Budapestians: hospitable and friendly, Budapest

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  • Budapestians: hospitable and friendly
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    Like home

    by DPando Written Dec 8, 2005

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    Favorite thing: All the time spent with hungarian was more than great ..we know some people thanks to Tibor the first night there and we felt like at home with them as we know each other for long time..actually when i came back the second time (20 days later) i felt like a old friend who is coming to cheer up with old and almost friends forever...
    yes really if you have this great luck you will see how they loves to show you around and discover hidden places or they get you to local and excitng nightlife spots without abroad people in

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    My favorite town in Europe

    by miman Updated Mar 21, 2007

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    Favorite thing: Budapest, the capital city of Hungary. Everything intersects here: highways and rail lines. As well as being the center of industry and commerce which break down to opportunities of wealth and power. Some even call this a "one city" country since this is of only concern to most and all decisions are made here regarding the country.Budapest is located in Central Europe when considering the newly released communist eastern block countries. It is actually south of London and Paris (latitude). Enjoying a "continental" climate of mild winters and moderate summers. Major highways are well built out all the way to Budapest from Western Europe providing a good hub to see the surrounding countries from. Since 1990 there has been tremendous growth and development of buildings and parks with a total reconstruction of most roads and highways to and from the city. Hungarians can be considered stylish and prideful with a big heart and eagerness to learn and do better. In short, Budapest is "worthy" to compare with all western European capital cities. When comparing architecture, sometimes also referred to as the "twin city" to Vienna, Austria.

    Fondest memory: When overlooking Budapest from the Royal Palace wall or the Fisherman's Bastion of "Castle Hill", it's easy to see why Budapest is sometimes called " The Pearl of the Danube". Its grand turn of the century buildings and beautiful bridges are an architectural marvels and grandiose. The River Danube serves as a good orientation landmark during your visit, with Buda on the hilly left side and flat Pest on the right. You will find sights in Buda, the I district, consisting of "Castle Hill", Gellért-hegy which has the prominent Liberty Statue and the Citadella. Pest is the commercial center or downtown "Belváros" with highlights such as Vaci Street where all can delight in window shopping, fine restaurants and casual cafes.

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    Partially true

    by muratkorman Written Oct 10, 2007

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    Favorite thing: Locals of Budapest can be considered hospitable and friendly in most cases. However, you may experience some language barrier. You may come across many English speaking locals around city center, but if you are a little bit out of the city, communication may become a problem. The language barrier is usually overcome by the hospitable and friendly locals.

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    My Friends In Budapest...

    by coceng Updated Apr 28, 2004

    Fondest memory: Here, I'm showing some friends that I met while I was in Budapest ! It was a truly pleasant stay with the locals being helpful, albeit mis-communications sometimes.
    The photo showing Alain (he's French but living in Budapest for years now so the Hungarian life seems to seep in to him); Pointing to something there at one of the Turkish Baths that we went to...

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    My Friends In Budapest...

    by coceng Written Apr 28, 2004

    Fondest memory: Here, I'm showing some friends that I met while I was in Budapest ! It was a truly pleasant stay with the locals being helpful, albeit mis-communications sometimes.
    The photo is showing Alain again...while taking this pic, he suddenly fell into the fountain ! Or...is it ?

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    My Friends In Budapest...

    by coceng Written Apr 28, 2004

    Fondest memory: Here, I'm showing some friends that I met while I was in Budapest ! It was a truly pleasant stay with the locals being helpful, albeit mis-communications sometimes.
    This is a photo of myself, posing there before entering the bath, of course.
    It was taken at Gellert Bath as also the previous 2 photos with Alain.
    No photo I could take inside the bath because there were too many naked men in there, well...almost.

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    My Friends In Budapest...

    by coceng Written Apr 28, 2004

    Fondest memory: Here, I'm showing some friends that I met while I was in Budapest ! It was a truly pleasant stay with the locals being helpful, albeit mis-communications sometimes.
    This is another friendly photo with some of Alain's friend. The far left is truly Hungarian & his Japanese friend & then there was me !
    We went out & I met many of Alain's friends actually but I didn't take that many photos with them maybe because I wanted to save my films taking the photos around Budapest's buildings & sceneries.

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    My Friends In Budapest...

    by coceng Written Apr 28, 2004

    Fondest memory: Here, I'm showing some friends that I met while I was in Budapest ! It was a truly pleasant stay with the locals being helpful, albeit mis-communications sometimes.
    This is another special friend. His name is Doru from Romania who came to Budapest because he had a conference there.
    It was with him that I actually experience the true beauty of Budapest !
    We charted ourself all over !
    Notice The Buda Castle behind him ?

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    The best tip is to take a CITY TOUR first .then...

    by ROCKARIA Written May 20, 2005

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    Favorite thing: Yes...then make good friends with the tour guide and you finish having that special attention...all for knowledge sake of course

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