Budapest is the capital and the largest city in Hungary, a relatively small, land-locked country in Central Europe. A third of the population of Hungary lives in Budapest metropolitan area! The city has been in existence for almost two thousand years, starting as a Roman city of “Akinku” in first century CE. After the retreat of the Romans, the city was claimed by Hungarians and became the capital of the new nation. Learn about the characteristics of the city, when it is best to visit it and what do you need to prepare before arriving (both in terms of currency and baggage and passports or visas!), what is worth seeing and visiting in various destinations (including sights, monuments, national parks, beaches and more), how to travel (with special attention paid to highways and motorways), the prices of various goods and services, accomodation, weather, maps, tourist guides, opinions of visitors and other practical pieces of information!