25 Mar, 2016 in Budapest
Hungarian Parliament Building Budapest Hungary (16)

You can’t miss it, it’s a very visible impressive building. Either from the hill tops, walking through downtown Budapest, or cruising through the Danube river, you’ll probably run into the Hungarian Parliament Building. It also helps that this is the largest building in Hungary, and the highest in Budapest. Grand Gothic revival architecture dating back ~150 […]

24 Feb, 2016 in Budapest
Citadella at Gellert Hill Budapest (6)

Arrived at a new city? A good rule of thumb to get yourself oriented in a new place before starting your explorations is to find the highest point in the area, and go see the city from above. Whether it’s an observation deck or a mountain, it not only gives you a better feel for […]

10 Dec, 2015 in Budapest
Fishermans Bastion Budapest Hungary (26)

Around Budapest there are several hill that offer panoramic scenic views of Budapest and the Danube river from above. One of the nicer places to catch a great view is at the Fisherman’s Bastion with lookout towers, a castle and Matthias Church. Aside from the spectacular views of the area there are all sorts of tourist traps […]

3 Nov, 2015 in Budapest
City Park  Budapest Hungary (1)

Several areas in Budapest worth exploring, and on my second day in Budapest I took a walk in the north east direction to explore City Park. Aside from lush green and gardens, the city park offers some hot springs SPA and pools and the Vajdahunyad Castle with a complex serving several museums. Greeting you at […]

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