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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 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 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 game of the names

You probably have already noticed that in Hungary the surnames and first names are written in a reverse order unlike […]

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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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The Prince and Princess of Buda and Pest

Buda and Pest are quite different: Buda is the hillier, the greener, the older, the quieter side while Pest is […]

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