The 4 Tigers aka Chinese Market ("Piac") is Budapest's most infamous outdoor market. Infamous but also best and largest. If you're looking for trendy clothes, cheap shoes, brand-name knock-offs, suspiciously low-priced pricey perfumes, wigs, jewelry, toiletries, etc. this is the place.
The market is huge and like at the Louvre, it's impossible to see everything in one day. On weekends, the narrow paths are crowded with shoppers and reckless immigrants shouting "kocsi" (cart) with various accents, racing along with their merchandise and trudging on your feet. Watch out for them and pickpockets - apparently they too are plentiful.
Also remember to bargain - 100 forints is a 100 forints. And ha...Read More