35 Beautiful Quotes about Budapest for Perfect Budapest Captions & Statuses

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Last Updated on: 19th June 2023, 06:42 pm

Looking for beautiful quotes about Budapest?

The city has inspired some truly beautiful travel quotes.

So whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or Budapest Instagram captions or Facebook statuses, here are my favorite Budapest quotes!

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The Best Budapest Quotes & Budapest Instagram Captions

Here are my favorite quotes about Budapest, including inspiration from poems, literature, pop culture, and quotes by famous Hungarian authors!

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Budapest is a prime site for dreams: the East’s exuberant vision of the West, the West’s uneasy hallucination of the East. It is a dreamed-up city; a city almost completely faked; a city invented out of other cities, out of Paris by way of Vienna — the imitation, as Claudio Magris has it, of an imitation. –M. John Harrison

They said that, of course, Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful. -Anthony Bourdain

Never been to BudapestEveryday’s a Buddha fest -Styles P

My house in Budapest, My, my hidden treasure chest,  Golden grand piano, My beautiful Castillo. -George Ezra

But best of all I loved the Castle Hill District of Buda. I never tired of its ancient streets. Even in those days old things attracted me more than new ones. For me the deepest truth was found only in things suffused with the lives of many generations, which hold the past as permanently as mason Kelemen’s wife buried in the high tower of Deva. –Antal Szerb

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Budapest you tore my world apart. -Pain of Salvation

There is no such place as Budapest. Perhaps you are thinking of Bucharest, and there is no such place as Bucharest, either. -Robert Benchley

At least if she died doing this she would be dying for a reason. There were a lot of ways to die in Budapest. –A.L. Buehrer

Budapest I’m learning, budapest you’re burning me. -Pain of Salvation

That bloody mess in Budapest. –Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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Budapest in late May is a city of lilacs. The sweet, languid, rather sleepy smell of lilacs wafts everywhere. And it is a city of lovers, many of them quite middle-aged. Walking with their arms around each other, embracing and kissing on park benches. A sensuousness very much bound up (it seems to me) with the heady ubiquitous smell of lilacs. -Joyce Carol Oates

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Now they know my name in Budapest. -Charlie Wilson

I been hungry like Budapest, Tell me who the best, don’t give a f*ck I just know I’m blessed, Love life even though I’m stressed. -Logic

Oh, yes. They had them all over Budapest. It was the biggest sport in Hungary. Well, not the biggest sport. The biggest sport was – Well, the government put a stop to that, too. –Green Acres

BudapestWhat about let’s just give it a rest? -MullMuzzler

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Budapest. For some, it’s the city of death, for others, it’s the city of lights. –Budapest Noir

And we partyin’ from Brooklyn all the way to Budapest so I’ma do me, you can do the rest. -Hoodie Allen

But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris. -Gyorgy Ligeti

One thing that hasn’t changed through the years is the Hungarian affection for taking the waters — marinating in thermal baths. A tradition going back to the Romans, continued by the Ottomans, and something that survived through two wars and communism. And they do it in style. -Anthony Bourdain

Here in America, they go for the young people. But in Budapest they have a great reverence for the has-beens. –Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me

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I’m sorry, Tahani, I don’t think I’ll be able to stay with you here in Budapest. Turns out my mom isn’t dead, so I need to fly back to America to murder her. –The Good Place

As a boy I stood at the doorway of our hiding place in Budapest and watched Russian troops fight house by house to liberate the city and therefore rescue us from certain death. -Frank Lowry

Want to go away with me? To the lakes, or to Budapest? –A Short Film about Love

Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Krushchev, Princess Grace, “Peyton Place”, trouble in the Suez. -Billy Joel

And she didn’t care to be that night in Budapest, Hot night in Budapest. -Jethro Tull

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Just got off the flight from BudapestDon’t need Khaled, just say “you the best!” -Travis Scott

This is where I came in. Budapest: where East meets West. The Blue Danube is something more than a waltz by Johann Strauss. –Guilty of Treason

Building a gambling house in my head, near the castle a cold hunter lays in Budapest. -Poni Hoax

Shove the knife in deep coz life is cheap, Like hookers in Budapest. -Necro

I wowed them in Budapest. -Sophie Tucker

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I told them they’d see me walking in the rain in Budapest. -Mary Chapin Carpenter

In Budapest, I always had questions. What is your signature dish? They, of course, said goulash. I loved it so much and now have to figure out a way to make it at home. -Tia Mowry

Budapest intrigue, three hours of black and white, squinting at subtitles through a telescopic sight, Hungarian melody, repeating endlessly, is this the end I see? Approaching in front of me. -Elvis Costello

Might head to Budapest just to get a Gucci vest. -Casey Veggies

I’m maneuvering out to Budapest. -Macklemore

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5 Things to Pack for Your Trip to Budapest

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The Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary guidebook for your trip. It can be hard to find big, international guidebooks once you land (or they’ll be way overpriced). Get yours ahead of time, either a hard copy or on a Kindle.

An Unlocked Cell Phone so that you can use a Hungarian sim card while here to help navigate public transportation and when you’re on the road.

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Backup Charging Bank for your cell phone since you’ll be using it as a camera, GPS, and general travel genie.

A Camera since Budapest is super photogenic. I use a mix of my Nikon D810 and my  Samsung8 smartphone these days.


A Great Day Bag so you can carry what you need with you (like your camera, snacks, water, sunscreen, cash, etc). My current favorite is the Pacsafe Citysafe, which is especially great for Budapest because it has many anti-theft features designed to deter pickpockets. It also transitions to a night bag more easily and won’t embarrass you if you go to dinner directly after sightseeing all day. 

More Budapest Travel Resources

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If you’re headed to Budapest, make sure to check out this overview of Budapest’s UNESCO World Heritage Site and these funny Budapest puns. 

Don’t Forget About Travel Insurance!

Before you leave for Budapest make sure you have a valid Travel Insurance Policy because accidents happen on the road. I pay for World Nomads, and I happily recommend them. It’s especially important to get travel insurance if you’ll be hanging out in cities like Budapest where tourists can easily become the targets of pickpockets.


I have been a paying customer of World Nomads for travel insurance for three years, and I happily recommend them.  If you get sick, injured, or have your stuff stolen, you’ll be happy to have the ability to pay for your medical bills or replace what’s stolen or broken.

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