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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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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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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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Changing Colours

The original Budapest flag was a tricolour red-yellow-blue one with the city’s coat of arms. It was often confused with […]

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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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The writers’ beautiful corner

The world’s most beautiful cafe is in Budapest. The New York Café (near Blaha Lujza square) opened in 1894 and […]

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The biggest flood ever in the city

The biggest flood on the river Danube occured in March 1838, causing enormous damage on the mainly flat Pest side. […]

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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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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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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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