Budapest - Óbuda & Buda Hills (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Óbuda & Buda Hills chapter from Lonely Planet's Budapest guidebook.

Óbuda retains a lost-in-the-past village feel; here you’ll find excellent museums, the remains of the Roman settlement of Aquincum and some legendary eateries. The Buda Hills are a breath of fresh air and offer forms of transport that will delight kids of all ages.

  • touring the BudaHills by three of the most unusual conveyances you’re likely to encounter: the Cog Railway up into the hills, the unique Children’s Railway through them, and the Chairlift down
  • maps
  • walking backwards in time by strolling through the fabulously upgraded Roman-era Aquincum
  • transport
  • exploring the world beneath you by visiting any or all of the Buda Hills’ trio of caves: Mátyáshegy, Pálvölgy or Szemlőhegy
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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