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Peruvian National Day – Great Market Hall – Budapest.

August, 14 – 16. 2018.

District, IX. 1-3 Vámház Blvd. Budapest … On the Pest side of Liberty Bridge.

The National Days events is organised within the co-operation with the Municipality Hall, Market Board of Directors and the Embassies in Budapest.

It is a fine time to discover the products  from Peru such as … culinary delights, cultural and items from their natural treasures. Also having a peck of authentic handicraft, ceramics, stone figures, hats, ponchos, typical folk art art’s musical instruments, such as panties, jewellery and many more eye-catching items.

The National Day in Budapest of course, not just for the locals but for the tourist during their stay in Budapest to discover or for those already visited Peru to bring memories and purchasing some items.  The tourists visitors at the same time can take a peak at one of Europe’s oldest huge market hall three-storey building.

„At the turn of the 19th-20th centuries, after Budapest was formed by unifying Buda, Pest and Óbuda, the city begun flourishing and expanding.The chaotic outdoor markets could no longer adequately supply the growing number of inhabitants with fresh produce.The city leaders decided to build covered market halls similar to those in Paris and other Western European cities. The building itself was dressed up in the 19th century with a unique architecture, colorful porcelain ornaments from Zsolnay – Porcelain Manufacture Ltd. Also won the 1st place by the CNN chose among the 5 most vibrant city markets in Europe, followed by Mercat de San Josep de la Boqueira in Barcelona, the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, the Portobello Road market in London and Les Puces in Paris .

Update Aggie Reiter

Peruvian Days – Grand Market Hall – Budapest – 2016.

Grand Market Hall Budapest

This year the Peruvian Days are here again at the Grand Market Hall – Budapest

May, 3. – 5. 2016.

District, IX., 1-3. Vámház krt. (Blvd.) – Budapest.

Looking for something new to discover, and needn’t have to  take a flight for hours to get into the feeling, the atmosphere of being in Peru. Peru is much more than the mysterious city and fried guinea, even  though the world almost knows about Peru. Just hop on your nearest transportation and off you go to visit  the Grand Market Hall in Budapest to discover all sorts of products prepared by authentic handicraft artists, as: ponchos, stand stone figures , musical instruments, hats, jewelery, Peru balsam  and ceramics, just to mentioning a few items. Enjoy the wonderful musical culture of the Andes, especially the Pan flute …  follow the Peruvian travelogues and have a taste of the Peru – gastronomy.

The market is open through Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Central Market Hall is the greatest in Europe, as CNN chose the Central Market Hall of Budapest as the greatest one in Europe. The Central Market Hall won the 1st place among the five most vibrant city markets in Europe, followed by Mercat de San Josep de la Boqueira – Barcelona, The Grand Bazaar – Istanbul,  Portobello Road market – London and Les Puces – Paris.

Update by Aggie Reiter