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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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Kermit visiting

If you would like to find another mini statue, go to Liberty Square and look under the railing in front […]

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Liliput adventures in the city

Budapest has several mini statues, all of them are the works of a Ukrainian sculptor, Mykhailo Kolodko. One of them […]

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The thermal capital of the world

Budapest has been officially the thermal capital of the world since 1934. There are 123 thermal springs here which produce  […]

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In the footsteps of the Romans – 2.

The 17-18 hundred-year-old Roman buildings still stand in Óbuda with the socialist type of blocks of flats in the background. […]

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In the footsteps of the Romans – 1.

Between the 1-4th centuries the Western  side of the river (and the country) was part of the Roman Empire. The […]

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Converted insurance

By the end of the 19th century, Budapest had become a pulsating, vibrating world city in terms of both culture […]

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Home sweet home

Although the Hun-Hungarian (Magyar) relationship is much debated, countless legends preserve these memories. According to one, the siblings Hunor and […]

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The shortest street

The shortest street is a street between the Ritz Carlton and the Kempinski Hotels, called Miatyánk utca, only two blocks. […]

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The game of the names

In Hungary, given names can be chosed by the parents from an official list of several thousand names. If the […]

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In the footsteps of the Turks – 2.

For those who wish to walk around the Castle District, alond the city walls and bastions, in the southern part […]

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