Looking for some Budapest souvenirs? It’s fun to go shopping in Budapest since there are so many beautiful and unique products to buy.
Souvenirs is a nice way to tell your friends and family that you are thinking about them while traveling, and it’s also something that’s fun to buy for yourself as a memory from your trip. Here are 10 souvenirs to buy in Budapest:
Budapest prints by 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 Magma, Printa, and Mono art & design in Budapest. It’s a great souvenir for those who are looking for some nice home decor or art.
In Hungary they product both red, white, and sweet dessert wine. The sweet wine from the Tokaji region is the most famous Hungarian wine and is popular among both locals and tourists.
Buy a bottle for yourself or buy one as a gift for someone you love. It’s a classic Hungarian gift!
Urban Sidewalker maps
Another artsy Budapest souvenir are the Urban Sidewalker maps. You can buy these posters in different sizes, colors, and with prints of different areas of Budapest.
In addition, they sell postcards, fridge magnets, and notebooks, etc. – all with Budapest prints.
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 in several shops around the city.
Sweets from Szamos
In 1935, Mátyás Szamos opened up the Szamos confectionery in Budapest. Today, Szamos is most famous for its marzipan figures but also for making delicious cakes, chocolate pralines, and other sweets.
They have several shops and cafés in Budapest. However, 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.
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 the city!
When it comes to Hungarian food, paprika is one of the most used spices. Buy a package of paprika and bring home the flavors of Hungary.
You can shop these spices in both supermarkets, the Great Market Hall, and in several souvenir shops around town. Some of the best brands include Rubin and Hódi.
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’s 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 are classic souvenirs 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 them up in your Christmas tree. This is one of my personal favorites when it comes to Budapest souvenirs.
More Budapest souvenirs to buy:
- Thermal water soap
- Hungarian honey
- Hungarian jam
- Rózsavölgyi chocolate
- Lavender products
- Lace products
What are your favorite Budapest souvenirs? Leave a comment below!