Panorama of the Hungarian capital Budapest with the Danube, Chain Bridge and the Parliament Building

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest at Twilight

The Hungarian capital Budapest used to be two separate cities lying on the the opposite banks of the Danube: Buda and Pest. They were merged in 1873 and the new entity was aptly named “Budapest”. Before the merger of Buda and Pest into one city, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge connected them. It was completed in 1849 and it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary. […]

The Parliament Building in Budapest and the Danube at Dawn (Hungary)

The Parliament Building in Budapest and the Danube at Dawn, Hungary

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest is one of the most popular landmarks of the Hungarian capital city. I would even say that it’s one of the most beautiful buildings in the whole of Europe.