Dohány Street Synagogue – Europe’s largest – is attached to the Jewish Museum and has a Holocaust memorial in the rear garden. The granite and steel tree was built to commemorate Hungary’s victims.
Try Kádár for old-fashioned Hungarian comfort food such as stuffed cabbage and pörkölt (paprika-laced meat stew).
The King’s Hotel (rooms from €50/14,125 HUF) offers simple rooms at bargain prices.
The Continental Hotel Zara (rooms from €59/16,666 HUF) has more contemporary rooms and a rooftop pool.
Zangio, a family-owned chocolatier, creates all manner of flavours including juniper, poppy seed and tea
VadJutka is a tiny shop selling handmade earrings, jewellery and other trinkets.
Get caffeinated at My Little Melbourne Coffee, where they do coffee right. There’s always something going on at Budapest’s best-known ‘ruin’ pub,