• Watch: Zsolnay Tile Brightens Budapest’s Skyline

    Watch: Zsolnay Tile Brightens Budapest’s Skyline

    • 9 Feb 2021 8:19 AM

    "Budapest’s skyline is full of buildings topped with colorful tiles. It graces the roofs of iconic structures like Great Market Hall and Matthias Church, which required five railway wagons full of roof tiles delivered to the construction site. These tiles were all manufactured right in Hungary at the Zsolnay Porcelain Factory.

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  • Xploring Hungary Video: Gemenc Forest

    Xploring Hungary Video: Gemenc Forest

    • 8 Feb 2021 7:59 AM

    The wildly romantic landscape of Gemenc Forest is a unique forest found between Szekszárd and Baja. It belongs to the Danube- Drava National Park and it is the only remaining tidal area in Hungary.

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  • Xploring Budapest Video: Hármashatár-Hegy

    Xploring Budapest Video: Hármashatár-Hegy

    • 5 Feb 2021 11:04 AM

    The Hármashatár-hegy (the name can be translated into something like “Three Border Mountain”) got its name in the 19th century, as this was the point where the three borders of Buda, Óbuda and Pesthidegkút met. Today these cities have merged into Budapest, but the mountain's name has remained the same.

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  • Euro 5.6 Billion Worth Of Investments In Railway Upgrades Around Budapest In 20 Years

    Euro 5.6 Billion Worth Of Investments In Railway Upgrades Around Budapest In 20 Years

    • 5 Feb 2021 7:07 AM

    Hungary plans to invest 2,000 billion forints (EUR 5.6bn), mainly European Union funds, in upgrading railways in the region of Budapest over two decades to double the number of railway passengers and reduce the daily number of drivers heading for the city centre by 115,000, Balázs Fürjes, the state secretary in charge of development projects in and around Budapest, said.

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  • Xploring Budapest Video: Charming Castle District

    Xploring Budapest Video: Charming Castle District

    • 4 Feb 2021 12:17 AM

    Budapest’s Castle District is packed with historic sights and attractions - the Royal Palace, the Matthias Church, and many medieval houses - plus charming little streets that follow the shape of the hill and are perfect for a walk even in winter.

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