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Colors of Budapest - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Budapest Local people impress travelers with their cheerfulness and positive attitude. Despite funny and playful nature, they are distinguished by high spirituality. People here devote much time to self-education and cherish all old traditions of their ancestors. Many people call Budapest the city of dance and music as during a year the city hosts numerous national holidays and festivals.
Buda Castle is one of the most striking sights of the city. This is a unique historical monument, which was built in the 15th century. The castle is located on a fortifying hill. There are … Open
Perhaps, Revolution Day is the most beloved and cherished holiday. It is celebrated annually on March 15. For several days the city dives into the atmosphere of joy and euphoria. This is the way the inhabitants of Budapest celebrate this great event that took place in 1848. Love to energetic dancing and other entertainments is another feature of the local population. Many citizens prefer spending their leisure time at dancing schools – they are truly not indifferent to this amazing art.
Locals are very friendly. They greet absolutely everyone, even strangers in public transport. Tourists, who face the residents of the city near the entrance of a store or when they decide to visit one of the local coffee houses, should also express a greeting. People in Budapest are very romantic. Guests of the city simply can’t fail to notice their thrilling and caring attitude to their home city, which is also full of charm and friendly to its guests. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Travelers are highly recommended to purchase a special discount card. It entitles you to have discounted rates on public transport, museums, amusement parks, zoos and other cultural … Open
Autumn in Budapest is full of interesting celebrations. During this period the city is always attended by many travelers. For example, the opening of the Week of Music starts on September 25. During seven days young musicians demonstrate their talents to all guests of the festival. There is an international gastronomic congress in October, which traditionally attracts gourmets and connoisseurs of wine from all over the world. The November’s greatest holiday is Festival of young wine. There are also several interesting celebrations in winter. Tourists will enjoy their trip to the city if they visit Budapest on Christmas Eve, when the city hosts a grand fair trade.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Budapest
♥   Szent István király bazilika társszékesegyház Budapest-Szentistvánváros, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kisboldogasszony-templom Máriaremete, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nagyboldogasszony Bazilika Máriabesnyő, 26 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nagyboldogasszony székesegyház Vác, 30.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nagyboldogasszony és Szent Adalbert főszékesegyház Esztergom-Vár, 42.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Szent István székesegyház Bazilika Székesfehérvár, 61.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nagyboldogasszony Bazilika Matraverebély-Szentkut, 75.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Budapest
♥   Castle 'Buda Castle Budapest' , 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Visegrád Castle' , 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Esztergom Castle' , 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drégely Castle' , 57.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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High marble columns and carved arches, beautiful marble finishes and elegant stained-glass windows, lined with elaborate mosaic baths and paired - a very aristocratic and refined atmosphere reigns here. The most popular among visitors is a lower tier, where there is a hammam, a sauna and three baths with water of different temperatures. Today, clients of the bath complex are provided with many additional services, they can enjoy massage sessions or take a mud bath and swim in the chic pool with a sliding roof. … Read further
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Budapest. Learn the best periods to visit Budapest to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Budapest.
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