Name: Castle Hill
Category: Nature and gardens
Location: 1013 Budapest, Lovas út.
At day it’s best to go up to the Castle (Budai Vár) by Sikló, a funicular railway, thus, saving energy for exploring the antique little streets of the Castle Hill, the Fisherman’s Bastion (Halászbástya) and the Matthias Church (Mátyás-templom).… Read the rest here →
Name: The castle district
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér
After strolling around the castle walls and enjoying the views or visiting a museum, why not enjoy the delights of wandering through the old part, where you can stop here and there to look at a shop window, a façade, a monument, to capture it on your video or in a photo.… Read the rest here →
Pest, on the left bank of the Danube, also has many historic districts, resorts and famous sights. There are nine bridges spanning the Danube, the oldest being the Széchenyi Chain Bridge built in 1849.
Pest is as flat as a palacsinta (pancake), spread over a number of districts, taking in two-thirds of the city.… Read the rest here →
Best Splurge Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace. Budapest, V. Roosevelt tér 5-6. (00 36 1 268-6000), has gained the reputation as Hungary’s foremost hotel. The workmanship of the recreated Art Nouveau architecture is breathtaking. Guests get the royal treatment, with customer care that will enamor you for a long time.… Read the rest here →
SMELL THE FLOWERS IN BUDAPEST
Margaret Island (Margit-sziget)
Sunrise to sunset, you can find a number of garden areas on the enchanting island in the Danube. During the summer months, the whimsical fountain, set within one of the beautiful garden areas, plays classical music while spraying water in time to the music.… Read the rest here →