Központi Vasarcsarnok

»Központi Vasarcsarnok« (Literally: »Central Iron Hall«) is one of Budapest's most important market halls in the city.

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    If you go shopping in Budapest, you can of course visit one of the many shopping centers in the city. But in Budapest, as in many of the region's cities, the market halls are very attractive. The most important market hall is the Central Market Hall »Központi Vasarcsarnok«. This is located at the end of the Liberty Bridge »Szabadság« on the Pest side of Budapest. Especially for the local and regional food specialties the central market hall is well known.

    One should avoid a visit on Monday in the morning, if one does not want to stand in long queues in front of the cash registers. The Central Market Hall »Központi Vasarcsarnok« is also an important shopping place for the local population and also for the gastronomy. This is why it is very crowded on monday in the morning.

    The ground floor is the most popular area of ​​the central market hall of Budapest. There you will find numerous Hungarian specialties such as the typical Hungarian pepper powder. You can buy it in small packages. But also exotic fruits and fruits as well as of course meat can be bought there.

    Upper floors with craftsmanship

    For tourists and visitors in Budapest, the upper floors of the market hall are also popular. The market hall has a total of 3 floors. There are numerous smaller and larger market stalls with Hungarian craftsmanship such as embroidery.

    Facts about the Central Market Hall

    The central market hall is located on the Pest side of Budapest at the end of the Liberty Bridge. You can expect local specialties, international fruit and fruit offerings and there are also numerous Hungarian artisans on the upper floors of the market hall.

    Opening hours of »Központi Vasarcsarnok«
    • Monday: 06:00 - 17:00
    • Tuesday: 06:00 - 18:00
    • Wednesday:: 06:00 - 18:00
    • Thursday: 06:00 - 18:00
    • Friday: 06:00 - 18:00
    • Saturday:: 06:00 - 15:00
    • Sunday: Closed

    Also on national holidays in Hungary the market hall is closed as well as on Sunday.

    How to get to the "Központi Vasarcsarnok"

    The market hall can be reached by tram lines 2, 47 and 49. The nearest metro station is »Kálvin tér« with the metro line M3. The M3 is the blue line of subways in Budapest.

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