Hungary, the first of the Eastern
block countries to embrace
'Glasnost', hosts one large
Hungarian Christmas Market located
in Budapest. There are other much
smaller Christmas Markets in Hungary
not listed on this website.
Budapest is an amalgamation of two
cities Buda and Pest and is easily
accessible by air through national
and low budget airlines. The main
Xmas Market in Hungary actually
takes place in Vörösmarty Square in
Buapest and is celebrating it's 10th
Many visitors choose to visit an
Hungarian Xmas Market and elect to
go to Budapest because there is so
much else to see and do. Apart from
admiring the neo-renaissance
architecture which is so
characteristic of Budapest, one can
visit the numerous Turkish Baths, a
legacy of the Turkish occupation of
Buda and Pest dating back to the
16th and 17th century.
location is ideal, Vörösmarty Square
is in the heart of Budapest.
Opening Hours: 19th November-29th
December, 10.00-20.00 daily, on 24th
December: 10.00-14.00, the market is
closed on 25th and 26th December.