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“Like any other street except...” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vaci Street

Vaci Street
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Private Art Nouveau Tour Budapest
Ranked #54 of 438 things to do in Budapest
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Owner description: The main thoroughfare of Pest during the 18th century, today the pedestrian walkway is lined with upscale shops, restaurants and cafes.
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“Like any other street except...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

except look up and around for some very nice buildings. I'd read some negative comments about this area but it didn't seem any different to any other shopping area. I'm not a shopper so wasn't interested in the shops but we did see some architectural oddities. WARNING: if you like churches or architecture, don't miss St Michael's Church, the interior is jaw-dropping, but it could so easily be missed.

Visited April 2014
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“Tourist Center”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

Like any other big city Vaci is the same with designer stores and over priced coffee shops. On the positive side it's always busy with a nice vibe. It's worth taking a walk but don't get suckered into shopping or eating in this area, you will do yourself an injustice by doing this when there are so many other wonderful eateries in about the city.

Visited April 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Watch out for Scammers”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

If like me, for you being approached by two pretty girls who invite you to join them in a bar for a drink is usually a dream too good to be true, its the same in Budapest, but when it happens don't be blinded by their flattery and politely keep going. Its a scam and they still seem to be catching enough men out to make it worth their while to keep trying each evening. Don't be tricked, I must have been approached at least ten times, fortunately I had read about it on the internet before my arrival. I hope you don't get caught either>

Visited April 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Relaxing and enjoying walk on one of the most tourist-crowded streets of Budapest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Vaci utca is an all pedestrian street, full of souvenir shops, cafes, restaurants and different other shops. Start from the Chain Bridge end and you'll discover Vorosmarty ter, a plaza which sometimes hosts fairs with typical hungarian fast-food and hand-made products. Street artists. Nice place to walk in the evening.

Visited April 2014
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“the street where you have to be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

it is always crowded and full of lovely place, we went several times but we never ate there so am not sure about the restaurant
area full of souvenir shops where u can find things to buy

Visited April 2014
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