BUDAPEST
Preben S. Kristensen
09/01/2005
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Violinists playing Vivaldi on Fishermen's Bastion.
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Harpist playing in front of Fishermen's Bastion on Castle Hill.
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Decorative detail on Castle Hill.
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A leisurely tour by horse and carriage is one of the most pleasant ways of seeing the Castle Hill area.
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Baroque houses and cobbled streets combine to make Castle Hill one of the most picturesque areas of Budapest.
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Portraits on the spot in Vörösmarty Square.
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The Gresham Palace, one of the great art nouveau buildings of the city, before restoration. It is now the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace and has been restored to its former glory.
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Imre Varga: "Strollers in the Rain" in Óbuda.
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Sculptural figures await restoration in the courtyard of the Café New York.
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In 1991, in Dob útca (one of the main streets of the area turned into the Jewish Ghetto in the Second World War), a memorial was erected to the Swiss emissary, Carl Lutz, who (along with the Swede, Raoul Wallenberg) risked his life to issue protective pas
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The Lukács café, on Andrássy útca used to be a meeting place for the secret police, who worked in the so-called House of Terror just down the road (and now a museum), but it is an old-fashioned haven. The interior has now been changed
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The café of the Gellért Hotel. Gellért.
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The café of the Gellért Hotel. Gellért.
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The Café New York was once one of the best coffee houses in Budapest: opened in 1894, it became the favourite haunt of artists and writers. It has now been completely restored.
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The Café New York was once one of the best coffee houses in Budapest: opened in 1894, it became the favourite haunt of artists and writers. It has now been completely restored.
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The Restaurant Gundel was once the most famous restaurant in Budapest, owned by Karoly Gundel. It is considered one of the finest restaurants in Budapest.
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Barman in Restaurant Gundel.
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Kacsa Restaurant in Buda is small, intimate restaurant Opposite the Király Baths.
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Ráckóczi Market Hall. This is one of five halls that were opened on the same day at the end of the last century.
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Market sellers at the Ráckóczi market.
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Market sellers at the Ráckóczi market.
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Market sellers at the Ráckóczi market.
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A street market.
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A street market.
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A street market.