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Budapest — Majestically straddling one of the world’s most famous rivers, Budapest easily earns its moniker “Pearl of the Danube.” Home to nearly a quarter of Hungary’s population, it’s the center of all things Magyar, and buzzes like no other capital in Eastern Europe.

Why Go

For strong coffee after a soothing Turkish bath and postcard-perfect views of the river Danube.

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