Budapest by Tag: "History"

Buda Castle Hill

Why visit: walks, history, panorama, architecture, Matthias Church, Fishermen's Bastion, art, cafés and pastries A Brief more

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Jewish Budapest

Budapest Jews, A Brief History It’s not known when Jews first settled in Budapest, but they have more

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Budapest History

The Budapest you'll see today is the result of many years of rich history, with traces of inhabitation more

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A Glimpse of Communism

"The Happiest Barrack" Today, Budapest is a modern city that embraces most of the amenities of other European capitals. more

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Retro Budapest

Retro-hip has never been cooler in Budapest, especially to a younger generation that didn't have to endure the more

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Museum of Aquincum

Why visit: history, architecture, Roman ruins   Getting there: Take the HÉV (suburban railway) from Batthiá more

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Budapest History Museum

Why visit: history of Budapest, medieval ruins, Castle Hill The Budapest History Museum (Budapesti Történeti more

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Memento Park - Statue Park

Why visit: history, Communist past, unique collection Memento Park, a Communist-themed outdoor museum located just outside Budapest, is a more

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Jewish Museum

Why visit: Jewish heritage, Great Synagogue Getting there: Take subway (M2) or streetcar 47 or 49 to Astoria, which is the more

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House of Terror

Why visit: history, Communist past The House of Terror Museum commemorates the victims of both the Communist and the more

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Hungarian National Museum

Why visit: history of Hungary, Neo-Classicist architecture, beautiful garden The Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum) is more

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Budapest Top 10

There's more than one way to discover Budapest. Whether you are a first time visitor or just looking more

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In sunny Pecs, Hungarian history comes alive

At the slopes of the Mecsek Mountain with cobble stone streets, outdoor cafes and red-tiled rooftops, Pécs more

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The Royal Districts of Budapest

Did you know that several districts in Budapest were named after members of the Habsburg dynasty? Here is a more

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Óbuda Walking Tour

Itinerary Batthyány tér – Aquincum – Fő tér – Flórian té more

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The Many Layers of Óbuda

Did you know that Óbuda is the oldest part of Budapest, a city of queens and a fascinating more

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Military History Museum

Why visit: history, military relics Built as an army barrack in the 1830s the Military History Museum displays an more

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March 15th - National Holiday

March 15th is a national holiday in Hungary. It stands for democracy and freedom and it commemorates the Hungarian more

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Going Underground in Budapest

Our ‘underguide’ to Budapest’s ‘underworld’ From natural caves to cold war bunkers and more

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Holocaust Memorial Center

Why visit: Jewish heritage, history The Holocaust Memorial Center pays tribute to the victims of the Hungarian Holocaust. The complex, more

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Charming Castle Hotels in Hungary

Beautiful scenery, legendary history and a romantic touch Hungary has many castles and mansions that were built by former more

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Zelnik István Southeast Asian Gold Museum

Why visit: treasures from Southeast Asia, precious gold and silver objects The Zelnik István Southeast Asian Gold more

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Unique Budapest

Unique Budapest, a team of authentic, young and enthusiastic local guides, reveals the many faces of Budapest with a more

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Best Budapest Baths

A guide to Budapest's historic baths Budapest is a spa city with thermal springs bubbling up from the more

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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Budapest Art Nouveau Tour Details These tours provide an in depth look at the Art Nouveau movement in Budapest more

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New York Palace Budapest in Pictures

American name, Italian design, Hungarian intellectuals. Commissioned by the New York Life Insurance company as its European head office, more

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One of Budapest’s Most Moving Memorials: Shoes on The Danube

Whether you are staying in Buda or Pest it is guaranteed during your visit to Budapest that you will more

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125 Years of Budapest Streetcars

When the city of Budapest was formed in 1873 it was already a significant commercial center and omnibuses and horse more

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A Day in Budapest

What to see and do if you only have a day in Budapest? The city has a lot to offer, more

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Fungarian - Hungarian Language Classes & Tours

Interested in a crash course in Hungarian? Fungarian, a team of enthusiastic language teachers - all experts in teaching more

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Attila the Hun, Our Hun

Every 7th of January I have to call four friends, all Attilas, to congratulate them on their name day. more

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András Hadik - The Hussar of the Hussars

Fancy to see a real Magyar hussar? Just a stone's throw away from Matthias Church in the Castle more

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Matthias, the Just

The King-in-Disguise The personage of the fifteenth century King Matthias (Mátyás in Hungarian, Matei Corvin more

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Fabulous Budapest

Fabulous Budapest's mission is to make visitors fall in love with the city so that they will want more

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Bishop Gellért

A Martyr for Magyar Christendom Nestling in the side of Gellért Hill, the city's major landmark, more

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Robert Capa - 100 Years

Celebrating the centenary of the famous Hungarian war photographer "If your pictures aren't good enough, you weren't more

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Unique Museums in Budapest

Offbeat treasures and intriguing oddities Budapest is packed with famous museums and galleries, but did you know that the more

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