Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest Blog
Not only its architecture, culture and thermal baths are attracting visitors to Hungary, but the blooming gastro scene, too. Great food is everywhere you turn in Budapest, plus the year is full of food-related events, from delightful gastronomy festivals to smaller culinary occasions.
Hungarians are so proud of their food, so when in Hungary, the fastest way to get to their soul is certainly eating and drinking. Hungarian food is wide-ranging and diverse, and during its history the cuisines of many nations became intertwined in the country’s gastronomy.
The first thing that pops up in your mind in the context of Hungarian cooking is… its richness! The unabashed luxury of nutrients runs riot ...
5 UNMISSABLE WINTER EXPERIENCES IN BUDAPEST - Enhanced with remarkable Kempinski moments
CITY OF LIGHTS
Nothing compares to the Christmas-infused excitement of the winter season – and the lights seem to shine brighter and brighter every year! A seasonal Budapest staple is LED light-laden trams that illuminate their routes splendidly, bringing instant smiles to passers-by and travellers alike. All the pedestrian streets and avenues receive the light treatment… going easy on Christmas-themed lights. One step out of the hotel, Fashion Street is lit true to its spirit: glamorously.
Budapest has, through time immemorial, been an organic habitat for musical talent. Internationally noted composers such as Ferenc Liszt, Zoltán Kodály, Béla Bartók, Ernő Dohnányi and Imre Kálmán as well as the opera composer Ferenc Erkel all hail from Hungary.
The Palace of the Arts
The award-winning multi-hall edifice on the southern bank of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Danube waterfront brings together the many and diverse disciplines of the arts by providing a home for classical, contemporary, popular and world music, not to mention jazz and opera, as well as contemporary circus, dance, literature and film. Featuring state-of-the-art infrastructure, the building is also highly ...
Budapest’s healing waters were already acknowledged by Roman legionaries more than 2000 years ago; 14 baths were in the city at that time. Budapest is a unique capital in the world, where 123 natural hot springs and drilled wells deliver daily 70 million litres of 21-78°C thermal waters. Budapest remains the unsung hero of baths culture, and soaking galore there is to be had! With the cold season beckoning, dipping and chilling (sic!) in therapeutic warm water is a must. What’s more, it’s beneficial to your overall health at the time of flu and rheumatoid issues.