Category Archives: Hungary

Castle Hill @ Budapest Hungary

Spending a day in Castle Hill gives you an ultimate Budapest experience.  Historical sites, castle, museums, funicular rides, cafes, quaint little houses, underground tunnels and stunning panoramic views are all conveniently accessible with the buses (16 & 16 a) that circulate around the hill.  All you need to do is hop and hop off at your desired location.     The places of interest include :  Continue reading

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St Stephen’s Basilica @ Budapest Hungary

I visited St Stephen’s Basilica on foot as it’s not too far away from Wombats Hostel where I was staying.  The church was named after Hungary’s first king, King Stephen and it took more than 50 years to build.  It was a beautiful day and the church seemed even more stunning with a dazzling blue sky as the backdrop.  The gilded interior too was opulent with red marbles and plenty of glimmering.     Continue reading

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Wombats Hostel @ Budapest Hungary

Wombats Hostel in Budapest is an excellent choice for those travelling alone and for those that are on a budget as it can’t be located more centrally than within 10 minutes walk to the major transportation hub of Deak Ferenc ter Station, where 3 major metro lines meet and many buses and trams depart from there.  5 Star hotels such as Le Meridien are located in the same vicinity so you can imagine how strategic the location is.
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