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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!
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. –
They said that, of course, Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful. -Anthony Bourdain
Never been to Budapest, Everyday’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. –
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. –
Budapest I’m learning, budapest you’re burning me. -Pain of Salvation
That bloody mess in Budapest. –Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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
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
Budapest, What about let’s just give it a rest? -MullMuzzler
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
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
Just got off the flight from Budapest. Don’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
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
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.
Backup Charging Bank for your cell phone since you’ll be using it as a camera, GPS, and general travel genie.
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.
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Don’t Forget About Travel Insurance!
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