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szbogi's pictureby szbogi review
added on 3rd of April, 2009
Szentendre is a beautiful little city near the capital of Hungary, Budapest. The historical city center is the best part of it :) Cars are not allowed in, there are many little shops with hand-made things, and if you climb some stairs you reach a church from where you can see a big part of the city and the Danube river, too.

You can visit the city coming by car, but if you are in Budapest and you want to try something new, take the train or better, buy a ticket for a cruise. It's not a real cruise, of course, but they take you to the city by a medium size ship in about an hour and a half. Meantime you can see Budapest too, from a new point of view.
 

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Szentendre History

Thanks to its favorable geographical position, the town has been inhabited for over a millennium, giving home to Illyrians, Romans, Celtic tribes, Lombards and Avars, and Hungarians of course. Since the 16th century, the Hungarian Serbs have found their home here. Bulgarians have also been a significant minority group in Szentendre and its environs since the Middle Ages. The town suffered serious destruction during the conquest of the Mongols in the 13th century and then later in the 15-16th centuries by the Turks. However, after the liberation from the Turkish rule, in the 18th century, a much needed restoration of the town took place,... Read more »

 
 
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Relaxing in Szentendre - Jun 22, 2009, by angel
Our ship stopped near the old center of Szentendre. Of course here are the most of the souvenir shops of the town :) Many of the tourists stop here and buy something... there are hand-made things, paintings, old photos, postcards and of... Read more »

 
 

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