Budapest Hungary

Hungary (1)


Budapest – I immediately liked Budapest, it just has a good feel to it. We stayed in a small apartment off a square in the Pest area. Our apartment while well located had a bit of a drains problem and stunk so it wasn’t the most pleasant environment but this stuff happens when you’re on the road so cest la vie.

Budapest is a great old city and the are slowly restoring all the old buildings and moving on from the hard time of communism. I especially loved Momento Park (or Statue Park), the governing body of Budapest decided, with I think some foresight, to move all the  communist statues from their locations in the city to a park on the outskirts of town. Here you will find among others a giant statue of Lenin and the famous iron man running with a hammer. Getting there meant a couple of buses and a bit of a walk but is was well worth it and one of the things I best remember from this trip.

Address: corner of Balatoni út and Szabadkai utca in district XXII.
Tel: +36 1 424 7500
Opening Hours: every day from 10.00 till sunset

While in Budapest we also saw the Red Bull flying acrobatics team who performed amazing stunts over the river and ate some great food.

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