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Budapest dubbed the "Paris of the East", "Bride of the Danube" or "Pearl of the Danube is Hungary's capital.

Buda was founded by the Celts on the right bank of the Danube, at the time called the Ak-Ink. In Roman times receives Aquincum name, becoming the center of government of Lower Pannonia. On the left bank of the river to build a new city with the name Trans-Aquincum, called Contraaquincum. The two cities were connected by a bridge on boats, so the trade between the two sides of the Danube. In the fourth century, began to spread Christianity in the province, but this was halted by the invasion of the Huns in 375. According to Hungarian medieval chronicles, in around 450 Attila's brother, Buda, the renamed Aquincum, appointed the time and Sicambria, after his name. According to sources, the name would come from the Slavic word voda, "water." After the collapse of Hun Empire, the city was dominated by the Goths (493-560), the Avars (560-800), the Franks (800-880). For 880-889 years became Hungarian territory.

The first written attestation of Pest dates from 1148, was built on the ruins of the city's Contraaquincum. From the thirteenth century towns began to flourish, but this is off the Mongol invasion in 1241, when both were on fire. King Béla IV rebuilt the two cities. He moved the capital to Óbuda. He built a stone fortress of resistance against the Mongol invasion in 1285. The town became known worldwide in 1279, when the Council takes Buda.

Construction of the palace and fortress of Buda was started by Sigismund of Luxemburg in 1417, with a predominantly German population. From this comes the name of Ofen, Buda used parallel. The city reached its peak as Matthias Corvinus.

In 1526 the Turks captured Buda, freeing the Christian armies in the city only since 1686. Emperor Leopold I granted the privilege of free city in 1703 and both Pest and Buda, the latter being officially declared the capital city.

After the unification of the three cities (Óbuda, Buda, Pest), Budapest was divided into 10 sectors and was designed in such a systematic way in terms of politics, as in case of necessity to be governed and hence the entire Austro -ungară.În 1930, taking into account population growth, have not yet been created four sectors, two in Budapest, Pest County and two in the capital. On 1 January 1950 Budapest was united with the county seven cities and 16 municipalities as a large number had increased to 22 sectors.

Today the Hungarian capital occupies a territory of 525 km ². The minimum height is 96 meters (at the rate of the middle Danube water) and has a maximum altitude of Mount János, its summit is 527 meters.

The city is divided by the Danube, which crosses the Hungarian capital in a north-south. The contrast is obvious and geographically, the right side of the river lies the hills, mountains and the plain of Pest on the left side, with small dâmburi to the northeast, where I begin Dâmburile Gödöllő.

Buda side of living area and rest of the city, the economic zones in the north and south, and Pest is the administrative, commercial and industrial, with large residential neighborhoods and large entertainment establishments.

In Budapest the Danube area are three islands. Among them is the biggest city south of Csepel Island, its northern part being the twenty-first century, whose official name is the Csepel, just like the name of the island. As size is followed by Margarita Island, with many historical riches, and the smallest in size is Óbuda Island, actual and Hajógyári-Sziget (Island shipyard). In the immediate vicinity of the area north of the city is admistrative Szentendrei Island, which takes up Dunakanyar (curvature of the Danube).

Budapest is located in the temperate zone, being a city with temperate continental transition, the average annual temperature is 11.0 ° C. The hottest month is July, the average temperature reaching 21 ° C. Capital is a wind-free, thanks to the Carpathian Mountains and the trans-Danubian Mountains. Dominant wind direction is Northwest. Autumn, the lack of wind lead to heavy fog increases.

Budapest is the center of Hungary's road system and one of the most important railway hubs in central Europe. Budapest Ferihegy Airport serves the city and has three passenger terminals: Ferihegy 1, Ferihegy 2A and Ferihegy 2B. The airport is located in the eighteenth-Pestszentimre Pestszentlőrinc.










Budapest | Budapest dubbed the "Paris of the East", "Bride of the Danube" or "Pearl of the Danube is Hungary's capital.

Buda was founded by the Celts on the right bank of the Danube, at the time called the Ak-Ink

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      Giurgiulescu Silviu, couple 03/09/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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      stefan, group of friends 01/17/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      calitate




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      Neagu Maria, family with children 04/29/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Un oras minunat.




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      melania, couple 09/13/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Budapesta un oras plin de istorie,civilizat.




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      Eugen, couple 09/10/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Budapesta este un oras foarte frumos si are servicii de f buna calitate




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      Un oras foarte frumos , luminat




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      Marc Alexandra, group of friends 01/08/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Orașul este frumos, atractiv destul de ieftin.Localnicii nu cunosc limba engleză doar cei de prin localuri( barmani , ospatari)




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      Moga Alexandrina , family with children 12/28/2016DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Frumos.




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      Adriana, group of friends 12/07/2016DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Budapesta este un oras superb, sunt foarte multe locuri de vizitat.




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      Vig Silviu, group of friends 07/29/2016DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Budapesta este un oraș care impresionează.




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      Budapesta este un oraș frumos, mai ales noaptea când sunt luminate toate obiectivele turistice.




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      Budapesta merita vazuta noaptea (vezi Citadela).




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      LAVINIA, family with children 08/27/2014DIRECT BOOKING traveler

      Zona Buda este atractiva si ingrijita, in rest.... Lipsa informatii turistice (metrou greu de identificat, dificil de discutat cu cei de la bilete...)




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      Orasul este foarte curat si sunt foarte multe locuri de vizitat




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      un oras minunat, merita vizitat, in special Citadella, o imagine de ansamblu asupra orasului




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      Budapesta este foarte frumoasa! Merita vazuta!




      Thermal Baths in Budapest

      Thermal Baths In Budapest

      Budapest Metropolitan Area, HungaryOver 70 million liters of water daily outward from groundwater sources to supply many of Budapest's baths in the city. Since antiquity, the Romans took advantage of their healing virtues, and now, any citizen attending the Budapest baths in the city.

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      Budapest Chain Bridge

      Budapest Chain Bridge

      Budapest Metropolitan Area, HungaryChain Bridge in Budapest (in Hungarian Széchenyi Lánchíd named in memory of the statesman István Széchenyi) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Danube linking Buda and Pest. The first permanent bridge built across the Danube in Budapest, opened in 1849.

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      Margaret Island Budapest

      Margaret Island Budapest

      Budapest Metropolitan Area, HungarySituated on the Danube, Margaret Island has a length of 2.5 km and is a sight that attracts many tourists. Circulation of motorized vehicles is prohibited on the island (except a single line of police buses and cars), and this seems to have been an extremely wise decision because the island of Margarita became the main place for entertainment in Budapest.

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      Royal Palace in Budapest

      Royal Palace In Budapest

      Budapest Metropolitan Area, HungaryKing Bela IV started building the Royal Palace in Budapest in the thirteenth century after the Mongol invasion. The Royal Palace was destroyed and rebuilt many times.

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      Saint Stephen's Basilica Budapest

      Saint Stephen's Basilica Budapest

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      Budapest Parliament Building

      Budapest Parliament Building

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      Matthias Church Budapest

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      Budapest Metropolitan Area, HungaryMatthias Church is located in Buda and is one of the main attractions of the Hungarian capital. The church is built on the site of another church in the days of King Bela IV between 1255-1269.

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      Budapest Great Synagogue

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      Fishermen's Bastion

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      Gellert Hill and Citadel

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      Heroes Square Budapest

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