Where locals party in Budapest
Date: 6 March, 2019
You’re never far from a party in Budapest. The city is buzzing with good vibes and happy revelers every night of the week. Our iconic ruin pubs and infamous ‘sparties’ (spa party in our iconic public baths), as well as the annual Zeitgeist festival, has put Budapest firmly on the map as one of Europe’s greatest party capitals; but, not all party-places are created equal and when you’re new to a city it’s easy to end up in a less than impressive club or pub.
The 7 Best Budapest Ruin Pubs to visit in 2018
Date: 21 March, 2018
The aesthetic of Budapest is an endearing and contrasting mix of old & new, sophisticated & shabby, and often wonderfully eccentric. The ruin pubs of Budapest, housed in abandoned buildings and decorated with unique flair and mismatched furnishings, are an integral element to many people’s perception of the city; but these are relatively new phenomena, springing up in the last sixteen years or so following the pioneering Szimpla Kert ruin bar.
The Best Ruin Bars in Budapest
Date: 27 July, 2016
Ruin bars are easily one of Budapest's top attractions -, especially among the backpacker crowd. Whether you're a party animal who's toured the best bars and clubs from Ibiza to Moscow or you're more of the museum-and-history type, ruin pubs are sure to please.