Budapest Day 2: We Saw the Beast . . . September 3rd 2007 A Sunday is no way to discover a city and today we spent the lion's share of our time visiting the lower Pest 's lion-fronted landmarks.
We started the morning bright and early at 4:30AM, leaving the digs at the Hilton at about 6AM and visiting into the North of the Castle area, not to visit as we later did in the day, but to hit up the Mammut Shopping Center for some vittles. With considerabl ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Central Hungary » Budapest » Pest Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more