The Independence Bridge was built between 1894 - 1896 for the millennium celebrations. It was then called Franz Joseph Bridge and it was the king himself who hammered the last silver nail into the... more
If you cross Szechenyi Chain Bridge to Buda you will come to Clark Adam ter. In a small park at the south end of the square stands the 0 km stone, a sculpture made by Miklos Borsos in 1975. It is from... more
This church dates back to the 13th century. It was the main place of worship for Hungarian Christians in the Middle Ages since they were not allowed in Matyas Church. Like the latter, it became a... more
On the north side of the Kapisztran square there is a nice building with two guns in front of the door: this is the Museum of the Military history. Inside it you can find many guns, swords, uniforms,... more
I was looking for Szechenyi Bath when I came across with the Museum of Agriculture building.
A special exibition was taking place at that time but I did not enter to see it.
I just enjoyed being... more
When ya get tired of glaring at the living Hungarians, then if you fancy meeting
some dead famous Hungarian celebs then this is the place!
Kerepesi Cemetery or Kerepes Cemetery (Hungarian: Kerepesi... more
Located at the foot of Elizabeth Bridge on the Buda side is this monument dedicated to Queen Elizabeth of Hungary, also known as Sisi. She was wife to Emperor Franz Josef and was quite popular with... more
This house was an inn in the 14th century and now houses a souvenir shop. The façade was refurbished a couple of times, so that little from the originaly style remains. However, a hedgehog relief... more
The statue of Anonymus, is displayed in the Castle court of the Agricuture Museum. The statue is of a chronicler in the XII century (probably of King Béla III). He wrote the first history books on the... more
The 3rd big establishment on Kossuth Square, behind the Parliament is the eclectic building of the Ministry of Agriculture.
The designer, Gyula Bukovics won the 3rd place in the competition for the... more
In the middle of Szentharomsag ter there is the nice monument to the pope Innocenzo XI made by Jozsef Damko in 1936. This pope was the leader of the people who free Budapest from the Turkish invasion... more
Modern architecture surrounds the Millenium Park, with most of the buildings housing cultural institutions like exposition ground and theaters. The park was built on the ground of a former factory and... more
The Sandór Palace is the official residence of the president of Hungary and so isn't open to the public. However, it is surprising just how close you can get considering it's function. There are no... more
The Hall of Art was founded in 1877, it's first home was the actual Art University's building under Andrassy Avenue 69-71.
The buiding of the "new" Hall of Art was built according to the plans of... more
Here are the photos that I took around Budapest. I stayed nearly 2 weeks there & took some ample good photos although I wandered around Budapest all over. I was running out of films, you see...(didn't... more
What a fantastic town!!!! There are no words to descrive all the marvels of this fantastic town, the capital of the nice Hungary, located on the Danube River.
I spend three full day in this city and...
Budapest - a once exotic city far away in the east. Now I live here.
When I first heard of Budapest it was hidden behind the Iron Curtain. A friend of mine fought through the mountain of red tape to...