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Budapest – 15 reasons why I love this place

1.Parliament  An ideal place for an evening stroll is Pest embankment. Beautifully lit Parliament and the Chain Bridge add to the atmosphere. Just beside the Parliament, you’ll find the monument dedicated to the victims of Holocaust. It consists of 60 real pairs of shoes. Here in 1944, Jews executions took place.     2. Millenary underground An obligatory point during sightseeing is Budapest underground. The first metro line was opened here in 1896 for the 1000 anniversary of the establishment of Hungarian country. It’s the oldest line in continental Europe. Old, ramshackle trains, steep escalators

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Budapest – Hungarian Parliament from the inside

I haven’t taken me much time to decide which place in Budapest to choose for the first post about this city. The one obvious and the most characteristic point which comes to my mind is Hungarian Parliament. It’s situated on the Danube bank, between two bridges – Széchenyi Chain Bridge and Margaret Bridge. Practically, in view of its height and size, it can be seen from every place in Budapest. Togehter with St. Stephens Cathedral, it’s the highest building in the Hungarian Capital. Both are 96m high and this height refers to the year

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