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Castle Hill @ Budapest Hungary

Spending a day in Castle Hill gives you an ultimate Budapest experience.  Historical sites, castle, museums, funicular rides, cafes, quaint little houses, underground tunnels and stunning panoramic views are all conveniently accessible with the buses (16 & 16 a) that … Continue reading

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Fishermen’s Bastion @ Budapest Hungary

Fishermen’s Bastion is a fairy-tale-like viewing platform on Castle Hill built in 1905. Named after a guild of fishermen that protected the city during medieval times, it has seven towers, representing the seven Magyar tribes that settled in Hungary in 9th … Continue reading

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Chain Bridge @ Budapest, Hungary

The Szechenyi Chain Bridge spans across the Danube River, connecting Buda and Pest in Hungary.  The majestic bridge is a beautiful sight whether during the day or at night, seemingly guarded by two lion statues.   

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Buda Castle @ Budapest Hungary

Buda Castle is located on Castle Hill with mesmerizing views of the Danube River and the cityscape.  There are probably only two places that will give you this beautiful view – on Castle Hill and Gellert Hill.  Buda Hill has a … Continue reading

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St Stephen’s Basilica @ Budapest Hungary

I visited St Stephen’s Basilica on foot as it’s not too far away from Wombats Hostel where I was staying.  The church was named after Hungary’s first king, King Stephen and it took more than 50 years to build.  It … Continue reading

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Wombats Hostel @ Budapest Hungary

Wombats Hostel in Budapest is an excellent choice for those travelling alone and for those that are on a budget as it can’t be located more centrally than within 10 minutes walk to the major transportation hub of Deak Ferenc ter … Continue reading

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Heros Square (Hosok tere) @ Budapest Hungary

The spectacular Heroes Square is located just right outside the city park of Budapest.  The central monument featuring Gabriel the Guardian Angel is also known as the Millennium Monument, which was completed in 1900 to commemorate the 1000th year of Hungarian State … Continue reading

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