Top 5 places in Hungary to visit in 2014

Top 5 places in Hungary to visit in 2014

As tiny a country as it is, Hungary has got loads of hidden gems that seem miracles in the eyes of the beholder. Put the Central European country on your bucket list for 2014 and discover the smallest of places that may hide the largest of treasures. The top 5 places in Hungary that you should visit in the next year are places you probably never heard of, but you should know that there is more to this patch of land at the foot of the Carpathians than traveling to Budapest or Lake Balaton.... [ read more ]

The Hungarian Parliament

The Hungarian Parliament

The eclectic building of the Hungarian Parliament stretching along the Danube bank is designed by Imre Steindl. It is an impressive building that is 268 meters long and 118 meters wide. It has 17,000 square meters, its corridors surround 10 inside courtyards. The best Hungarian artist and industrial companies of the nineteenth century have worked on the wrought-iron gates, on the chandeliers, on the facade, on the frescoes that are decorating the halls, on the statues and on the gilded... [ read more ]

The Royal Palace on the Castle Hill of Budapest

The Royal Palace on the Castle Hill of Budapest

On the western side of the Danube, on the hill of marl stands the Buda Castle with the Royal Palace as part of the World Heritage Sites. Inside the mountain is a labyrinth and on the surface are preserved the architectural and cultural monuments of many centuries. “The three pearls of Europe are three cities, Venice on the waters, Firenze on the plain and Buda on the mountain”, as the travellers of the past times said. Today we will present you the Royal Palace on the Castle Hill o... [ read more ]

The Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest

The Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest

The Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest is one of the most famous monuments and it is one of the most important tourist attractions. This neo-Romanesque style terrace is situated on the Buda Hill and offers a wonderful panoramic view of Budapest, the best place admire the Danube, and the Parliament building. This beautiful outstanding building was built between 1895 and 1902 according to plans by Friedrich Schulek. During the Second World War, the building suffered serious damages, the rest... [ read more ]

The most beautiful tourist attractions of Budapest in Pest

The most beautiful tourist attractions of Budapest in Pest

Budapest is one of the most famous capital cities in the world, a preferred tourist destination of celebrities and ordinary people. It has so many things to offer that will never be boring for anybody of us. We already presented the tourist attractions of the city on the left side of the Danube, in Pest area and in Downtown Budapest, today we will briefly present the most beautiful tourist attractions of Budapest in Pest, on the right side of the Danube.   If you go from... [ read more ]

The most famous tourist attractions in Downtown Budapest

The most famous tourist attractions in Downtown Budapest

Budapest is one of the top 10 most beautiful cities in Europe and it is not surprising. It has so many tourist attractions, that you must visit it more than once to see them all. We already presented the right area of the city, today we focus on the left bank of the Danube, and especially on the Downtown area. The most famous tourist attractions in Budapest Downtown area include the famous pedestrian street, the oldest church of the city, the Saint Stephen Basilica and the Great Synagogue, t... [ read more ]

Top 5 tourist attractions of Budapest in the outer region of Buda

Top 5 tourist attractions of Budapest in the outer region of Buda

Budapest is a magnificent capital city with uncountable tourist attractions. It is split by the Danube in two main parts. On the right side is the Buda area of the city and on the left side is the Pest area. Many tourists visit the attractions of the Castle Hill and the Gellert Hill, but today we would like to present you the most important tourist attractions of Budapest that are located in the outer region of Buda. These include famous hills, protected and wildlife areas, caves, ancient... [ read more ]

Most important tourist attractions of Budapest on the central hills of Buda

Most important tourist attractions of Budapest on the central hills of Buda

Budapest is one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe. It has two main parts delimited by the Danube River: Buda, on the right bank of the river, and Pest, on the left bank of the river. We would like to present you briefly the most important tourist attractions of Budapest on the central hills of Buda, which include the beautiful Matthias Church, the Royal Castle, the Fisherman’s Bastion, and the Citadel with the Hungarian Statue of Liberty. If you consider visiting this go... [ read more ]

Top 5 New Bridges of Budapest

Top 5 New Bridges of Budapest

The Danube is the second longest river in Europe and it is spanned by many in Budapest. The most well known bridges are the oldest ones that were built before the Second World War, but there are some beautiful architectural bridges built after the war between the years 1950-2008. Every one of them has its own characteristic style and some of them are really outstanding. We would like to offer you a short presentation of the top 5 new bridges of Budapest.   Árpád Bridge ... [ read more ]

Top 5 Old Bridges of Budapest

Top 5 Old Bridges of Budapest

Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with plentiful tourist attractions. Among the distinctive architectural works of the city the bridges are worth mentioning as well. The first one of them was finished in 1849 and the last one in 2008. All of the bridges have an interesting architecture and the lighting offers the most enjoyable spectacle, but we would like to present you the top 5 old bridges of Budapest built between the years 1849-1937 before the Second World War... [ read more ]