Tagged: Budapest Night Stroll

The Blue Danube

The Danube – a river that flows majestically across half a continent, gave rise to magnificent civilisations, unites countries and nourishes art wherever it appears. It was the famous Austrian composer, Johann Strauss who...

Gellert Hill and the Citadel

Gellert Hill overlooking downtown Budapest, is a spectacle by itself. The shape of the dolomite hill was formed mostly by the tectonic fault lines running along the path of the River Danube. Gellert Hill...

Elizabeth Bridge, the new improved version

Elizabeth Bridge, fast and furious

Elizabeth bridge (or Elisabeth Bridge) was originally built in 1897-1903, so after the Chain Bridge, Margaret Bridge and Liberty bridges. It was named for Empress Elizabeth of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Hungarians great favourite,...