Tourists like to buy the following gifts and souvenirs of Hungary: folk art items, ceramics, embroidery, dolls, porcelain, Halas lace, paprika, foie gras (goose liver), apricot “pálinka” (a special local fruit brandy) or Tokaj wine.
Where do you buy it?
The Castle District is mainly folk art and antiques “specialized”.
The Castle District is “specialized” mainly for folk art and antiques.
You should buy food in the market hall, right at the Pest side of the Szabadság bridge (9th district, Fővám körút1-3.). It is open from 8.00 to 18.00, Mondays to 17.00 and on Saturday till 15.00.
Ecseri market in the 19th district Nagykőrösi út 156.
The following shopping centers are often open every day until late at night: Westend City Center (Nyugati train station), Duna Plaza (XIII. Váci út 178), Mammoth (II. Széna tér) and Arena Plaza (at the Keleti train station)
Opening times of shops: Monday to Saturday from 10.00 – 18.00, grocery stores often as early as 6.00 or 7.00.