Adventures on Foot

Pink Budapest

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Are you interested in the LGBTQ past of Budapest? Would you like to know more about the community’s life in the capital during the times of Monarchy, under the Horthy-regime, or in communist times? Háttér Society and the Hosszúlépés Team have created this walk to present premises of the inner city that, you may be…

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August 11, 2015

Retrofit

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The last breath of Communism in contemporary Budapest We take you back to socialism and check out what remained and what has been reinvented. Cafés and restaurants, still shaped by the five-year plans. We get to know how a “dollar shop” operated, what remained from the gigantic public statues and how young Hungarians relate to…

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June 4, 2014

Golden Age Budapest

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The glittering years of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy The majority of Budapest’s most spectacular buildings were designed during the flourishing period of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. The economy was buzzing, Budapest became an important hub of the Monarchy, with the buildings to match. Experience this rich and exciting period through its finest buildings. On top of showing…

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June 4, 2014

Recycling Budapest

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Reinventing the city’s creative spaces Budapest’s crumbling facades often hide the capital’s most intriguing venues. Clubs, workplaces, theatres, galleries and farmers’ markets, sometimes all at once …..We show you how ruin pubs recharged the city’s creative energies, where Budapest’s creative minds manage to work and play all at once and how old department stores are…

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June 4, 2014

Castle in the Night Sky

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Delve into the charming summer night on the curvy streets of the Buda Castle! Experience the magic of the district, where kings and noblemen of Budapest lived. The walk guides you through the most exciting buildings and memories of the Castle Hill in the serene evening settings, recalling stories from the oldest periods of Budapest.…

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June 4, 2014

Grand Café Budapest

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The Hungarian metropolis born in the coffee house Cafés are essential for the Budapest spirit. The city has been full of coffee houses from the 18th century, and they meant much more than a place to drink coffee. Cafés were real institutions for encounter and communication, where great and average minds discussed politics, culture and…

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June 4, 2014

Sleeping Beauty

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A walk around ruin pubs, squats and abandoned buildings of Budapest Budapest is full of beautiful buildings from various styles and historical eras. Many of them have been renovated in the last decades and shine as precious stones in the city. But some had been left decaying and abandoned, preserving the past of Budapest, conserving…

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June 4, 2014

Jewish Roots and Revival

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Hungarian Jewish history in a nutshell Before World War 2, hundreds of thousands of Jews lived in Budapest, creating one of the World’s largest and most diverse Jewish community on the crossroads between East and West. The Austro-Hungarian Monarchy brought a golden age for its Jewish citizens, for the very first time in history they…

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June 4, 2014

Hollywood Budapest

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It is your first time in Budapest? You’ve probably already seen it on screen! Budapest doubled as Berlin, Baltimore, Buenos Aires and many more, so you probably saw its enchanting streets and didn’t even notice it! Now you can make up for it on our walk, where we discover the most spectacular sceneries recorded in…

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June 4, 2014

Jewelry Box

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Art Nouveau and Jewish identity in Budapest Art Nouveau in Budapest has always been more than just a style. In the Jewish golden age of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, art nouveau architecture satisfied the bourgeois Jews’ needs of self-stylization and group identification. Even though Hungary was tied to Austria, she longed to express her very own…

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June 4, 2014
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