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Chinese Market

Jozsefvaros, Budapest, Hungary
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Not a Tourist "Destination", a fun, full market

This is a great market with lots of "stuff", just about anything you may want if you are willing to... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Waterworldly
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Miami, Florida
Very disappointed!

Came expecting a sort of 'China Town' experience of street food as advertised. Yes, there may be... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Peter H
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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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31 Oct 2017
“Not a Tourist "Destination", a fun, full market”
16 Aug 2017
“Very disappointed!”
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Jozsefvaros, Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a great market with lots of "stuff", just about anything you may want if you are willing to look around. I live here and often get kitchenware, basic clothing like socks and underwear, and loads of gadgets such as fun lights etc. THIS...More

7  Thank Waterworldly
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Came expecting a sort of 'China Town' experience of street food as advertised. Yes, there may be several stalls serving what looked/smelled like reasonable street food BUT- you are in the middle of an industrial estate. Absolutely no atmosphere, no local bars, just a succession...More

1  Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Not really a good tourist place, lots of wholesale dealers for small businesses and if you can buy anything it´s copy's.

3  Thank malmoehank
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

the market, though big, is meant only for locals. it only has very mundane items: clothes (not high fashion), work tools, electronic gadgets etc., from which there are dozens of stalls of each kind. not an attraction unless you're a local shop-owner looking for things...More

1  Thank 775zivb
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

Many sellers selling the same kind of stuff, mainly clothes, shoes, bags, cosmetics etc. Because it was sunday, a lot of normal shops were close, so not so bad experience. The mode did not attract me so much, so I bought only one package of...More

2  Thank SinikkaEronen
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

I was interested to know why there is no china town in Budapest, so when I hear of this "Chinese market", I was determined to take a look. You can get there by subway (Kőbányai Út 31) and walk (or like me took a random...More

11  Thank milokitts
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

I love markets and tracking down interesting purchases however for me although this market was interesting due to its shear enormity! Sadly the merchandise was all the same and poor quality :( the food section was the most interesting.

4  Thank Angela B
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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

I came here in march 2014 and i saw it and i wanted to escape! I'll never return here!! There were some steal items !!!!

3  Thank Giorgio C
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

If you have been in any Asian market in Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia etc, then you know what to expect. You can find any kind of things (clothes, kitchenware, electronics etc) at very low prices. Even things you would find in regular stores for at...More

6  Thank Elia H
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

Great destination if you live in Budapest and need cheap Made in China stuff - gloves, iPad cover, housewares, etc. Not really worth it otherwise. 10 minute tram ride from Blaja Luisa. Big expansive (not expensive) labyrinth of stalls on one side and a warehouse...More

4  Thank mondodelmundo
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lin307
24 February 2017|
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I've been in Budapest for a month now. You need to use HUF, but there is exchange place everywhere on the street. And almost everyone in Budapest speaks English. If you want to go to the countryside l, it will be a different... More
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