Budapest - Southern Pest (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Southern Pest chapter from Lonely Planet's Budapest guidebook.

The colourful districts of Józsefváros (Joseph Town) and Ferencváros (Francis, or Franz, Town) – are traditionally working class and full of students. It’s a lot of fun wandering the backstreets, peeping into courtyards and small, often traditional, shops.

  • taking a trip through the near and distant past by wandering the corridors of the Hungarian National Museum, the nation’s treasure trove of historical artefacts
  • maps
  • strolling through the Nagycsarnok (p143), southern Pest’s well-endowed Great Market
  • transport
  • admiring the art and architecture of the Art Nouveau Museum of Applied Arts
  • restaurants & bars

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

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