THE thematic walks they are living their heyday, and not by chance. In many cases, even though we live in the capital, I don’t even notice what treasures are hidden in a doorway, ruin or, as the case may be, a building, because in the constant rush, the details are all incidental. However, these walks show the city from its secret side, its history, which we glide over everyday, the whole thing is like a guided tour, only here you can get to know not the objects exhibited in the museum, but the heart and soul of the city itself. And an autumn day is ideal for this, so we show you which ones are worth spending a small amount on.
Secrets of the castle
We’d bet that you’ve walked by the Vajdahunyad castle a million times in the Városliget, but have you ever paid more than a glance at it? Do you know the story? Do you know why it had to be demolished after the Millennium Exhibition? Or how Béla Lugosi, known as Count Dracula, is connected to it? The castle has a lot of exciting twists and turns, a real time travel, which makes you understand the Pestbuda Walks here, The secrets of the fabulous Vajdahunyad Castle to pay for the themed tour.
For coffee lovers
If you drink more coffee than Lorelai and Rory Gilmore combined, you a Cafe stories in Pest it would be a shame to miss the walk. On a tour organized by Séta, you learned how coffee house culture has changed from Turkish times to the present day, how many coffee beans are needed to brew an espresso, but the following articles also give you access to the world of cult peaceful coffee, such as Savoy, Zrínyi, or Ibolya . Of course, all of this wouldn’t be the real thing if you missed the tasting, so in addition to conjuring up history, you can also indulge in a good-humored, social coffee session – on it!
Among the ruins
You can also see the ruins of the Pest city wall in the Walking Workshop – Heretics, vagabonds and vagabonds, entitled Walk along the city wall of Pest – which hides much more interesting things than you might think at first. The II. The wall that stood until József’s death protected the people living in the city, but it was more than a rampart. It actually functioned as a boundary line, which separated social classes and, where appropriate, cultures. Protestant churches and the Jewish quarter were forced here, as were theater companies. In fact – as you must have seen in the movies – the vendors who did not want to pay taxes on their goods settled at the base of the wall. The hollow tracks of former carts, the remains of the wall, and the city gates all tell about what it was like to live in that era.
A little nature
Budapest is nowhere near the concrete jungle it is usually called, there are many secret gardens and squares all over the city – yes, even in the city center – that hide green, sprawling oases. Launch organized by Imagine Secret gardens and squares named walk is also known as the queen of walks with noble simplicity, because it really is an unmissable stop for these events! It takes you through private and institutional gardens that you can’t see on weekdays, which show something new every season, especially nowadays, when yellow, burgundy or brown are mixed in among the green leaves. it is also a great alternative for strong language learning, because in addition to Hungarian, they also organize a walk in English for those interested. Need more?
Wellness from Roman times
Hungary is a country of spas, this is indisputable, and Budapest is not lacking in this regard either, so much so that even the Romans enjoyed wellness at the time. Thermal water has always attracted foreign cultures, as we know well the super physical and mental effects of a good bath, so it is understandable that their popularity has not decreased to this day. The Budapest Walks The 2,000-year-old spa town program presents this world title, if we are lucky and have a good imagination, even an ancient Roman bath can come to life before our eyes.
We walk through them every day, admire them, get lost in the details, as they are an integral part of the city’s history and landscape, but how much do we really know about them? Buda and Pest are connected by eleven bridges – four of which are part of the world heritage – but we only know their background, the legends and dramas woven around us in broad outlines. This is remedied by the long stride. are we going Pillars and pylons the thematic walk, which not only reveals the cultural history of the capital’s Danube crossings, but also dissects what kind of bridges Budapest still needs.
In pursuit of crime
If you feel enough of a law enforcement vein in you to go into the dark recesses of the city, then the long step is also a good idea. are we going Sinful city we recommend his walk, where you can see the legends of terrible murders, callous criminals, and cunning thieves on the road, all the way to the smallest lucky criminals who fell because of, say, a fallen false eyebrow. There will still be courtesans and rapists here, but the spiritual fathers of serious intellectual frauds will also be remembered on the city tour, just like simple pickpockets. Excitement is guaranteed.