Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary. Budapest metropolitan area, has an area of 7,626 square kilometres and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33 percent of the population of Hungary. Budapest wheelchair access is on the improve. The city has many historic buildings, having been the co-capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, a great power that dissolved in 1918, following World War I. The city was the focal point of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the Battle of Budapest in 1945, and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Budapest is the headquarters of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, the European Police College and the first foreign office of the China Investment Promotion Agency. Over 40 colleges and universities are located in Budapest, including the Eötvös Loránd University, the Semmelweis University and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Attractions and Opportunities
Accessible Public Transport in Budapest
It is of paramount importance for BKK Centre for Budapest Transport to provide equal opportunities in accessing public transport services for local residents and visitors alike, thus BKK endeavours to make public transport services fully accessible and barrier-free. Besides wheelchair users, also parents with prams/strollers, the elderly with reduced mobility, small children and passengers with heavy luggage will appreciate the easy boarding of BKK’s public transport vehicles. However do your pre-trip research on the BKK official website.