Created on February 7, 2024
5T educational trip from 19th to 23rd
The official language is Hungarian, but the inhabitants of Budapest understand both German and English.
Hungary is one of the European Union countries that has not yet adopted the Euro, therefore during your holiday in the Hungarian capital you will always have to pay in local currency. The Hungarian currency is the forint, indicated in exchange offices with the acronym HUF.
The climate of Budapest is typically continental, which means that winter is usually quite cold and with frequent snowfall, while in summer temperatures are pleasant and not excessively hot, with scattered rain.
INFORMAZIONI SU BUDAPEST
The Parliament of Budapest is a building in Budapest, symbol of the city. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the city and a true symbol of Hungary. It is located on the bank of the Danube on the Pest side and is the seat of the Hungarian National Assembly. It was conceived in the nineteenth century to underline, with a sumptuous and representative palace, the finally achieved independence of the Hungarians within the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Hungarian.
Budapest Holocaust Memorial
The Budapest Holocaust Memorial is a renovated synagogue that dates back to the 1920s and serves as a memorial and museum to and about Hungarian Jews killed during the Holocaust.
House of Terror
The House of Terror is a museum located in Budapest, on Andrássy Avenue. The museum is located in a building built in 1880, which was used as the headquarters of both the Nazi and Soviet political police and houses exhibitions relating to the Nazi and Communist regimes in 20th century Hungary and is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes , including those detained, interrogated, tortured or killed in the building.
The Great Synagogue is the main Jewish place of worship in Budapest, located in the Jewish quarter of the city. Between 1854 and 1859, a large synagogue for Reform Jews was built in the city of Pest. Between 1991 and 1998, it was the subject of a major restoration operation, which returned it to its original characteristics.
Great Synagogue of Budapest
Buda Castle is the historic castle used by the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was built on the south side of the hill, near the old castle district, famous for its baroque style and nineteenth-century houses and public buildings. It is connected to Adam Clark Square and the Chain Bridge by a funicular. Buda Castle was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
The Fisherman's Bastion is a neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque bastion located on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Budapest Castle Hill near the Matthias Church. Its seven towers represent the seven Magyar tribes who settled in the Carpathian basin in 896.The bastion takes its name from the fishermen's guild which was responsible for defending this section of the city walls during the Middle Ages.
Danube Cruise in Budapest
The Liberty Bridge is a bridge in Budapest that crosses the Danube connecting Buda and Pest. Although radically different in structure, the bridge imitates the general scheme of a suspension bridge, which at the time of construction was considered the most aesthetically valid form. The bridge was built between 1894 and 1896 and was inaugurated in the presence of Emperor Franz Joseph.
Basilica of St. Stephen
St. Stephen's Co-Cathedral Basilica is a basilica located in the Pest area of the city of Budapest, Hungary. It was designed starting in 1850 and finishing in 1905. The architectural style is predominantly neoclassical.
Budapest is the capital and largest city of Hungary, it is also the country's primary center for political, economic and cultural life. Budapest was officially born in 1873 from the union of the historic cities of Buda and Óbuda, located west of the Danube, with the town of Pest, located on the opposite bank of the river and also of ancient origins; until 1918 it was one of the two capitals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which dissolved at the end of the First World War.
The Széchenyi Baths are thermal baths in Budapest located in Városliget Park in the 14th District. The oldest building in the complex dates back to 1881 but, due to its strong popularity, other buildings were built before the First World War, making the Széchenyi Baths the largest spa center in Europe.
Heroes' Square is one of the most important squares in Budapest; it is located at the end of Andrássy út, near the Városliget municipal park.In front of the monument is the Heroes' Memorial Stone. It is a memorial placed here after the First World War and dedicated "To the memory of the heroes who gave their lives for the freedom of their people and their national independence".
Danube Cruise in Budapest
The Danube, which flows from west to east for a distance of just under 3000 km, originates in Bavaria and flows into the Black Sea. The river is navigable for almost the entire entire route, so much so that cruises on the Danube are a real own business. In fact, the Danube touches cities such as Linz and Vienna in Austria, Bratislava in Slovakia, Vidin in Bulgaria and also Budapest.