Budapest Souvenirs: 10 Things to Buy

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Are you looking for Budapest souvenirs? There are lots of fun and unique products to buy or bring home as gifts to friends and family.

Souvenirs are one of the best ways to tell your friends and family that you are thinking about them while traveling. And it’s also something that’s fun to buy to yourself as a memory from your trip.

So, do you want to know what to buy in Budapest for your loved ones? Then continue reading below, because here’s a list of the top 10 things to buy in Budapest!


Budapest Prints – Zsolt Vidák

The talented Hungarian artist Zsolt Vidák makes fun and colorful illustrations of Budapest featuring monumental buildings, everyday life, and other urban scenes.

His work can be bought at both Magma, Printa, and Mono art & design in Budapest. It’s a great souvenir for those looking for some nice home decor or art.

Tokaji Wine

In Hungary they product both red, white, and sweet dessert wine. The sweet wine from the Tokaji region is the most famous wine in Hungary and is popular among both locals and tourists.

It’s a delicious souvenir to buy in Hungary.

Buy a bottle for yourself or buy one as a gift for someone you love!

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Urban Sidewalker

Another artsy Budapest souvenir is the Urban Sidewalker maps. You can buy these posters in different kind of sizes, colors, and with prints of different areas of Budapest.

In addition, they sell both postcards, fridge magnets, and notebooks, etc., with these Budapest prints.

It’s a cool souvenir to buy that will make a great addition to your home!

Rubik’s Cube – One of the most popular Budapest souvenirs

Almost everyone knows what a Rubik’s Cube is, but did you know that it was invented in Hungary?

It was invented by Erno Rubik in 1974 in Budapest and is today, one of the most famous toys/puzzles in the world.

You can shop these cubs almost everywhere in the city – shopping malls, souvenir shops, etc.

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Sweets from Szamos

In 1935, Mátyás Szamos opened up the Szamos confectionery in Budapest.

TodaySzamos is famous for its marzipan figures, but also for making delicious cakes, chocolate pralines, and other sweets.

They have several shops and cafés in Budapest. Szamos Marcipán Cukrászda at Párizsi u. 3 is one of the most popular to visit.

Unicum or Palinka

If you’re looking for some local alcoholic beverages, beyond the Hungarian wine, then you should buy a bottle of Unicum or Palinka.

Unicum is a herbal liqueur made from over 40 spices, and Palinka is a liqueur distilled from fruits such as plums, apricots, pear, apples, and cherry, etc.

You can buy these liqueurs all over the city, in both supermarkets and souvenir shops.

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Printa Budapest

If you’re looking for one specific store to shop all your Budapest souvenirs, then head over to Printa. Printa offers a great selection of design products – from postcards and notebooks to t-shirts and pillowcases.

There are so many nice things to buy at Printa, so make sure to stop by when you’re in Budapest!

Paprika

When it comes to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is one of the most used spices.

Bring home the flavors of Hungary and buy a package of paprika. You can shop these spices in both supermarkets, the Great Market Hall, and in several souvenir shops.

Some of the best brands include Rubin and Hódi.

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Local Jewelry – One of my favorite Budapest souvenirs

Local jewelry is one of the most beautiful Budapest souvenirs. It’s beautiful, useful, and will make any person happy.

Éva Reményi is the jewelry designer behind the brand EVE. She creates spectacular, but minimalistic jewelry that is a must to check out if you’re looking to buy some local jewelry in Budapest.

She has a showroom at Logodi street 63, under the Buda Castle.

Christmas Ornaments

Christmas ornaments are a classic souvenir to buy when traveling. Many people like to collect these souvenirs from all different kinds of countries and destinations.

It’s a magical souvenir to buy since you’re going to be reminded of all the places you’ve visited when putting up your Christmas tree.

This is definitely one of my favorite Budapest souvenirs!

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