This is a guide to the city of Budapest. For 50 years up to World War II, it was one of the outstanding cultural capitals of Europe. Today, the city is still vibrant. This guide captures its views, architecture, history, thermal baths and swimming pools, transport system, cafe culture and many reasonably-priced restaurants, in a series of easy-to-follow walks. The book recommends places to stay, including those off the beaten track, and offers advice on where to go for entertainment and shopping.