Probably the most convenient way to get to Szentendre is Budapest's suburban rail service (HEV). This runs from central Buda, the first stop is Batthyány tér on M2 directly opposite the Parliament. From here you should buy a special ticket, as it's just outside the Budapest zone and so isn't covered by your day tickets, etc. For Szentendre you'll...more
Pannonia ut. 6/b., 2000, Szentendre, H-2000, Hungary
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We saw this glass at their window, and went two times to see it. Finally, just before we left the town, we had to go and buy it. We had only a little money, so we could only buy one version. There was three different. It´s like a schnapps glass, but we don´t use it. It´s just a decoration for us.I´ve lost the name of the artist. Jewellers and...more
Fellegvar is the upper castle in Visegrad located on the top of the hill that overlooks the town 350 meters above the river level. The citadel (also called the Cloud Castle) was built during the 13th century by king Bela IV and renovated several times later although after the destruction by the ottoman turks in 16th century it never used again....more
Fekete Hill, Visegrad, H-2025, Hungary
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If you go up to Felegvar you can just visit the castle and enjoy the view for 1400Ft or pay 300Ft and get access to a special exhibition. As the difference was small (less than 2 euro) we gave it a try but it is just a rip off. In 2 rooms they have some figures made of wax, one room shoes the feast of King and the other a ball room with figures...more
The Hungarian Geographical Museum 2000-2001, renovated in beautiful garden setting for the most outstanding Hungarian traveler molded image of statue.Count Samuel Teleki (1845-1916) was born Sáromberke. Germany in the university. Life Purpose implement a new geographical discoveries eyes. Organized a scientific expedition at his own expense kevéséb...more
The building Batthány Prince Philip's estate was built in 1840. Later, the mansion became the Wimpffen-family, hence the name is also used in buildings today. Probably the Wimpffen Sleep-Hungary Familia members and office bearers of the estate lived in it.I Jovicza (1971) at the time of the Revolution the building was the Austrian general's...more
I don`t know why, but in Hungary, constructing triumphal arches was never trendy. In fact, this is the one and only arch in the whole country. Created in classical style by the same Isidore Canevale, the architect of the Dom, on request of the bishop, Migazzi, in honour of Maria Teresa. In 1764 the queen visited Hungary and the inhabitants of Vác...more
Vác in this moment doesen`t have any Danube bridge, but this will maybe change within some years. This is why the only was to get to the other part of the river is taking the ferry, as long as you do not prefer swimming>:-) In reality you can only see the half (maybe a little more) of the Danube, because the other side (Tahitótfalu) is the...more
When I studied in Vác I went here, to the shore of the Danube very often, because the atmosphere is simply unique! Here you can enjoy the real Danube, not like in Budapest where the Danube shore is stupidly separated by streets and cars from the city. This promenade is quite long and from the Fransiscan church you can walk until the famous (si fa...more
The royal palace is Godollo’s main attraction. It was built by Antal Grassalkovich I in 1741. Many owners later, the palace was given to Franz Joseph and his wife Sissi. The town became very prosperous and popular because of the royal family’s frequent presence here. When the palace was no longer in use by the royal family, it became the home of...more
This is a beautiful Baroque palace, which is also a "cult"-center for Princess Elizabeth, best known as Sisi, Emperor Franz Joseph's wife, who is a beloved figure for the Hungarians (and not without a reason: she was a champion for the cause of equality between Hungarians and Austrians in the Austro-Hungarian empire in the second half of the 19th...more
Take a pleasant stroll (weather permitting) from by the chain ferry terminal back in the direction of Budapest (South) and walk along the shores of the River Danube with theVisagrad Castle on the other side of the river up on the hill. Great for chilling and soaking up the atmosphere. Pass by the Fekete Sas Resteraunt/hotel, they have seats outside...more
Visit the little pine grove located just above the old city part of Budaors. This is only a little yet very atmospheric part of the woods surronding the city from the north. There is a little path just around the pine trees, it takes about 1/2 hour walk to explore.more
Budapesti road 15, Budaors, 2040, Hungary
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After in 1739 when Budaors was ravaged by the Plague and 274 died this Catholic church was built in 1745 and the first parish priest was Janos Helmar. Nearly 60 years later, the church was torn down because it was too small, therefore the new one was bulit which stands today giving Budaors a beautiful monument a tourist should visit.more
Golfing in God.The text is from a hotel brochureI will add some comments.Located only 20 minutes from downtown Budapest ( better say when you have gotten through the traffic and left the city), Pólus Palace Thermal Golf Club Hotel is the city’s most comprehensive golf and wellness hotel.(MMM MAYBE) Combining exceptional golf facilities with a...more
Tarnok is a popular village for those people who would like leave Budapest. Here the air is really good, the place is peacefull. More and more new house has built in here.
Letter I wrote to the management of Kincem ParkDear János Kocsi or responsible management,We visited the Kincsem Horse Park last Saturday for my daughter, Clara 10thBirthday party with a group of 18 people and 16 of us had a meal in the resterauntat 5pm which I booked before. The service and the food were very good as the many times I visited over...more
Cultural and entertainment facilities include a music school, a cultural centre, an internet cafe and a library with ADSL internet connection.(FREE to use as of 2003) The Dance organized every year makes the cultural life of the town more colourful. It has been a traditional event for some decades. There is a very busy market every Thursday and...more
Medicinal Thermal Pool The water temp is usually around +37 in the pool. It fills up with people and usually the older citizens can be found wallowing in the pool like a herd of hippos! All the minerals in the water make it very healthy! I had my first dip last year on May 14th, and boy once your in, it's like lying in the bath relaxing after a...more
In the summer months on Saturdays, there is usually a wedding or moremaking the procession down the main street from the registry office to the Catholic church. The procession is lead by a band. Sometimes the Wedding co-ordinator willfollow with a car with cold drinks on hand or coldbeers.The couple might even have a dance with the guests before to...more
It's a cosy little pizzeria in the centre of Leányfalu, close to the popular open-air bath in the village. They have a variety of tasty pizzas and good beer for very affordable prices (pizzas under 1300 HUF and beer under 300 HUF in August 2009). Friendly service is also a great plus for this place.
Though it's not a quiet place as it's next to the main road, but we always have a good time on the terrace under the large chestnut tree.
We usually end up here to have a pizza for lunch when we go biking along the Danube.
Open: 12:00-21:00 Tuesday-Sunday, closed on Mondays
Favorite Dish: Any pizza we tried was fine so far, and last year they also had a fantastic dark beer, that they don't sell anymore. But the beer they have now is also great.