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Central Market Hall

Vamhaz korut 1-3., Budapest 1093, Hungary
+36 1 366 3300
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Budapest's largest and most expansive indoor market, built in the neo-Gothic style, offers a variety of food stalls, from fresh vegetables, fowl and meat to wine and liquor shops.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vamhaz korut 1-3., Budapest 1093, Hungary
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+36 1 366 3300
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the markets on a saturday morning, quite busy and lots to see but walked round it all in about 20 minutes. Always nice to see the local food stalls, but most are the same. The top floor of the market sells gifts (mostly...More

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here twice during the five days we were in Budapest. It was fun to walk around and the prices were great. We picked up some pastries and fruit as well as some paprika to take home. It was fun to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don't miss the central market hall when visiting Budapest. You can eat upstairs, namely goulash, sausages, and other Hungarian specialties, Or you can eat downstairs where fresh fruits and vegetables are on sale. While you're there, don't forget to buy Hungarian paprika and other spices...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were in a quick trip to this place because this was listed in the todo of Budapest. This is a nice, big , clean food and other daily needs market, much as you may find in any big city. We spent only about 20...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for fruit, veg, meat, chicken or fish, then this is the place to go. If you are looking to sample Hungarian sweets and biscuits, then you will be disappointed as there are only a handful of sellers. The lower floor is...More

Thank Happy_Holidays_7654
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I prefer these kinds of markets if they're actually used by locals. However, this one seemed to have become more of a tourist attraction. Nice place to shop for traditional Hungarian food- but all shops had the same selection. Also, the shops with non-food things...More

Thank Rikke2011
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You must go here if you want proper farmer food. I found this place that makes fresh Hungarian pogacsa. Best I ever had! You can buy some proper Hungarian goodies here! Fruits, veg and pastries! Those pastries! I found other farmer markets in Budapest as...More

Thank KaT_SoM23
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Budapest on Thursday, 6th July, 2017, as part of a Newmarket Holidays tour. After a City tour we had some spare time in the afternoon. It was very hot but decided to walk to the market which was some distance away. Eventually we...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Central market hall is one attraction not to be missed. The fruit and veg are fresh and cheap. The place to shop for the famous Hungarian paprika as well as other souvenirs. The food stalls serve a whole variety of tradition Hungarian food, which...More

Thank Lynette V
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a wide variety of stalls here, from food stalls on the ground level to souvenir and clothing stalls on the first floor. There are also fast food eateries on the first floor and there was quite a good choice of dishes. You can...More

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Sarah P
8 July 2017|
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Response from ChriRob | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so!
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Allison Z
23 April 2017|
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Response from Dover1234 | Reviewed this property |
Depends what souvenirs, the foods cheaper then England & you can get a bottle of wine for £2! I'd say £100 if you're not planning on eating out (gyro & pizza takeaways are cheap #yummy)
Diane V
6 February 2017|
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Response from Robin Ewart | Reviewed this property |
The central market is very close to where many of the river boats tie up. I don't know whether this includes "Viking".