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Exploring Budapest

March 21st 2005
Budapest is a beautiful city to explore by foot. One of the first things we came across was the statue of the Little Princess (Kiskiralylany Szobor). The Széchenyi Chain bridge was the first permanent bridge between Buda and Pest across the Danube. The bridge was opened in 1849 and everyone -even the nobility (previously exempt from all taxation)- had to pay a toll to use it. ... read more
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Hungarian Flag 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
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