Vaci Street. Exclusive Pedestrian Street
Budapest is not only famous for its architecture, museums, thermal baths and mild climate, but also for great variety of cafes, restaurants and shopping centers. You can easily find a place, where you can drink coffee, enjoy your meal and shop at the same time, and this place is called Vaci Street.
Vaci street (in Hungarian called Vaci utca) is the main street of downtown area with its vast pedestrian part, which leads to Vorosmarty square, full of cafes, shops, hotels and concert halls. Vaci street in Budapest is like Arbat in Moscow, Kartnerstrasse in Vienna or Champs Elysees in Paris. This boulevard was build in 18th century, while most of architecture, which now attracts tourists here, was made in 19th and 20th centuries.
The street is always full of tourists and Budapest citizens. Walking through Vaci will always make you feel like you are on vacation. Vorosmarty square is famous for its Gerbeaud cafe, founded in 1884 by Emil Gerbeaud, Swiss confectioner, and cafeís interior hasnít changed for 100 years: you will find there the same small tables, old paintings and the portrait of the founder in one of the halls.
But Vaci street itself is interesting to visit and walk through. You will find there European boutiques, clothes and footwear, souvenirs and paintings, drawn right there for you, in 20 minutes. If you want to feel the atmosphere of Budapest in a whole, you must visit Vaci street and enjoy its beauty and vividness.
Our apartments are located in the downtown Budapest, The most known sights of the town you can find around our apartments.
In the immediate neighborhood of the
- Andrassy Cultural Boulevard
- Liszt Ferenc square (many sidewalk cafes)
- Hungarian State Opera, Operetta, moolin rough
- Millenium metro (Octogon station. Yellow line M1)
- Nyugati Pu. (Western Railway Station and metro station. Blue line M3)
- Westend City Center ( the largest shopping center of Central Europe)