Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): Budapest: Exploring Pest

Budapest: Exploring Pest
I’m not going to lie to you reader-friends, my Budapest coverage is all over the place. Earlier this week, I shared with you the pictures from our nighttime cruise and yesterday I detailed the highlights from the Buda side of Budapest. Today, I will be covering the last piece of the puzzle: Pest. Although these events aren’t in exact chronological order, they aren’t far off. Because of this, there might be a wee bit of repetition between the posts, so my apologies if you’ve read a few of these details a few times before.

Now, without further ado: Pest!

Budapest Keleti railway station

Our first glimpses of Budapest came courtesy of Keleti Railway Station (I may have mentioned this several times before). Following a four-hour train journey through the Slovakian countryside, we arrived in central Budapest and were welcomed by the open arms of it’s largest train station.

From Keleti Station, we made our way through Budapest, walking nearly an hour through Pest to meet our AirBnB host, who was lovely–more on our accommodations later.

We dropped off our things, found a good map and we were off to explore Budapest. We started wandering our way towards the Hungarian Parliament Building, which was only a few blocks away, and we so happily came across a few other noteworthy sites.

Liberty Square

We came across Liberty Square by accident. We were walking towards Parliament and spied it down one of the streets. Intrigued, we made our way towards the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Budapest: Exploring Pest
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Budapest Keleti Railway Station   Liberty Square   monument commemorating the Soviet liberation of Hungary in World War II from Nazi Germany occupation   Ronald Reagan   Hungarian Parliament Building   Shoes on the Danube   Chain Bridge   Heroes Square   City Park   Széchenyi Thermal Bath   Central Market Hall   House of Terror  
Author: Kate Slean
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