5 breathtaking high-end gift stores in Budapest

1) Madison Perfumery

This is one of the most sophisticated perfume shops, housed in a former pharmacy from the 1890s; the original furniture was reinstalled in the back room. They sell brands that ordinary mortals have never heard about. They not only sell products, but also give advice and do your make-up.

perfumes of Madison perfumery

2) Omorovicza

The business of this elegant shop has been growing since 2006, offering about 50 expensive creams and ointments, all based on the healing power of Hungarian thermal baths. Mr Omorovicza is a descendent of a Hungarian noble family.

beauty products from Omorovicza

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3) Adam Bosze Music Antiquarian

Adam Bosze is a cross between a music clown and a serious scholar. His shop is a great place to visit – only by appointment. He mainly sells books, scores and rare prints. An unsigned visiting card of Béla Bartók might not cost you a month’s salary. And he might even have a signed one, too.

old piano

VII. Király utca 77. (entrance in Csengery utca)

+36 30 222 7650


5) Cinq Filles

This is a niche business, the kind you would expect to bump into in London rather than here. They facilitate luxury gift-wrapping by offering boxes of all sizes, colours and materials. You can also have your gifts personalised with ribbons with lettering. They have everything to upgrade the enchanting power of an ordinary gift.

Gifts from Cinq Filles

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