On this page you will find the best shopping zones in Budapest as well as a list of the best shopping malls in Budapest. We also pointed out all the important outlets that visitors like to go to because of the affordable prices. A complete shopping guide in one place, and it is up to you to choose what you want to visit depending on your preferences.
Budapest, as any other European capital, offers a wide range of shopping centers, streets and neighborhoods where shopping is the number one priority. The city offers everything a shopper might desire. Its many souvenir shops will surely provide you with mementos of your visit to the city. Budapest’s central green market, famous for the many local products it offers, is definitely worth a visit. It enables you to get to know the city in the quickest way possible. It is a great way to introduce yourself to the local people, the many products they offer, including food, drinks and other local delicacies.
Arena Shopping Center is located near the East Keleti Railway station. The big and modern shopping center is very functional and easy to navigate around. Apart from its many international bran stores, it also boasts many interesting shops and restaurand and fast food franchises. The Arena Shopping Center spreads over three floors taking up an area of 19.4 thousand square meters, making it the second-largest shopping mall in Budapest. The shopping center is relatively new, having been opened in 2007. Its underground garage offers 2800 parking spots. The red M2 metro line leads straight to this shopping haven.
The large Westend City Shopping Center opened in 1999 and has been considered one of the best shopping malls in Budapest ever since. The Westend shopping center was built by the Hungarian company TriGranit Ltd. At that time, it was the largest shopping center in Central Europe with 4 floors, an area of 50,000 m2 of retail space and 186,000 m2 of construction area. The market has several levels and is connected by the M3 metro line. In addition to a large number of boutiques, shops, restaurants, the market has a modern cinema and a bowling alley. It stands out from the others by its fountain and waterfall, and its very beautiful and penetrating appearance.
One of the largest and most visited shopping centers in Budapest is Arkad. The shopping center is large, has over 200 stores and you are sure to find everything you need here. It is a place of good shopping and good restaurants and cafes. Prices in restaurants are affordable, especially coffee, ice cream and cakes. Some of the restaurants located in Arcade are Burger King, Cafe Frei in Libri, Coffeeshop company, Fozelekfalo, Gelati eiscafe, Gelaitamo icecream, Guru, Yono Yogo, KFC, MC donalds, Okay Italia, Perk Cafe, Pizza & Pasta, Segafredo cafe, Somerset teahouse, Star Kebab, Starbucks café.