Budapest is improving in its classic character along with modern western impact progressively. It’s recently been named as the most welcoming city of Europe according to a survey. This is probably the only city that doesn’t die down in winters with its charming Christmas markets and tourists still barging around the streets. Unlike other European capitals Budapest is still within the means in terms of affordability. 2014 was the year when Budapest cuts the ribbon on many new attractions including Várkert Bazár (Royal Gardens Bazaar), Bubi (bike sharing program), a good news for the tourists from Scandinavia who love cycling, Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music and much more. One that has always been talked about is the city’s many fascinating Turkish bath-houses and spas where tourists often unwind after a long walk around the historic city.
If you say that there’s a festival for everything in Budapest it won’t be wrong. Its streets see the condominium of gaiety throughout the year. Sziget Festival (Rock Music Festival) being the biggest of them all, is much cherished not only by Hungarians but people of all three western continents. On the best of its years the festival was estimated to bring together as many as 400,000 tourists from all over the world. This year its set to be celebrated on the Island of Freedom from 10-17 August 2015.
Budapest is all spruced up to celebrate this event. The exciting list of the young bands and musicians performing in the festival this year has been released. Names like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons, Placebo, Deadmau5, CeeLo Green, are already building up the adrenaline of the Szitizens. Tickets for the 1st session have already been sold and the rest are running out fast. This also suggests that hotels must be packed with the tourists around this time in Budapest. But don’t worry Red Apple Apartments is here you help you with your accommodation requirements. We have plenty of well-furnished self-catering apartments in Budapest. A perfect, more convenient alternative to the hustle and bustle of a hotel. Have a look at this Empedocles Comfort Suite Superior, situated right in front of the stunning St. Stephen’s Basilica, a few steps away from the Opera House and the popular shopping street, Váci utca.