Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Christmas Fair in Budapest

Each year from the end of November to 24 December the traditional Christmas fair is organized in one of the finest central area of Budapest, in Vörösmarty Square. It is one of the finest event held out of the tourist season in Europe.
There is number of musical and cultural events during the fair. In the shop window of the Gerbeaud Café a special Advent Calendar can be seen with the works of 24 contemporary artists every day. You can buy only natural materials, handcrafted gifts, the quality and origin are checked buy a jury.

The Budapest Christmas market is a favorite of not only locals but also visitors, because very few tourists  miss out the Vörösmarty square. The freshly baked cakes, mulled wine, fried dough and the delicious smell of homemad dishes call the visitors eating or looking around from a long distance.

People interested in culture can find performances of classical music, Hungarian folk music and dance, children concerts in the northern part of the square.

In 2011 the christmas fair is open from 18th November to 30th December.

We have a Christmas Market Walking Tour from 24 November to 30 December on every Wednesday to Sunday. You can hear about the christmas traditions in Hungary, visit two christmas market places in Budapest, and you can taste wine and mull wine. The tour takes 2,5 hours. The price is 18 EUR/person. More information and booking: Chrismtas Market Tour Budapest

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