Budapest's imperial and aristocratic past comes alive in the architectural splendor, and the jaw-droppingly opulent interiors of the great cafes and restaurants. Its central location makes it easy and inexpensive to get to and from anywhere in Europe. But Budapest is a true traveler's city, not a tourist town. The boulevards are lined with the boutiques of familiar international design houses as well as local brands. There's no gay ghetto, and bars and clubs are sprinkled throughout the city. The out and about gay population is noticeably young, although all ages are present, especially at the pricier events.
There's no gay ghetto, and bars and clubs are sprinkled throughout the city.
Gay Budapest: Grand and racy capital city
Pest, District 7 Phone: Dessewffy utca 33, Budapest Location: It's here and it's fun, and all you need to do is relax and be open to something new and different. There's an active lesbian community, with girls' bars and parties although, at certain dance events, men and women integrate harmoniously. The out and about gay population is noticeably young, although all ages are present, especially at the pricier events. A huge selection of drinks is available in the lounge bar.
Features dark out parties on Fridays and various shows on Saturdays, starting at 8 pm. Women on Women WOW- monthly party. Pest, City Center, District 7 Phone: Since July same-sex couples can enter into registered partnership, providing the same rights to registered partners as to spouses--with major exceptions for adoption, IVF access, surrogacy or taking a surname. The city has an air of mystery, and it's easy to imagine the days of cold war intrigue or the next Jason Bourne film location. The age of consent, 14, has applied equally to heterosexual and homosexual activity since a constitutional court decision of