If you plan to visit Hungary during your trip, be sure to plan at least a couple of days in your tourist program to get to know Budapest, the magnificent capital of this country.
The list of sights of the Hungarian capital is really very large, and in order to see at least the main sights of Budapest, one excursion will not be enough – you need to enjoy the beauty of this city slowly, savoring every new impression.
What to see in Budapest? This multifaceted, majestic city is the keeper of a large number of architectural and historical monuments of old Europe: the third largest parliament building in the world, the largest synagogue in Europe, the old Matyasha Cathedral, the white stone Fisherman’s Bastion … This is only a tiny part of what a traveler can see while walking in Budapest! Continue reading
The ancient building for mass shows – the Colosseum, located at the base of two of the seven hills of the city – the Capitol and the Palatine, is considered one of the symbols of Ancient Rome, and since 1979 it has been protected by UNESCO.
HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT WHICH YOU PROBABLY DO NOT KNOW:
The Colosseum might not have been built, but the Roman emperor Flavius Titus Vespasian (senior) decided to eliminate the traces of the reign of Claudius Nero. Construction began at the site of the pond with swans in the year 70. The opening of the Coliseum was in the year 80, under the rule of the son of Titus, who was the representative of Flavius (dynasty of emperors). Therefore, often in historical documents the Colosseum was called as “Flavian Amphitheater.” Continue reading