Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius

Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius
Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius - NightviewGedimino Prospektas in Naujamiestas (New Town) is an approximately 2 kilometer long street which begins at the Cathedral Square and runs the length of the lower part of Naujamiestas to the Zveryno Bridge. It was first laid in 1836. It name...
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Budapest Castle District

Royal Castle Budapest
Budapest Castle District History Fountain Budapest Castle DistrictThe hill town of Buda grew up around its castle and Mátyás Church from the 13th century onwards. At 60 meters (197 ft) above the Danube, the hill's good strategic position and natural resources made it a prize...
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Budapest Parliament and Surroundings

Parliament Building Hungary Budapest interior
Towards the end of the 18th and throughout the 19th century Pest underwent a series of huge changes. In 1838 a flood destroyed most of the rural dwellings that had occupied the area until that time. The unification of Budapest in 1873, and the 1,000-...
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Central Pest Area Budapest

Central Pest Area Budapest
Central Pest Area BudapestAt the end of the 17th century much of the Pest Area Budapest was in ruins and few residents remained. Within the next few decades, however, new residential districts appeared , which are today's mid-town suburbs. In the 19th-century, redevelopment schemes introduced...
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Varosliget Budapest Area

Varosliget City Park Varosliget Park BudapestVarosliget (Városliget) or City Park, was once an area of marshland, which served as a royal hunting ground. Leopold I gave the land to the town Pest, but it was in the mid-18th century, under Maria Theresa, when draining of the...
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Kaunas Guide Outside Old Town

Although Kaunas Old Town has the visitor plenty to offer when enjoying a city trip. Interwar architecture, unique museums and parks, statues and so on. Take a trolleybus, use one of the two funiculars or simply stroll and discover some hidden gems in Kaunas Guide....
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Marshal Street Warsaw

Zacheta Warsaw near Marshal Street Zacheta WarsawThe monumental Zacheta building was constructed between 1899 and 1903, on behalf of the Society for the Promotion of Fine Art (Towarzystwo Zachety Sztuk Pieknych), though usually it is simply abbreviated to Zacheta.  The Neo-Renaissance design was by Stefan...
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Lazienki Park Warsaw

Around Lazienki Park Lazienki Park WarsawThe area around Lazienki Park in Warsaw includes parks, palaces and other historic buildings, museums and government departments. Extending south from Three Crosses (Trzech Krzyzy) Square, the main thoroughfare is Ujazdowskie Avenue, along which the former residences of Polish aristocrats...
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