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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From the eighth century, this region was inhabited by different tribes and ethnic groups. The archeological findings in this area indicate that this area was densely populated and it may have been a trading center for the people of different regions. In the 9th century, the Hungarians appeared in this region. The Hungarians established their settlement in Csepel. They also established the seat of their prince near Danube River. The Mongols invaded Buda in 1241. The Castle of Buda was fortified in this period. In the 13th century, Buda took over the major roles. Castles were enlarged and churches were reconstructed.... Read more »
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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 »
The attractions of Budapest - May 30, 2009, by bicska
If you're interested in visiting central or Eastern europe, you must visit Budapest. Budapest was my favorite city befor I went first time to Prague, but I'm still recomanding this city for everyone. I think it is the most beautiful and... 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 »
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 »
Must visit the Tropicarium in Budapest - Jun 22, 2009, by angel
One part of this interesting zoo is dedicated for birds. You enter two or three doors till you reach the room where they are. It's a very high place with many plants in the center. You can walk round the room and watch the birds flying near... Read more »
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