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PHOTO: Interior of the Vigado Palace in Budapest, Hungary

Interior of the gorgeous, restored Vigado Palace in Budapest, Hungary. The venue is used for government meetings, conferences, and cultural events.

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PHOTO: Budapest Castle, Seen from the Vigado Palace

Budapest Castle on the Buda side of the city, seen through a window of the newly restored Vigado Palace on the Pest side of Budapest, Hungary

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PHOTO: Interior of Dohany Street Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary

Interior of the Dohany Street Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary, which features a large elevated pulpit & lavish decor, is a departure from traditional synagogues that usually have a small pulpit in the center of the room and more conservative furnishings. One of the many magnificent sites seen during my Grand European Tour with…

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Healing Waters of the Thermal Baths in Budapest

With only three days in Budapest during my first visit to the city, I’d missed a lot of what it had to offer. Fortunately, I had a second chance to explore it more thoroughly. My Viking River Cruises Grand European Tour ended in the city that is often described as the Paris of…

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PHOTO: Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest is Most Beautiful by Night

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest, Hungary, is built in a Gothic and Renaissance Revival Style. Though beautiful any time of the day, it is drop-dead gorgeous at night, when the illuminated building reflects a mirror image onto the surface of the Danube River.

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PHOTO: Szechenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary

Szechenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Seen From the Hills on the Buda Side of Town

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