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Liberty bridge after WW2

70 year ago on this day the beautiful Liberty bridge of Budapest was distroyed by the army of Hitler to stop the crossing of the Allies on the Danube. This is what the bridge looked before the war (pictures from … Continue reading

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Photos of communist Budapest

Can you see the red star on top? Check more of these pictures on Simon_K’s flickr page.

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The siege of Budapest in 1944-45

The siege of Budapest ended 68 years ago, 13th February, 1945. Bombers above the Danube bend headed to Budapest.

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Old Budapest

We are crazy about the pre-WW2 Budapest. No wonder, almost 70% of it was destroyed between 1944-45. So come back often for more videos. Before WW2… In this one we see a dangerous checking of the Chain bridge in Budapest, … Continue reading

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Another commercial shot in Budapest

In a previous post we’ve shown you some commercials presenting our beautiful capital while advertising various products. Here is another one. A Chinese girl dreams about the perfect city to be in. And that is Budapest. This video is without … 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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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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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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