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.
The prices in Budapest are relatively average and affordable for all budgets. The main shopping street in Budapest is surely Vaci Street situated in the city center as its main avenue. It is very popular thanks to its many boutiques and shops, as well as the many bars and restaurants. The blue or yellow metro lines will take you straight to this shopping haven.
Another popular and nearbly shopping spot is Fashion Street. This spot is relatively new, as it was only opened in 2007. Its name makes it a synonym for fashion and style. Many famous brands, such as Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss, opened their doors in this street. In addition to this, brands such as Gucci and Roberto Cavalli have shops in Andrássy Street.
Budapest is also famous for its great outlet stores, with Premier Store being one of the most famous spots, located a 15-minute car ride from the city center, or 25 to 30 minutes by bus. It many renowned brands, such as Gucci, Levy’s, Tommy Hilfinger, can be found at up to a 70% discount.
When it comes to shopping spots in Budapest, we can recommend Arena Mall, Corvin Plaza, Arkad, Western Shopping Center, Duna, MOM Park, Alle Center etc. We will mention the ones that are the largest, most interesting and most visited.
Author of the article: Ljubiša Đuričić