From its ruin pubs to its river, Budapest's beauty sets it apart

Ilse Zietsman can’t disguise her 'Hungary eyes' for this historical European city

30 August 2020 - 00:00 By Ilse Zietsman

Budapest's beauty sets it apart. It has architecture (baroque, art nouveau, renaissance, Gothic and off-beat); natural beauty, with the Danube curving through the city and the Buda Hills looking down on leafy Pest; and it has a vibrant yet genteel nightlife.

On opposite sides of the Danube River, Pest is the flat part of the city, whereas Buda is hilly...

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