Not-Only-Hitchhikers’ Guide to Budapest

I have planned it for a while to photograph Budapest’s lights and sights in the night. Few days before and later on New Year’s Eve I managed to take some night walks to the Danube with my friends and take some nice photos.

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First we took a few shots of the new National Theatre with my friend Máté. Approaching the building from the back entrance we immediately found some views worth taking.

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Then we shot some interesting pictures from the park.

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We had plenty of plans so we crossed the river to Buda, near the Margit bridge, hoping to catch the light-tram! This year we had missed the tram, but we could take some piccies of the bridge itself as it didn’t move so fast. J

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Then we took some pictures of the Parliament and a nice view of the city’s sights and then walked towards the Chain bridge.

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We tried to record the theme from several views. Naturally we couldn’t miss the Castle tunnel either. Time flew by fast, our fingers started to turn black so we called it a day.

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The next time I visited the Danube on New Year’s Eve with my other friend Norbi. This time we photographed the city from the Pest side, sometimes in thick fog.

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Between the Chain bridge and the Margit bridge there is a memorial for the victims who were shot into the Danube during WW2, we took some photos here.

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The we visited the most famous sights like the Fishermen’s Bastillon, Matthias Church and the Caste.

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Then we took the Parliament from another viewpoint, then said goodbye to the city at the Margit bridge. .

7 thoughts on “Not-Only-Hitchhikers’ Guide to Budapest”

  1. Thank you. Some dramatic shots there.

    I’ve never seen the shoe memorial before.

    (Are we doing science fiction based titles at the moment. Blake’s … Hitchhikes Guide … etc?)

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