Photo Essay: 12 Hours in Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest is a prime site for dreams: the East’s exuberant vision of the West, the West’s uneasy hallucination of the East. It is a dreamed-up city; a city almost completely faked; a city invented out of other cities, out of Paris by way of Vienna — the imitation, as Claudio Magris has it, of an imitation. 
― M. John Harrison

 

Buda Castle

 

 

 

SEE RELATED: UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Turul Bird

 

Monument of Prince Eugene of Savoy

 

Matthias Church

 

Fisherman’s Bastion

 

Chain Bridge Connecting Buda and Pest

 

 

Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

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