Tag: Buildings

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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Gastronomy

The Opera House The Opera House was opened in 1884 among great splendour in the presence of King Franz Joseph. The building was planned and constructed by Miklós Ybl, who…

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Boulevards Budapest – getting around From the Pest end of the Margit-híd runs a semicircular avenue, built after Parisian pattern. This is called the “Nagykörút” meaning Grand Boulevard. It reaches…

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  The Palace of Arts (MÜPA) The long awaited new cultural institution of Budapest and Hungary, the Palace of Arts, was finally opened in 2005. It houses three different institutions:…

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  The Budapest Parliament and its treasures Built between 1885 and 1904 the Budapest Parliament soon became the symbol of the Hungarian capital. Not just becuse its sheer size –…

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The view of the Danube bank at Budapest offers one of the most beautiful panoramas of the world, looking either form the promenade on the Pest side, or from the…

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