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Relaxing in Szentendre, Hungary

 
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added on 22nd of June, 2009

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 course many other things too which are totally useless, they just buy them to spend money...

The old city center is not too big. No cars can enter this part of the city which is a very good thing. There are nice buildings, little shops and narrow streets.

Here we found two shops which I can recommend you. If you are at the central square of the city you will see the sign which is on picture 11. 'Langos' is a kind of pancake which can be served with sugar, but mostly with sour cream and cheese. It's really delicious :)

The other shop is a chocolate shop. If you follow the signs which are leading to the train station you will see this little shop on your right. You have to go down a few steps to enter. It's a little place full of different kinds of chocolates, coffee and tea.

We also walked a bit on the 'Duna korzo' which is a street near the Danube river.

 

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1. Jul 29, 2008 Sailing on the Danube in Budapest (Budapest)  (* 15)
2. Jul 29, 2008 Relaxing in Szentendre (Szentendre)  (* 17)
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Szentendre History

The ethnical and religious diversity that resulted from the settlement of all these minorities, is clearly noticeable considering the numerous churches belonging to different religions, and is a trademark of Szentendre. Of course, besides this multicultural aspect, the famous Mediterranean feeling and the Baroque architecture would definitely be among the keywords as well if we like to draw a conclusion on Szentendre History and town characteristics. Furthermore, it must be underlined that Szentendre is considered and proudly called the town of arts and museums, a feature that strengthens even more the attractive force of this delightful... Read more »

 
 
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How to get to Szentendre - Apr 3, 2009, by szbogi
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... Read more »

 
 

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