*UPDATE* Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Location: Budapest at Margaret Island Bridge (Margit híd) and Elizabeth Bridge (Erzsébet híd)

Event: The U.S. Embassy would like to inform you that in addition to the demonstration that is completely blocking traffic on the Margaret Island Bridge (Margit híd), another group of demonstrators is now blocking traffic on Elizabeth Bridge (Erzsébet híd). Demonstrators are protesting proposed changes to Hungarian tax law.

Embassy personnel have been advised to avoid these bridges and the surrounding areas.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid large crowds and areas where demonstrators are gathering.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Comply with directions from local authorities.

For Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

American Citizens Services Unit: ACS.Budapest@state.gov


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Hungary Country Information

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