Wednesday, June 25, 2008

More Photos (II) of Budapest, Hungary (June 13-15, 2008)

Heroes' Square at the end of Andrassy Boulevard was built to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Magyar conquest. The 2.5km long Andrassy Boulevard is lined with beautiful 19th century buildings that have been converted into shops and restaurants.
The famous Szechenyi Baths, where locals can be seen playing chess in the many pools
A striking statue in the city park in Pest
Now a museum, the House of Terror at 60 Andrassy Boulevard once served as the party headquarters of the Hungarian Nazis and later housed the State Security Authority during the Soviet occupation
An ornate doorway on Andrassy Boulevard Gerbeaud, an elegant Viennese-style pastry and coffee house, has been in business since the late 19th century

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