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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

Szabadsag Hid - Liberty Bridge Tips (20)

The freedom bridge.

I don't know if that is a good title for the bridge.It is an impressive , gigantic green iron steelconstruction. A foreign architect team hasdesigned it under guidance of 'Virgil Nagy'.It was the...
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Oct 15, 2004

Independence Bridge

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...
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Mar 24, 2006

Szabadsag hid (Liberty Bridge)

This bridge was built in 1899 and it crosses the Danube at the foot of Gellert Hill on the Buda side and at the foot of Central Market on the Pest side. After the destruction of all the bridges in...
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Feb 25, 2008

Danube: Liberty Bridge

Spanning the Danube from the base of Gellert Hill to the teeming hordes on Vaci Utca, the grand, green, cast iron Liberty bridge makes a busy, beautiful and important connection. It's a little unusual...
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Aug 12, 2009

Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd) & baths . . .

The Liberty Bridge opened in 1896 and was originally called the Franz Joseph Bridge after the Habsburg Emperor. Along the top of the bridge's pillars you'll notice iron Turul birds, a symbol in Magyar...
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Dec 11, 2003

Crossing the Danube to Gellert Hill

There are several bridges connecting Pest to Buda, and the Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd) is the one located at the southern end of city center, leading to Gellert Hill. The 333.6 m long bridge was...
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Nov 06, 2012

The Liberty (or Franz Joseph) bridge I.

At the end of the XIX. century it became obvious, that Budapest had cecome simply too big for only 2 bridges. In fact, that time only 2 bridges connected Buda with Pest: the Chain bridge (1849) and...
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Oct 10, 2007

5 more pictures of the Liberty bridge

I like this bridge so much that I put in 5 ulterior photos:)The bridge is very popular among the aspirant suicides, because the can pretty easily climb it (just see the picture number 5), so the...
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Oct 10, 2007

Liberty Bridge (Szabadság híd)

This bridge was the third to be built in Budapest and was originally called Franz Joseph Bridge after the Habsburg Emperor. Opened in 1896 as part of the Millennium celebrations, the design is elegant...
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Mar 21, 2003

Independance Bridge

There are a number of interesting bridges connecting the two cities and the Independance Bridge is one of the better ones. Made from steel pylons it is interesting from an engineering perspective as...
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Dec 21, 2005

Liberty Bridge

Liberty Bridge is the third and shortest bridge of Budapest. It was built for the Millennium World Exhibition in 1896, its original name being Francis Joseph Bridge.As Liberty Bridge is the shortest...
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Oct 21, 2011


This bridge spans the Danube for 365 m and work on it commenced in 1894. The transversal bracing between the pillars has ornamental gates supporting the birds at their top and the great arms of...
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May 21, 2005
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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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Getting to Budapest


Between Gellert Ter (Buda side) and Fovam Ter (Pest side)


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