Archive for November, 2006

Rent a Car Budapest

Posted in Car Rental Budapest by arpiboy on November 30th, 2006

Car rental is easy in Budapest, Hungary.
A selection of larger car rental companies:

  • Americana
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Hertz

In general, all car rental companies require that the person renting a vehicle is at least 21 years old, has had at least driving experience of one year, has a valid driving license and passport.
All the major rent a car companies have an office at Ferihegy International Airport Budapest. Brochures on rent a car options are available from hotel reception desks and Tourinform offices.

There are minor car rental companies as well like Steverent. Or you can hire limousine airport transfer from Limo Hungary.

Time Wheel Budapest

Posted in Budapest Photos by arpiboy on November 27th, 2006

time wheel pudapest photo
The Time Wheel Budapest commissioned by the government of the Hungarian Republic and it was built with its support to mark Hungary’s entry to the European Union on the first of May, 2004.
Time wheel situated at the City Park Budapest near to the Heroes Square.

Spoon Cafe Budapest

Posted in Budapest Restaurants by arpiboy on November 26th, 2006

Spoon Cafe & Lounge the boat.

Spoon Cafe Photo
In the heart of Budapest, near to the leg of the Chain Bridge Danube River stations one of the most interesting modern establishment of Budapest. Spoon Cafe & Lounge is a 75 meters long three-decker docked boat on the Danube with a unique interior design. Spoon Cafe is beloved by many foreigners living in Hungary and by those who are looking for quality entertainment in Budapest. Two restaurants, a huge panoramic open terrace, convertible winter garden, five bars and Oriental bar underwater guarantees comfort and relaxation.

Spoon Cafe & Lounge Budapest
H-1052 Budapest In front of the Hotel Intercontinental Hotel
Tel: +36 (1) 411-0933

Robinson Restaurant Budapest

Posted in Budapest Restaurants by arpiboy on November 25th, 2006

Robinson Restaurant
The Robinson Restaurant is a unique attraction in Budapest, Hungary in the heart of Budapest with its own island on the City Park lake near by the Heroes Square, Museum of Applied Arts, Amusement Park, Budapest Zoo, Metropolitan Circus, and the Art Gallery.

Robinson restaurant Budapest
The Mediterranean milieu, family like atmosphere with live latin guitar music in the evening awaits all guests. In the summer there is a beautiful view from the open air terrace to the Budapest City Park Lake with its own fountain, in wintertime the fireplace ensures the special surroundings for the culinary delicacy.

During wintertime the capacity of the Robinson restaurant is 80 people while there are 100 seats more in summertime when the terrace is open.
Robinson restaurant is an ideal place for both: business lunch and candle light dinner. Events are organized on demand.

Robinson Restaurant won a few awards like these:

Robinson best restaurant award
Best Mediterranean Restaurants in the best of Budapest survey 2004.

robinson award
Robinson amongst the best outdoor dining restaurants in the best of Budapest survey 2004.

robinson award Laszlo Arpad
Arpad Laszlo as the restauranteur of the year 2004 award.

The Robinson Restaurant Budapest has some really famous guests like:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Bovie, David Copperfield, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Redford, Sylvester Stallone, and many more.

1146 Budapest, Varosligeti to
Tel: +36 1 422-0222; 422-0224

Mechwart Liget Budapest

Posted in Budapest Parks by arpiboy on November 25th, 2006

mechwart liget
Mechwart liget is a small park in the second district of Budapest close to the Mammut Mall.

Ludwig Museum Budapest

Posted in Museums in Budapest by arpiboy on November 23rd, 2006

10th anniversary of the Ludwig Museum Budapest.

Museum of the contemporary art.

Saturday, 25 of November 2006

H-1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.
Phone: (36-1) 555 3444
Fax: (36-1) 555 3458

Palace of Arts Budapest by Night

Posted in Night Photos by arpiboy on November 21st, 2006

palace of arts budapest
Palace of Arts Budapest – New National Concert Hall

The Palace of Arts changing its color by night

Anonymous Sculpture Budapest

Posted in Budapest Photos by arpiboy on November 19th, 2006

Anonymus Sculpture photo
Anonymus sculpture in the Vajdahunyad Castle in the Budapest City Park.

Budapest Trams – Siemens Combino Photo

Posted in Budapest Photos by arpiboy on November 18th, 2006

budapest old czeh tram
The old tram on the middle of the Margaret Bridge.
siemens combino tram Budapest
The new Siemens Combino Tram on the Bridge.

If I know well the Siemens Combino tram is the longest tram in the World. We in Hungary just call this Combino the (hernyo) hernyo means worm.
Currently both tram are used on the Great Boulevard in Budapest.

Feneketlen To Budapest – Bottomless Lake

Posted in Budapest Parks by arpiboy on November 17th, 2006

feneketlen to budapest
The Feneketlen To there’s no real English word to translate, the “Bottomless lake” would be proper. Feneketlen Lake is not so deep only the name of it. There is a nice park around the lake. Today I just went there and make some photos about it. At the Feneketlen Lake there is the Park Theatre and Cafe Rolling Rock. Next to the Lake the Flamenco Hotel is.

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