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Béla IV, “Second Founder” of Hungary
It was during the reign of Béla IV that the Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan wreaked immeasurable destruction on ...
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Béla Kovács's Statue: Great Man with Simple Name
Also at the south end of the Parliament building, just a few meters from the statue of Attila József on the ot...
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Bertalan Pór: Self-portrait, (Uffizi)
A scholarship won with a self-portrait painted in 1901 made it possible for Bertalan Pór to study in Paris. Fo...
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Bronze Shoes on the Danube Bank
A walking path runs from near the Parliament to the Chain Bridge right on the bank of the Danube. This is a pe...
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Buda and Pest: One Capital
Budapest came into existence in 1873 when the three towns of Pest, Buda and Old Buda were united. But the visi...
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Buda Castle
The Castle District is one of the most interesting historic sites in Europe, with a diverse history of about 8...
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Buda Castle Funicular: the Shortest Railway
Though Hungary’s shortest railway measures only 100 meters long, it was once one of the most important forms o...
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Buda Castle Labyrinth
Only a few visitors know that the hill in the middle of the Castle District and on its northern parts is just ...
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Budapest Broadway
Today, it is hard to believe that only 200 years ago, this area was just a collection of cabbage fields on the...
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Budapest Circus
From the second half of the 19th century, travelling circus troupes regularly performed at the City Park. The ...