Tag: Buildings

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 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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 The Park Behind the monument of the Heroes’ Square one of the largest green areas of Budapest can be found. It’s worth mentioning not just becuse of its hundred years…

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Sights

The Heroes square is one of the most visited sights of the Hungarian capital.  It is situated in front of the City Park, at the end of the Andrássy Avenue,…

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Budapest Café culture The Hungarian Café culture goes back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. As well as Vienna, Budapest is also famous for its numerous cafés. Everyone can find a place…

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