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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
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Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

Memento Park - Szoborpark Tips (33)

Statue Park

When the communist control of Hungary ended their statues and symbols were no longer popular (if they ever were) so they were removed. Someone had the foresight to salvage a large number of them and...
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Nov 04, 2005

Szobor Park - Statue Park

Szoboro or Statue Park is in reality not much of a park. It is a display of bronze statues from the days of the Communist occupation of Budapest. The statues have been removed from the city and put...
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Mar 16, 2007

Peculiar atmosphere

I absolutely wanted to visit this park once I'd heard of it, and it responded to my expectations. When we went there the weather was grey and together with the statues this created the peculiar, grim...
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Sep 08, 2007

Szoborpark - Statue Park

The Russians destroyed as much of their communist history as they could but the Hungarians decided to not forget. Wheras the park to fallen idols in Moscow is small and seedy, this park is a real...
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Apr 06, 2004

Statue Park

After the collapse of communism in 1989 various statues around Budapest were removed. Realising that history was being destroyed two young Hungarians decided to set up a museum dedicated to all these...
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Sep 26, 2006

Impressively monumental experience.

It's definitely worth the little extra effort required to visit Statue Park on the outskirts of the city. Seeing the statues helped me to begin to understand just a little of what life was like under...
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Aug 03, 2009

The fall of communism...

First of all you have to know that this park is quite outside the city. From Pest side take tram 49 to its final station, from there you should take a Volanbusz (yellow buses). From Buda side trams...
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Dec 12, 2006

Something unusual

At least for us "western europe" citizens it's interesting to touch by hand the symbols of sovietic politics.Statues of Lenin, Stalin and other russian politics were originally located in the center...
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Oct 30, 2004

Statue Park

Statue Park is home to many of the old communist era statues and monuments and is well worth a visit. There are some stunning examples here even if there is not too many of them.I would recommend...
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Jul 23, 2007

Gigantic Soviet Statues

A must see site is the Statue Park which has huge monuments from the "age of the Communist dictatorship".The statues were originally located all over Budapest but were removed once there was a change...
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Sep 12, 2006

Outer Buda: Memento Park

When the Iron Curtain fell, and the Communists lost power, the Hungarians removed all the communist statues, plaques, reliefs and dumped them outside of town. Then they turned it into a tourist...
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Apr 25, 2010

Statue Park outside the citycentre

The Statue Park is a small park. It's located South-West of the citycentre. About 50 old Sovjet statues and monuments are displayed in 6 circular paths. Besides a souvenirshop (which is in fact...
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Jan 16, 2006
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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