Summary

There are likely to be large scale political demonstrations for and against the government in Budapest and elsewhere in the country on 15 March (the anniversary of the 1848 revolution). In the past these kinds of demonstrations have been generally peaceful but there has been some localised violence. You should avoid all political demonstrations.

The following locations in Budapest are likely to feature in these demonstrations: Széchényi Tér (former Roosevelt Tér), Kossuth Tér (Parliament), Múzeum Körút (Hungarian National Museum) and Dísz Tér (Castle district).

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Around 400,000 British nationals visit Hungary each year.

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