I Fell in Love with Budapest: Here's Why

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): I Fell in Love with Budapest: Here's Why

Since I was very young, I’ve been dreaming about old-world hospitality and glamorous hotels – and when I finally came to Budapest this Fall, that’s exactly what I found! If you, too, like traditions, genuine luxury and warm-hearted people, Budapest should be on top of your bucket list! 

Breathtakingly beautiful Budapest. The historical capital, which was severely damaged through World War II, still stands as a proud symbol of a grand past, but also an exciting future. You could say that Budapest is a mix of Vienna and Paris, but then again not really, cause this city is entirely its own. Did you know that Budapest is home of Europe’s oldest subway? Or that their Zoo is one of the oldest in the world?

With grand hotels such as Boscolo, Kempinski, Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Buddha-Bar and Corinthia, Budapest is a hub for luxury hospitality. During my stay, I had the pleasure of checking in to last-mentioned, Corinthia, which offers quite an intriguing history. First opened in 1896 as Grand Hotel Royal, this five star hotel has preserved a lot of its original charm and looks. The movie ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ was heavily inspired by Corinthia Hotel Budapest – you’ll see how when stepping inside the impressive marble lobby. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: I Fell in Love with Budapest: Here's Why
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Boscolo   Kempinski   Four Seasons   Ritz-Carlton   Buddha-Bar   Corinthia   Szechenyi   Kiraly   Café Kor   Hummus Bar   WarmUp   Boutiq’Bar  
Author: Regitse Cecillie Rosenvinge
Read it on author's website: http://thecopenhagentraveler.com/i-fell-in-love-with-budapest-heres-why/

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