• What to see in Budapest
  • Párisi Udvar: The abandoned masterpiece

    History of Párisi Udvar Párisi Udvar (Parisian Court) in Budapest used to be a magnificent shopping arcade located at Ferenciek tere (Square of the Franciscans). It was built between 1909 and 1913 and the arcade is a brilliant masterpiece in Eclecticism style, which combines elements of different architectural styles (Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque). Nowadays the building […]

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  • Budapest Castle Hill: The royal district of Budapest

    History of Budapest Castle Hill Budapest Castle Hill (Várnegyed) with its breathtaking views over the Pest and the marvelous architecture of Buda Castle (Budavári Palota) is a must. Keep in mind that Buda Castle is no longer a palace, but a complex of museums. Over the centuries the palace has been extended, destroyed and rebuilt many times. […]

  • What to see in Budapest
  • Castle Hill Funicular: A fun way to reach Buda Castle

    The Budapest Castle Hill Funicular (Budavári Sikló) is an easy and unique way to get to the Castle area. The Funicular was opened in 1870 and it connects Adam Clark Square (Clark Ádám tér) and Buda Castle (Budavári Palota). It was destroyed by bombs during the WWII, but reopened in 1986. The wooden carriages take you […]

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  • Matthias church: The white church in Buda

    History of Matthias church Located in Castle District of Budapest next to the Fisherman’s bastion, Matthias church (Mátyás-templom) is a real pleasure for the eyes with its colorful diamond shape roof and white stone in Gothic style. The church was built in 1015 A.D., but the current construction dates from the second half of the 14th century. […]

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