Szentendre, Hungary

Area Code 026 $1=235Ft, Aug 18, 99

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i Tourinform: Dumtsa Jeno u 22, T317-966 M-F9-17,SS8-14(lunch 13-13:30)
Walking from train/bus station, this is located at the entrance of the Szentendre old town. Maps, pamphlets and timetables, etc. szentendre@tourinform.hu
$ OTP Bank, Budapest Bank and K&H Bank are in the center. Private money changers offer very bad rate.($1=220Ft)

TRANSPORT
T HEV: many trains to Budapest. 240Ft takes 45 min.
B Bus: next to HEV
to N.(Visgrad/Estergom) 05 min of the hour & more
toVisgrad:
216Ft, 23.6-24.1km 45 min.
to Estergom:
432Ft, 47.6km, 90min.
to Budapest: 20,& 00 min. of the hour & more,
172Ft 16.4km 30min. (2000 info)
Bo Pleasure Boat service:
fareBudapest-Szentendre OW:600Ft, RT: 900Ft
from Budapest
Daily, from Apr 3 to closedown dep9:00, arr10:40
Daily, June 19-Aug 29 dep14:00 arr15:30
From Szentendre to Budapest
Daily, from Apr 3 to closedown dep17:15, arr18:30
Daily, June 19-Aug 29 dep11:45 arr12:55
Daily, May 29- Aug 29 dep18:15 arr19:40

Restaurants
The center of the activities is Fo ter, there are many restaurants and cafes for tourists on square, in the surrounding streets and the riverside.
r Vardomb Vendeglo: Rakoczi F u, 600Ft+ Hungarian
r Pizza Andreas: river side street, very popular, 700Ft+
r Turul Kavezo: riverside, cafe, cocktails 500+, cakes 100+, icecream, milk shakes
r Angyal Borozo: Alkotmany u, near Fo ter, cheapest price listed, but seems to be no service. 550Ft+
r Cafe Dorotheo: Janos u +near Fo ter, off from Art cafe
Very tastefully decorated country style house cafe 150+
r Czabo Cukraszdo: Gorog u, very small street off from river side street, near Fo ter, coffee 120 cake 140+, ice cream
r Gorog Kancso Restaurant: Gorog u., riverside rest., Greek dishes, sometimes Greek music, 1000+
r Regimodi vendeglo: Fo ter, terrace to the square, menu 1400+ (3 dishes)
r Korona Restaurant: Fo ter, 800+
r Elizabeth Kavezo: cafe and restaurant, next to the previous 2 restaurants
r Art Cafe: near the Fo ter
r Rab Raby Restaurant: Kucsera u., near Janos u., Hungarian dishes, 800+
r Anonymus: Kucsera u., near Rab Raby Rest., Hungarian, seems to be popular among the local people, 600+
r Labirintus Etterem: Bogdanyi u. 10, nice garden, not so far from Fo ter, 800+
r Dixie Chicken: near Tourinform Office, friendly, fast food, 200+

SIGHTS
S Templom Domb: highest hill in Szentendre, just behind/NW from Fo ter. look for small steps
Outdoor Folk Museum(local bus runs from HEV station to the museum)
There are a few museums and remarkable churches(Catholic, Orthodox, Calvinist). Also walking along the narrow streets is very enjoyable.

FESTIVALS 2000
4/23-24 Easter
6/10-12 Whitsun Gathering
6/24-8/20 Szentendre Summer Theatre Festival, Jzaa or folk music concert

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