Information & Facts
District V, Kossuth Lajos tér 1-3
HUF 3,200 (adults), HUF 1,600 (students). Tickets sold
at the gate a quarter of an hour before next tour.
Hungarian (Magyar) is the official language, but German
is widely spoken, especially in the areas close to the Austrian
border. English is spoken in tourist areas and most
Even though Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro;
the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Travellers
cheques are not widely favoured. Credit cards most accepted in the
country are AMEX, Diners Club, EnRoute, Euro/Mastercard, JCB and
Visa, and these can be used to withdraw cash from banks and ATMs
and to pay bills in hotels, restaurants and most shops. Banks
usually open between 8am and 4pm on weekdays and some are open on
Saturdays. ATMs and currency exchange machines are available in
towns and cities throughout the country. It is advisable to retain
exchange receipts for proof of legal currency exchange.
Monday and Tuesdays 8.00am - 4.30pm; Fridays 8.00am -
2.00pm (closed on national holidays). English tours are available
at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.