Budapest Photo Diary

By Friday, March 27, 2015 ,

Hi Everyone, 
I thought today I should write about something which again is so close to my heart and I simply love doing and that is to Travel. 

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”   Anita Desai

“But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.”  Bill Bryson, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe      

These quotes exactly describe how I feel about travelling. Travelling enriches you so much and you learn so much about different cultures, food and history. So today I am going to share with you guys glimpses of Budapest

Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary and one of the largest cities in Central Europe. It is the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest's extensive World Heritage Site includes the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second-oldest metro line in the world. It has around 80 geothermal springs, the world's largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building. The city attracts about 4.4 million tourists a year, making it the 25th most popular city in the world, and the 6th in Europe, according to Euromonitor. Wikipedia.
Buda Castle seen across the Danube
View of The Chain Bridge from Buda Castle Hill
Baroque gate Buda Castle
Mathias Churuch  built in Romanesque style in 1015
Fisherman's Bastion

The modernist dome designed by Lajos Hidasi in 1961.
Buda Castle by Night
The Chain Bridge by Night and in the backdrop is Mathias Church 
Hungarian Parliament from Buda side of Budapest
Ethnographic Museum
St. Stephens Basillica
Gerbeaud Confectionery
Gellert Hill or Liberty Mountain
Liberty Statue
View from Gellert Hill

I thought I will do one post on Budapest but there are lot of pictures that I wanted to share with you guys but this post has already been too long so will do another post on Budapest and just stop here for today. Hope you guys liked it. 

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  1. lovely post and beautiful clicks dear.. the place has a vintage feel to it!! :)

  2. @Poo Jain: Thanks dear. Happy to know you liked it.

  3. Picturesque...Loved the castle by the mountain..Liberty hill
    Lovely pictures!!

  4. @Radha: Ya it is a picturesque place. Thanks for the lovely comment.

  5. Absolutely beautiful. This is what I miss from Europe, the history and beautiful architecture. As much as I search, America do not have this. The East coast gives it a good go if it, and so does San Francisco, but boy do I miss old world Europe and her beautiful history. Thank you for sharing.

  6. The architecture and landscape is so striking.

  7. @Ray F: I agree with you completely travelling through Europe is such an amazing experience.

  8. Wow...Budapest is gorgeous!! Such beautiful shots you've taken!! <3 You're making me wanna go to Budapest now!!! <3

  9. @Anshul: Thanks and yes Budapest is really beautiful even I want to go back.

  10. beautiful pictures...Budapest is very rich in architectural buildings.. loved the night pictures of buda castle and chain bridge :)

  11. @Anubhuti: Thank you. Night pictures are one of my faves as well.

  12. OMG! Beautiful pictures babe :) The whole place has such a vintage look to it!

  13. Beautiful photos! xoxo francy@