Budapest City Centre is the respective downtown area of the capital city of Budapest, Hungary, consisting primarily within District V encircled by Grand Boulevard. It persists as the dominant cultural, financial, and economic presence of the capital, a touristic icon represented by history, greenery, and cuisine.
Budapest City Centre District V features the Danube Promenade, allocating excellent pedestrian sightseeing, the Castle Hill in Buda, and the impressive St Stephen’s Basilica, a favoured tourism interest. The New Main Street of Budapest boasts a unique interactive water fountain, and unlimited dining, retail and entertainment options available on Vaciand Fashion Street. Many parts of the city centre have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The majority of Budapest’s City Centre is favourable for walking. Three main railway stations intersect the city centre, serving as the primary mode of public transportation. The Budapest Franz Liszt International Airport is situated 16 kilometres from the city centre. Buses and taxis from the airport abound.
The Budapest City Centre nestles against a length of the Danube River and is outlined by a border of the old city walls. Also known as "The Inner City", it began as the old town of Pest, initially regarded as the 4th district until modern times.