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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Budapest offers tourists much to see, do, eat


'....First, Hungary is not an eastern European country, but smack in the heart of central Europe. (Many experts say eastern Europe is nothing more than a political term.)

Budapest is divided into two areas, well, three, actually. The Danube River flows through the city, spanned by elegant bridges connecting the Buda and Pest banks. Pest is flat, business-oriented, the political stronghold and has the bulk of hotels, cafes, shops and nightlife. Buda is hilly and in the Castle District where you’ll find ancient baths and remains. The third area, Obuda, is an ancient Roman outpost....'


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