Budapest's Top Alternative Winter Events
Christmas Market at Vörösmarty square
Head here to pick up authentic Hungarian folk art and traditional gifts. There is also chance to sample classic Hungarian foods.
Dates: 9th November - 1st January
Location: Vörösmarty Square
Christmas Fair at Basilica
While you pick up some exquisite festive gifts and sip on mulled wine, you can listen to the beautiful Christmas songs being sung. Don't leave without trying a Hungarian pastry or two.
Dates: 23rd November - 1st January
Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center
Robert Capa (Endre Friedmann, October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) is considered the unique visual chronicler of several 20th-century wars. His photographs depicted soldiers and partisans, the battles and ordinary moments, from the perspective of the participant observer. In his own famous words: If your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. Discover his amazing work at this thought-provoking exhibition.
Dates: 8th August - 1st January
Location: 1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 8.