Budapest Sports Arena is an arena in Budapest, Hungary. It is primarily used for ice hockey. Budapest Sports Arena opened in 2003 and holds 12,500 people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Budapest Sports Arena"
Dohány Street Synagogue, Budapest (Dohány utcai Zsinagóga) the world 2nd largest synagogue , practising neolog Judaism, in downtown Budapest, on the Small Boulevard, with seating for 3000 people. It is Europe's largest functioning Synagogue, with a length of 75 m and a width of 27 m. It was built in Romantic style between 1854– 1859, by the plans of Ludwig Förster; its interior and equipment partly by the ideas of Frigyes Feszl. In front of it the Theodor Herzl Square is located. Next to it the Jewish Religious and Historical Collection, behind it a Holocaust Memorial is to be found. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dohány Street Synagogue"
Keleti pályaudvar or Eastern Railway Station is the largest railway station in Budapest. It can be found in the 8th district ( Józsefváros), on Baross Square. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eastern Railway Station (Budapest)"
Farkasréti Cemetery or Farkasrét Cemetery (Hungarian: Farkasréti temető) is one of the most famous cemeteries in Budapest. It was opened in 1894 and is noted for its spectacular sight towards the city (several people wanted it more to be a resort area than a cemetery). ...more on Wikipedia about "Farkasréti Cemetery"
The Halászbástya of Fishermen's Bastion is a terrace in neo-gothic style situated on the Buda bank of the the Danube, on the Castle hill in Budapest, around Matthias Church. It was designed and built between 1895 and 1902 by the plans of Frigyes Schulek. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fisherman's Bastion"
The Franz Liszt Academy of Music (in Hungarian: Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem or simply Zeneakadémia, Music Academy) is an university in Budapest, Hungary. ...more on Wikipedia about "Franz Liszt Academy of Music"
Gellért fürdő or Gellért Baths, in full name: Gellért Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool, is one of the most beautiful and most elegant baths in Budapest, built in 1918, in Art Nouveau style. It includes thermal pools and saunas (separately for men and women), an open-air swimming pool with artificial waves (for 10 minutes in every hour) and an effervescent swimming pool. A wide range of medical services is also available. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gellért Baths" You've Got Questions. We've Got http://www.shortopedia.com.
The Hungarian Academy of Sciences (in short: HAS, in Hungarian: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia) was founded in 1825, when Count István Széchenyi offered one year's income of his estate for the purposes of a Learned Society at a district session of the Diet in Bratislava (seat of the Hungarian Parliament at the time), and his example was followed by other delegates. Its task was specified as the development of the Hungarian language and the study and propagation of the sciences and the arts in Hungarian. It received its current name in 1845. Its central building was inaugurated in 1865, in neo-Renaissance style. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hungarian Academy of Sciences"
The Hungarian Parliament Building ( hu: Országház) is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, one of the world's greatest legislative buildings, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination of Budapest. It lies in Kossuth Lajos Square, right on the bank of the Danube. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hungarian Parliament Building"
The Hungarian State Opera House ( Hungarian: Magyar Állami Operaház) is one the most splendid examples of Neorenaissance architecture. It is located in Pest, a part of Budapest, in the VI. District ( Terézváros) at Andrássy út 20. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hungarian State Opera House"
Kerepesi Cemetery or Kerepes Cemetery (Hungarian: Kerepesi temető, official name: Fiumei úti nemzeti sírkert, ie. "Fiume Road National Graveyard") is the most famous cemetery in Budapest. It is one of the oldest churchyards in Hungary which has been preserved in its contiguous entity. Founded in 1847, it is one of the biggest National Pantheons in Europe and the biggest outdoor statue park with its area of about 56 hectares. It is sometimes referred to as the Père Lachaise of Budapest. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kerepesi Cemetery"
Kisstadion is an arena in Budapest, Hungary. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of the MAC Napstadion Budapest. Kisstadion opened in 1960 and holds 15,000 people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kisstadion"
The Lakihegy Tower is a 314 metre (1,031 ft.) high radio mast at Budapest-Lakihegy. Lakihegy tower was built in 1933 and was at its erection time Europe's highest structure. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lakihegy Tower"
This is a list of cemeteries in Budapest. The most famous of them is Kerepesi Cemetery, one of the biggest national pantheons in Europe, where several Hungarian notables are buried in ornate monuments. The second most significant may be Farkasréti Cemetery, including the graves of further illustrious people. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of cemeteries in Budapest"
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St Stephen's Basilica (Szent István-bazilika in Hungarian) is an ecclesiastic basilica in Budapest, Hungary. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary (c. 975– 1038), whose mummified fist is housed in the reliquary. ...more on Wikipedia about "Saint Stephen's Basilica"
Déli pályaudvar or Southern Railway Station is the third largest railway station of Budapest, after Keleti pályaudvar and Nyugati pályaudvar. It can be found in the 1st district. ...more on Wikipedia about "Southern Railway Station (Budapest)"
Stadium Puskás Ferenc ( Hungarian: Puskás Ferenc-stadion) is a multi-use stadium in Budapest, Hungary. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The all-seater stadium officially holds 68,976 but due to the appalling condition of the upper stands, no more than 44,000 are allowed in. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stadium Puskás Ferenc"
Szoborpark or Statue Park is a park in the outskirts of Budapest with a gathering of monumental Soviet-era statues. These include statues of Lenin, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, as well as local Hungarian Communist leaders such as Béla Kun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Statue Park (Budapest)"
The Széchenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest (Széchenyi-gyógyfürdő) is the largest medicinal bath in Europe. Its water is supplied by two thermal springs, their temperature is 74 and 77 degrees, respectively. ...more on Wikipedia about "Széchenyi Medicinal Bath"
The Timewheel (Időkerék) is the world's largest hourglass. Situated next to City Park, right of the famed Heroes' Square, just behind the Palace of Art (Műcsarnok) in Budapest, Hungary. It is made of granite, steel, and glass, and weighs 60 tons. The " sand" (actually glass granules) flows from the upper to the lower glass chamber for one year. The last few grams of sand flow through at exactly midnight on New Year's Eve and the Timewheel is then turned 180 degrees so the flow of the sand can resume for the next year. The turning is done by manual power using steel cables and it takes roughly 45 minutes for 4 people to complete the half turn. The Timewheel was unveiled on 1 May 2004 to commemorate the historic enlargement of the European Union that also admitted Hungary (along with some other former East European communist countries) to the EU. ...more on Wikipedia about "Timewheel"
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Vajdahunyad Castle, or Vajdahunyad vára, is a castle in City Park, Budapest, Hungary, that was built between 1896 and 1908, designed by Ignác Alpár. It is a copy in part of a castle in Transylvania, Romania, that is also called Vajdahunyad, though is also a mix of Hungarian architectural styles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vajdahunyad Castle"
Nyugati pályaudvar or Western Railway Station in the northern part of the old town of Budapest. It is one of the three main railway stations of Budapest (together with Keleti pályaudvar and Déli pályaudvar) and can be found in the 6th district. ...more on Wikipedia about "Western Railway Station (Budapest)"
Zero Kilometre Stone is a 3 m high limestone sculpture in Budapest, forming a zero sign and reading only "KM". This statue denotes the place from which all the highways in Hungary are measured. The starting point was initially reckoned from the threshold of the Buda Royal Palace, but it was taken down to the Széchenyi Chain Bridge when it was built in 1849. ...more on Wikipedia about "Zero Kilometre Stone (Budapest)"
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