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Budapest's largest and most expansive indoor market, built in the neo-Gothic style, offers a variety of food stalls, from fresh vegetables, fowl and meat to wine and liquor shops.
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Vamhaz korut, 1-3, Budapest 1093, Hungary
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Reviewed today via mobile

Really interesting place to go Lots of fruit stalls and meat stalls and clothes stalls In a wonderful old building at the end of the main tourist road

Thank andyhughes2017
Reviewed today via mobile

Scam for tourist in Csirkesuto halsuto restaurant¡ ultra expensive¡ not good food¡ not recommend eat here¡

Thank Alejandro L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the ground floor is fresh meats and produce with fresh fruit and vegetables of all descriptions, the upper floor has good prices on Budapest souvenirs of all varieties and food venders cooking hot and ready while you wait.

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The market hall is large and on two levels. Food produce is on the ground floor. It’s always interesting looking at local produce rather than seeing supermarket shelves. The first floor is described as Hungarian street. I doubt that many of the typical tourist wares...More

Thank paulann2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was staying nearby so I went in. The building is impressive but seems geared to tourists. Not really an authentic experience

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Being here in July, we went there every day for fresh fruit (lots of berries, cherries...) for prices we can only dream of at home..

1  Thank nickandclaudia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The main floor has some nice looking stalls, but of only about 5 types (cheese, salami, fruit and veg, 'authentic paprika' and baking) that are copy and pasted to fill the room. Upstairs there are very overpriced stalls selling sausage and stew, and although looked...More

1  Thank chrisbrough99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been here before. Always fun. A lot of junk but also very nice hand made Hungarian stuff. Prices very reasonable.

1  Thank Fredboy1946
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you order a drink at food stalls you are charged 600 forint for the glass . Unfortunately most people don’t read the signs and get scammed around $3 every time you get a glass container for your drink. They don’t ask you just pour...More

2  Thank Stefanvpopa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Main market of Budapest with 3 levels, the market is clean in the 1st floor you can find veggies, fruits and other daily use products. You will find many locals shopping here. In the 2nd level you will find local food outlets and more souvenirs....More

1  Thank SNK777
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Mariana v | Reviewed this property |
I did a bit of research and it will be closed, as the 1st Jan is a national holiday This site confirms it budapest by locals - great-market-hall
Anjeza S
11 November 2017|
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Response from emeraldsroses | Reviewed this property |
I also agree that eating outside the Central Market Hall is a better idea. There are so many places along Vaci Utca that are more affordable and have more seating options. Just browse around the CM Hall and get an impression... More
29 October 2017|
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Response from hollymuff21 | Reviewed this property |
I think there was one near the front entrances but not positive