Category: Sights

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The modern building along the Pest side quay forms a whale and can be spotted easily from a distance. It is situated between Liberty and Petőfi bridge and it is…

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The strange name covers a beautifully renovated park at the slopes of the castle hill. Várkert Bazár was constructed in the late 1800’s to close down the castle area from…

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Saint Stephen’s Basilica is the largest Roman Catholic church in Budapest, it has the second highest ecclesiastical status in Hungary. The building was planned and built in 1851 by József Hild…

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The Váci street is the heart of the downtown. It is an elegant shopping street with several restaurants, bank offices, cafés, souvenir- and bookshops. The majority of the buildings were…

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The Park Millenaris is a modern cultural complex with exhibition halls, theater, galleries and a cafÉ surrounded by a well-maintained uniquely designed park. The park with its small pond and play-ground is…

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Some more interesting attractions of Budapest Libegő Libegő is a chairlift that connects Zugliget and János-hegy. It is a very popular excursion destination among the locals, especially when the weather…

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Margaret Island Margitsziget (Margaret Island) is a huge island between two bridges: Margit-híd and Árpád-híd. Apart from some hotels it is not inhabited, serves as a recreational area for the…

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The castle After the Mongolian conquest in the 13th century, King Béla IV. ordered fortresses from stone to be built. The fortress of Buda was also founded at that time. The castle…

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Gellért hill received its name after St. Gellért who came to Hungary as a missionary bishop upon the invitation of King St. Stephen I. around 1000 a.d. His task was helping the Hungarians…

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