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Get spectacular views via TRAM 2

National Geographic ranks the route of tram 2 (which runs parallel to the Danube) as one of the top 10 […]

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Stephen’s Right

St Stephen Basilica holds a very important religious relic, the mummified right hand of King Stephen. It is called the […]

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When three become one

Budapest was not always one city: in 1873 Buda, Pest and Óbuda (Old Buda) were unified under the name of […]

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The biggest church

The biggest church of Budapest is St Stephen Basilica, named after the first king of Hungary, King Stephen I. (975-1038). […]

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The reincarnation of Elisabeth

During World War II all of the bridges of Budapest were blown up (by the retreating German troops). They were […]

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The highest point of the city

The highest point in the city is János Hill with 529 meters. There is a beautiful lookout tower on the […]

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The oldest bridge of the city

The oldest bridge of Budapest is the Chain Bridge, it was inaugurated in 1849. Since there was no Hungarian architect […]

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The artful rooftops of Budapest

Looking around  Budapest you can find many beautiful colourful ceramic tiles made of pyrogranite. It was invented by and made […]

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Don’t forget to look under your feet!

When you walk around Budapest, it is always worth looking down to admire the beautiful manhole covers the city has. […]

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House of Houdini

In the castle district, just a few steps from the statue of 1848-49 soldier stands a museum, called the House […]

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When curiosity and passion about Budapest turns into a fabulous bestseller

Hungary’s capital is visited by millions of tourists every year, but only a few know why Fisherman’s Bastion has seven […]

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Decorative Facades

If you walk the streets of Pest with your head up, you will see many strange beings, chubby angels and […]

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