Vaci Street, Budapest

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Get your fill of shopping as you stroll down Vaci Street, the main retail street in Budapest. This pedestrian zone is famous for its high density of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Since the 18th century, it has been one of the city's main streets. In medieval times, the length of this street equaled the entire length of Pest. Wander the crowded walkway, people-watch at a cafe, or stop into one of the area's well-known shops, including Zara, H&M, Swarovski, and Nike, as well as local galleries and stores. For Vaci Street and beyond, use our Budapest trip planner to get the most from your Budapest vacation.
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  • August 16, 2017
    This is the most important Street (and former) of Budapest. Is full of shops, cafes, restaurants ... Strolling through it is a delightful way to experience gastronomy, enjoy a good beer and buy some souvenirs.
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  • August 16, 2017
    It is a street only with souvenir shops. There could well be something more crafts. Or else. There is a little sometimes, but not very. Uniformly dull.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very long and wide pedestrianized street. As long as you remember it is a magnet for tourists then you can be prepared for numerous souvenir shops and many restaurants catering for tourists. Wander sl...  more »

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