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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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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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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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In the footsteps of the Turks – 1.

The approximately 150-year Turkish rule in Buda can be spotted in several places in the Castle District. During the capturing […]

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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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Budapest on the UNESCO World Heritage list

The UNESCO World Heritage List is a prestigious group of cultural and natural sites of outstanding value to the heritage […]

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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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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 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 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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A threesome therapy

Budapest has been the “spa capital” of the world since 1934. The city has 123 springs, two dozen baths and […]

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