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Central Market Hall, Budapest

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The largest and oldest indoor market in the city, Central Market Hall, offers a variety of food, candy, spirits, and souvenir stalls. Let your mouth water as you wander the first floor of this Neo-Gothic building past fresh produce, meats, sweets, spices, liquors, and wine. The second floor houses mostly souvenir shops and eateries, and the basement features butcher shops, a fish market, and pickled goods. Built in 1897 and restored in the 1990s, this market was the idea of Budapest's first mayor, Karoly Kamermayer, and is now one of the city's biggest tourist attractions. Try local specialties, such as deep-fried lángos. To visit Central Market Hall and other attractions in Budapest, use our Budapest day trip planner.
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  • Great place to see. The iron construction is beautiful. Probably a national treasure. The shopping is pretty much just run of the mill tourist trinkets. It can get really hard to move around on upper....  more »
  • Well, we like to call from now on this Traditional Closed Market of Budapest The Food lovers lane. And its a great and Clean spot for any food market lover cause there you will find not only most of.....  more »
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  • Don't forget to check the basement (-1)!
  • Good big market under one roof. You can find variety of souvenir from locals on first floor. Ground floor has fresh veg, meat milk spices. This place also has many restaurants that offer good local cuisines.

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