More cosmopolitan than Prague, more romantic than Warsaw and more beautiful than both, Budapest straddles a gentle curve in the Danube, with the Buda Hills to the west and what is essentially the start of the Great Plain to the east.… Read the rest here →
Are you ready to head for the hills? No matter your age, you can enjoy the triple-transport triangular trip on the slopes of the Buda Hills. From Széll Kálmán tér, hop on tram No. 61 for two stops to the Cogwheel Railway (Fogaskerekű), which clicks its way up a steep grade to the Children's Train on Széchenyi-hegy (hill).… Read the rest here →
Castle District (Várnegyed). This district is the city’s most beautiful and historic dating back to the 13th century, with some settlements here even earlier. This is district I, which is a small district that encompasses the plateau where the grand Royal Palace and grounds fill the southern end above the surrounding neighborhoods and the Danube below.… Read the rest here →
It’s hard to believe that such a large expanse of hilly forest is right here within the capital city. There are hiking trails aplenty; every Budapest native has a favorite - do not hesitate to ask around.
On a tour to Sváb Hill (Svábhegy) you can set a new record for the use of most types of means of transport in the shortest period of time.… Read the rest here →