Margaret Island Budapest

Margaret Island Budapest
Margaret Island Budapest Historically inaccessible in the middle of the Danube, Margaret Island was a retreat for religious contemplation from at least the 11th century onwards. Relics of the island's past include the remains of two monastic churches and the ruins of the convent home...
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Visegrad Hungary Guide

Visegrad Citadel
History of Visegrad Hungary Saint John the Baptist Church Visegrad Visegrad (Visegrád) was always in the center of attention during history due to its favorable amenities and essential strategical role. The earliest traces of a human presence lead us to the New Stone Age, and...
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Vac Hungary Guide

Vac Hungary
Mummies of Vác Vac Mummies Hungary The exhibit in Vac (Vác), Hungary is the result of a mummy bonanza discovered during a routine restoration of the town’s Dominican church. In 1994 workers discovered a secret crypt that had been bricked up for over 200 years. Inside,...
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Vizivaros Budapest

Vizivaros Budapest
Vizivaros Budapest Between Castle Hill and the western bank of the Danube, extending north from the Chain Bridge towards Margit körút, is the area known as Viziváros or Water Town. This area gained its name in the Middle Ages due to constant flooding. It was...
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Budapest Outside City Center

Nagyteteny Palace Budapest
Nagyteteny Palace Budapest Budapest is a sprawling city and several sites in Budapest Outside City Center are well worth a visit. North of the center of Buda are the fascinating ruins of Aquincum, a town founded by the Romans in about AD 100. To the west,...
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Gellert Hill and Taban Budapest

Gellert Hill Budapest
Gellert Hill Budapest Rising steeply beside the Danube, Gellert Hill is one of Budapest's most attractive areas. From the top, at a height of 140 meters (460 ft), a beautiful view of the whole of Budapest unfolds. the Celtic Eravi, who preceded the Romans, formed...
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