Category Archives: Budapest

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Budapest won!

I hope you get to Budapest one day. Don’t miss the New York Cafe and the boat pub A38. According to a survey by UCityGuides.com the most beautiful Cafe in the whole big world is…what do you think, which won? … Continue reading

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Last minute free Budapest tour in English

Hey everyone in Budapest this weekend. This information is useful only to you, I’m afraid. This Sunday (February 26th) on the occasion of the International Guides Day the Budapest Chamber of Commerce organizes lots of excellent programs, mostly in Hungarian … Continue reading

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Budapest ghetto

January 18th 1945. The ghetto in Budapest is liberated. 67 years ago… Commemoration in the Dohany street synagogue 10:00 – 11:30 am. Speaks: Robert Frolich rabbi, sings Gabor Szilagyi cantor. Event open to the public.

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Raoul Wallenberg 1912 – 2012

On January 17th in the Hungarian National Museum the Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Year was launched. Hosts of the event: minister for Foreign Affairs in Hungary Janos Martonyi and in Sweden Carl Bildt, guest of honor Yoseph Peled minister from Israel. … Continue reading

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Hanukkah in Budapest

In the Budapest Jewish quarter this year visitors are expected on 18 scenes with over 100 events to celebrate Hannukkah. Music, exhibitions, theater performances, film festival – some of many options. Tuesday, on 20th, at the corner of Kiraly and … Continue reading

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Lights of Budapest

This is the best known landmark of Budapest, the Chain bridge. In the background we see Buda’s Castle Hill. The picture was taken in a very special moment of the Budapest evenings, the first few seconds of the illumination that … Continue reading

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Budapest life

Cute dogs on their morning walk in front of the Hungarian Parliament (not visible in the picture , but this is the corner at the Parliament Cafe). Which way now?

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old-new Budapest 2

The Kazinczy street has been restored. New pavement on the street, strolling there feels a little better now. The renovation of the orthodox synagogue has been finished now from outside too. Check out the pictures here (Hungarian article). Picture from … Continue reading

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old-new Budapest 1

lamp on a house in Kazinczy street When you walk the streets of Budapest, don’t forget lo look up. Every brick tells a story. This picture was taken in district 7, commonly called the Jewish quarter, official name: Elisabeth’s town, … Continue reading

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Buda & Pest

Celebration day of BUDA and PEST becoming one.

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