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If you are not familiar with the city or you have just a limited time to spend, it is worth taking part in a sightseeing tour. Nowadays there are plenty…

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The ice rink The largest open-air ice rink in Budapest is located in a beautiful setting, at Városliget (City Park) just behind Heroes’ Square and next to Vajdahunyad Castle. From…

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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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  GIGANTIC STATUES AND GHOSTS OF COMMUNIST DICTATORSHIP Memento Park Open EVERY day from 10 am to dusk TICKETS: HUF 1500, students: HUF 1000 Budapest XXII district (South Buda), corner…

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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 second oldest zoo in Europe The Budapest Zoo is located in the City Park, close to Heroes’ Square and can be reached by the yellow line of the underground.…

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