Vaci Street, Budapest

2.9
#2 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Hungary
Get your fill of shopping as you stroll down Vaci Street, the main retail street in Budapest. This pedestrian zone is famous for its high density of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Since the 18th century, it has been one of the city's main streets. In medieval times, the length of this street equaled the entire length of Pest. Wander the crowded walkway, people-watch at a cafe, or stop into one of the area's well-known shops, including Zara, H&M, Swarovski, and Nike, as well as local galleries and stores. For Vaci Street and beyond, use our Budapest trip planner to get the most from your Budapest vacation.
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  • Very crowded, lined with restaurants, souvenirs shops, and retail outlets. This is the major shopping street in the old days and now became the tourists go to place. This street is no different than m...  more »
  • Did some shopping in this area and whilst the quality of the stores was good , it was very long and spread out You need to do one side and then the other on your return . Good shops and good service.  more »
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