A visit to the Budapest parliament

budapest parliament visit

    On the banks of the Danube, you can find the largest building in Hungary and the highest construction in Budapest. The Hungarian House of Representatives is located in this impressive piece of architecture. The parliament in Budapest is a fine example of the neo-Gothic architecture through its symmetrical façade and central dome. The inside is also symmetrical because …

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Buda Castle tour

buda castle tour

  The Buda Castle is a huge complex consisting of several buildings. In 1255, King Béla De Vierde was commissioned to begin construction. Years and even centuries passed until the largest part fell to ruins in 1686. Then, a small town arose on the spot and a castle and theater were constructed here as well. After the storming of the …

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Visiting the Széchenyi baths

szechenyi baths

The Széchenyi baths were constructed at the end of the 19th century by drilling up natural water. Soon, the thermal baths in Budapest became a must-see. Unfortunately, the original source got exhausted soon and a new drilling was made at the beginning of the 20th century. This moment was also used to give the Széchenyi bath house a new look. …

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The most beautiful thermal baths of Budapest

It is best to visit the thermal baths of Budapest early in the morning if you want to avoid the crowds. June to September are peak months because many tourists have booked a city trip to Budapest. Bring your own towel, as well as a bathing cap if you wish to swim in the olympic pools. Flip-flops are always handy, …

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11 Things to do in Budapest

things to do in Budapest

Of the many sights in Budapest, the castle of Buda is undoubtedly the most well-known eye-catcher. Undoubtedly, the castle is one of the highlights of Budapest and thus it’s not possible to visit Budapest without seeing this monument. The historic castle complex is located on a hill and is separated by the Chain Bridge from the rest of the city. …

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Budapest, the capital of Hungary

budapest

From all the way up north I had to take three planes to finally arrive at my final destination for this European winter tour. My carbon footprint immediately raised by quite a lot! But fortunately I walked every single day for about fifteen kilometers (877.5 km in total! – that would be about 545 miles.) And so I can tell to …

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