Hungarian folk concerts. What more could you ask for all in one place.
Skating in Budapest
One of the most attractive ice rinks in Budapest during the Christmas season is perhaps the Skating Rink at the Whale Winter Festival, located near the modern whale-shaped building called “Balna”. The Whale Winter Festival allows you skate along the river while admiring the several beauties of Budapest’s century old UNESCO World Heritage sites that is close by. And the most interesting part of this is that it is free.
The above stated things to do in Budapest is just a tip of the many other fun things you can do in Budapest. And you would agree that Budapest is the ideal Christmas destination.
If this is the type of Christmas you would love to experience, get your finance together with more money from Page Financials, get your bags packed and be on your way to Budapest this Christmas season with your loved ones.