Budapest is a nice capital, woth visiting, Hungary
The traffic in this city is quite bad, so if you want a bit of adventure use public transport instead of your car. There are many buses, trams, subways so you can reach your destination relatively fast but you have to know which one to choose. The people on the streets are quite friendly so they will try to help you if you ask them, but in summer there are quite a lot of tourists so don't be surprised if you don't get an answer from the first man you meet.
The 20th of August is the national holiday in Hungary so every bigger city organizes different activities but at the end of the day there are fireworks everywhere. Last year I had the opportunity to see these fireworks here in Budapest. It was really beautiful, long and they played music while we were watching the different shaped and colored fireworks.
There are so many thing here to see and do that you will need more than one day if you want to see a bigger part of it.
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After the invasion of Tatars, significant fortification work began all over the country. During this period, the royal castle and the walled city were built on Castle Hill. In the middle ages, Budapest emerged as the economic and cultural center of the country and at the beginning of the sixteenth century the city reached its peak. During this period, Hungary extended over a large territory and united with Poland and Lithuania. The rule of Hungarian crown extended from the Baltic to the Adriatic Sea. A strong Hungarian empire came into existence in Eastern Europe and Buda became the economical, political and cultural hub of the country.... Read more »
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One Night in Budapest - Sep 12, 2006, by MadSuh
Budapest is a cool town. I had to get back to Germany as my sister had a motorcycle accident (she is ok now!). I had to go back to Germany to take care of my family's house. I heard from a friend that he would be in Budapest for a... Read more »
Visiting the Budapest Tropicarium - Jun 22, 2009, by angel
If you are in Budapest, Hungary I advise you to visit the Tropicarium. This is like a zoo but here you will see only tropical animals and plants. The Tropicarium is located in a shopping center called Campona. I can't really give directions... Read more »
A trip to the Budapest Zoo - Nov 7, 2008, by szbogi
After the wedding we stayed some days in Budapest. Zoli's brother is living and working here, so we had a cheap place to stay:) At this time Anita, a girl from the United States was staying at Zoli's brother as well. Her family and Zoli's... Read more »
How to save money in Budapest? - Aug 25, 2009, by magicmushroom
Budapest is the best and one of the cheapest places in Central Europe, if you know where to go and what to do.. Getting from the Airport or Train Station to your hostel From Terminal 2.: Use the airport bus N: 200E to the Kobanya-Kispest... Read more »
Must see the Palace of Miracles in Budapest - Jun 22, 2009, by angel
Last summer we spent some days in Budapest with a friend from California. We tried to do and see as many things in this capital city as we could. We heard about this place 'The Mansion of Miracles' (Csodak Palotaja in hungarian) and we... Read more »
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