A museum in the subway? Next to the ticket kiosk.
The trams are there for you the second you step on the curb….they are everywhere!
Making traditional Hungarian foods in a wood stove.
Tram 2 running the length of the Danube River.
Statue after statue, after statue! They have put statues everywhere in Budapest!
Lamppost at the entrance of the Chain Bridge.
The Chain Bridge from across the tram track.
The Chain Bridge
One of the huge lion statues guarding the Chain Bridge
President & his delegation from Poland meeting with the president of Hungary at the Gresham Hotel.
View of the present Houses of Parliament from the Chain Bridge.
Chain Bridge decorated with flags for the visit of the Polish Delegation.
Lion statue guarding the Chain Bridge.
Chain Bridge over the Danube
Tram running along the bank of the Danube.
Tram running along the embankment of the Danube.
On the embankment of the Danube.
Buildings along the embankment of the Danube.
Zoomed view of the Houses of Parliament from across the Danube.
View of the buildings at the foot of Buda Hill taken from the Chain Bridge.
Looking up the Danube from the Chain Bridge to the Margaret Bridge – named after Saint Margaret, (1242–1270), the daughter of King Béla IV. [Yeah, we are talking REALLY old city here….]
View across the Danube toward the Calvinist Church.
Close-up of the Calvinist Church.
Tram in front of the Market Building
Fovam Square on Fovam ter [street?].
Gorgeous spring primroses and crocus for sale!
Another plaza – another statue of a guy…. 😉
Ok, this guy looks just like a friend of mine!
School children on tour and learning about statue in front of the Hungarian National Museum.
Road next to the Hungarian National Museum.
Tracery of tree branches.
Latest movie poster!
Subway map…….we only went on the subway once…with our guides!
Looking up the track for the train.
Coffee kiosk in the Eastern Train Station.
One of the lobbies at the side in the Eastern Train Station.
Spar market in Budapest! We had Spar in South Africa!!!
Find the Golden Arches….they look a little differently placed than what you might be used to, but they pop up everywhere!
Walking in the side streets.
Tiny side street.
The old and the new.
Back at the Hotel Gellért.
A larger selection of my photos of Budapest.
Crossing the Liberty Bridge over the Danube River going towards the Buda side of Budapest, Hungary.
Liberty Bridge – Budapest
The Gellért is an Art-Nouveau building with huge draped windows in the breakfast room [the size of a ballroom!] overlooking the Danube. Lots of old world ambiance. Located on the quiet side of Budapest.
Gellert Hotel & Spa – Budapest
Handheld – but you can still see our balcony on the top floor to the left of the tower. Gellért Hotel, Budapest, Hungary.
Close-up of Gellert Hotel – Budapest