Budapest Trip 2006

11th April 2006 - 18th April 2006



Across the Danube from Buda, with the Parliament building, Gellert Hill and and Castle Hill visible


Monument to Imre Nagy symbolizing his 1956 defection from the side of Communism to that of the people


Liberty Square and the obelisk commemorating Red Army soldiers who died during the siege of Budapest 1944-45


The bridgehead of Chain Bridge


View of Chain Bridge and the Parliament from Castle Hill


The Parliament Building


St Stephen's Basilica


The truly magnificent interior of St Stephen's Basilica


Buda apartment walls colourfully decorated by graffiti artists


Advertisement decorates an apartment mural


The Byzantine-Moorish Great Synagogue in central Pest, the largest in Europe


Bronze sculpture in the Castle Gardens


Parliament building and the statue of Ferenc II Rkczi, who led one of the earliest revolts against the Hapsburgs in 1703-11


Parliament building bathed in late afternoon sunshine


Parliament building at night


Chain Bridge and its distinctive stone lions, Castle Hill visible in the background


View (in not so perfect lighting and weather conditions) of the Danube from Gellrt Hill showing Elizabeth Bridge (foreground), Chain Bridge and Margaret Bridge


View Chain Bridge viewed from above the Funicular Railway


Castle Hill across the Danube from Pest, St Mtys Church and Fishermen's Bastion clearly visible


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