Travel Blogs from Budapest
... the funicular back down to the Chain Bridge and walked back to Andrassy Avenue via St Stephen's. From there, Agnes drove us up the Avenue to Heroes Square
Heroes Square houses a collection of magnificent statues and the Millennium Column that represent Hungary's history since Arbad first settled next to the Danube in 896AD, through to the last great Hungarian leader, Lajos Kossuth who led the Hungarians against the Austrians ...
... We had all been looking forward to this part of our trip, as it seemed like one of the main Budapest attractions but found ourselves a little disappointed. We thought there would have been more there, than what there actually was. So we headed back towards the Pest side of the city again. Turned out we had to take another detour to get back as the main bridge was closed, and race cars were zooming across it as part of the labour day ...
... there are large groups or you arrive late, they have to join you with other parties. We noted that attire varies widely: from men in sport coats and slacks to blue jeans. Personally, the two of us tend to dress up rather than down.
After dinner, we enjoyed a wonderful short cruise up and down the Danube. All of the main buildings on both the Buda and Pest sides were illuminated. The ship had music playing while local liquor was served. ...
... but didn't have the space to carry them. I did get another one of the chocolate cake balls that are absolutely delicious. I made a huge effort to remember their name, but it is no use! Starts with a K. Has what tastes like kirsch in it (some are quite boozy). Overall they are delicious, a staple of my diet here, along with mulled wine!
Then, as it is cold out, I went to the Szechenyi baths, and soaked for about an hour and a half. There are more than 20 pools to visit, ...
We arrive in Budapest around 3pm on Tuesday 22 October. We decide we want to walk to the hostel as we'd been sitting on the train for a few hours. We get to our hostel which is pretty easy to find and begin our walk up 133 stairs! Hawaii (the lays that runs the hostel) meets us half way and takes one of our suitcases. When we get up we sit down with her and she tells us all about Budapest and shows us many places on the map. We get into our room, unpack, and relax for a bit. We ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed