River Ships on the Danube at Budapest

Posted in Budapest Photos by arpiboy on August 15th, 2007

In Summer time there are many river ships on the Danube river at Budapest. I show you two of them Amadeus and Danubia. They ar on the Buda bank of the river close to the Castle district.

river ships Budapest

Tropicarium Budapest Campona Mall

Posted in Budapest Tours by arpiboy on April 20th, 2007

Tropicarium Budapest photo
On the May 26, 2000, the largest aquarium in Central Europe, 3000 square meter known as the Tropicarium- Oceanarium, opened in Budapest, Hungary.

campona mall budapest
Ticket Prices:
Adults – HUF 1700
Adults over 62 years and children between 4-14. – HUF 1000

Tropicarium Budapest
Campona Shopping Center
1222 Budapest Nagytetenyi street 37-45
Tel: +36 1 424-3053
Web: www.tropicarium.hu

Sofitel Hotel Budapest

Posted in Budapest Hotels,Night Photos by arpiboy on April 17th, 2007

Sofitel Budapest
Sofitel Hotel Budapest by night from the Chain Bridge. You can see the Lunar Eclipse above the hotel.

Budapest Zoo

Posted in Budapest Parks by arpiboy on April 3rd, 2007

Budapest Zoo info

budapest zoo photo
The gate, entrence of the Budapest Zoo in the City Park close to the Heroes’ Square. The Hungarian name of the palce is Allatkert and it is a popular to families with child mostly in the summer season.

The Budapest Zoo is real old-fashioned zoo with all modern conveniences. The buildings were designed in the late 19th century and they still show their original design. It has more than 700 animal species and numerous plants from all around the world. The latest addition to the zoo’s collection is the wombat. The zoo presents the flora and fauna of Hungary as well. Children love to spend time with interactive games and getting to know the animal kingdom. It’s not only a zoo but a great place to relax and take a stroll in the botanical garden.

Chain Bridge Budapest

Posted in Night Photos by arpiboy on February 25th, 2007

Chain Bridge Budapest
The Chain Bridge itself deserves closer inspection. The first permanent bridge across the Danube river the Chain Bridge was built in 1840 under auspices of Istvan Szechenyi. One of the architectural wonders of its time only England could boast of similar achievements. No wonder that Albion provided the model. Hungary was just experiencing an outbreak of Anglomania at that time.

The flights of international airlines are arranged according to the specific schedule. There are a number of UK-based airlines which offer london flights in the reasonable airfares. The passengers are facilitated with the cheap flights to new york by different international airlines. The flight tracking system is used to find out the exact route of the specific location.

Budapest Marriott Hotel

Posted in Budapest Hotels by arpiboy on February 3rd, 2007

Hotel Marriott Budapest
Marriott Budapest Hotel by night

The hotel situated on the Pest side of Budapest on the “Duna Corso” close to the Hotel Intercontinental and the Sofitel Hotel. All of the rooms has nice view to the Danube and some of them to the Gellert Hill. The Marriott is close to the city centre and the famous Vaci street and Vorosmarty square with a connection to the subway.

Apaczai Csere Janos street 4.
Budapest, 1052 Hungary
Phone: 36 1 486 5000
Fax: 36 1 266 5000

BKV – Public Transport Budapest

Posted in Budapest Info by arpiboy on January 13th, 2007

Budapest has an efficient public transport network made up more than 180 buses, 14 trolley buses, 29 tram and the 3 subway lines. In general the buses, trolleys, trams operate between 4:30 am and 11 pm. The three subway lines intersect at Deak ter (Deak square) in the Budapest city center. Subways run at 2-15 minutes intervals from 4:30 am to 11:10 pm.
The local suburban train (HEV) can be used to travel out to Csepel Island in the south of Budapest and to nearby Szentendre, Godolo and Rackeve.
Maps sited at the entrances to subway stations give  a comprehensive overview of the entire public transport network in Budapest. Conditions of travel are also included in German and English.
BKV public transport is available free of charge to retired citizens of other EU Member countries too.
Tickets can be purchased at subway stations, ticket machines, tobacconists and newsagents. Best to buy your tickets at a subway station because there you have a choice of several types of tickets and various passes.
Single ticket (230 HUF) valid for bus, tram, trolley, subway, cogwheel railway for the entire length of the journey as well as the suburban within the administrative limits of Budapest.
For more information you can visit the official website of BKV.

Octagon – Oktogon

Posted in Night Photos by arpiboy on January 5th, 2007

Octagon Budapest (Oktogon) with Christmas lihghts

Andrassy street from the Octagon

Las Vegas Casino Budapest

Posted in Budapest Hotels by arpiboy on December 30th, 2006

The Casino Las Vegas is in the building of Hotel Sofitel Budapest right at the Chain Bridge in the Pest bank of the Danube.

Fishermen’s Bastion

Posted in Budapest Castle by arpiboy on December 19th, 2006

Fishermen’s Bastion Budapest
Built on medieval foundations. Fishermen’s Bastion is a series stairways and corridors between two corner bastions which connect Hunyadi Janos street with Trinity Square (Szentharomsag ter).

The open galleries are supported by columns and there are parapetted terraces at the top. The edifice was constructed between 1895 and 1902 to design by Frigyes Schulek. Seriously damaged during the Word War II (WWII), Fishermen’s Bastion was restored 1954 by Laszlo Boros.

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