August 30, 2006

Budapest Public Transport BKV - Volanbus - MAV

The public transport in Budapest is good you can use tram, trolley bus, bus, suburban (HEV), 3 subway lines (Metro). These mostly go inside Budapest border (BKV). The buses are blue the trams are yellow, the trolley buses are red. If you want to go outside Budapest you need mostly to use Volanbus transportation. Volanbus buses are yellow and they goes to nearby cities and villages. But you can use Volanbus for distance trips as well. There are 3 main Volanbus stations in Budapest:
  • Nepliget station
  • Stadionok station
  • Etele ter station
The third option for public transportation is the MAV. MAV is the Hungarian Railway Company. For distance trips you can use trains. There are 3 main train station is Budapest downtown:
  • Nyugati Palyaudvar
  • Keleti Palyaudvar
  • Deli Palyaudvar
Palyaudvar means railway station. Budapest public transport

August 24, 2006

Budapest Parade

Budapest Parade is a street parade or street festival like Love Parade Berlin. This is a Summer closing event in Budapest downtown with trucks music and a lot of people. The carnival will be in 26 August 2006. I show you some Budapest Parade Pictures about the 2005 carneval. This is The Oktogon square during the Budapest Parade not like any other day. A strange face on the festival Girls on a truck. Guys on the truck of the Slager Radio Fanta Bamboocha! If you like the feeling come to the Budapest Parade 2006

August 22, 2006

Budapest Cow Sculpture | Cow Parade Budapest

This cow sculpture is part of the Cow Parade Budapest. The sculpture is in the famous new Millenaris Park Millenar Park right back to the Mammut Mall Budapest. Cow Parade is an international public art exhibition it has started 30 of June 2006 and it lasts 10 of September 2006 in Budapest. This cow is situated in Budapest downtown on Vorosmarty ter (square). Like a melting blue ice cream. There is another golden cow sculpture on the Vorosmarty square in front of the famous Gerbeaud Haz (House) this is a historic sweet shop in the walking area of Budapest at the end of the Vaci utca (Vaci street). Cow Parade Budapest with cow sculptures all over the city.

August 21, 2006

Fireworks Budapest

Every year in August 20 there is a big fireworks in Budapest. It's starting at 9PM and it takes about 30 minutes. I have some pictures about the fireworks Budapest. This fireworks was a special one because after 10 minutes the begining a big storm started. We could not take pictures during the storm about the lights of fireworks (tuzijatek). The fireworks was over the Chain Bridge Budapest (Lanchid) Fireworks Budapest photos

Red Bull Air Race Budapest 2006

The 2006 Red Bull Air Race Budapest winner is Steve Jones with his new Edge 540 plane from Great Britain, UK, time: 02:35'45"". The race was over the River Danube in front of more than one and a half million spectators. A friend of mine Kozma Bela took some good photos about the Air Race. Before the first race there was some aerobatics. Two Boeing 737 plane flying over Budapest and the Danube River only 200 m high the downtown. One Boeing form the MALEV Airlines. The other Boeing 737 from the Sky Europe Airlines. The Flying Bulls team in the Budapest air. The upper Red Bull aircraft is upside down. The Cobra helicopter in front of the Hungarian Parliament Budapest. After the Chain Bridge fly. In the background the Margaret Bridge and the Margaret Island (Margitsziget) with a lot of spectators. The background is the Budapest Parliament.

August 17, 2006

Shakespeare Statue Budapest

There is a statue about Shakespeare at the Danube Corso right in front of the Marriott Hotel Budapest.

Boat Excursions on the Danube - Sightseeing Boat Budapest

Danube Corso 1 hour sightseeing cruise by boat.
  • A pleasant daytime sightseeing cruise on the Danube.
  • The one hour long boat tour is sailing from the Margaret Island to the National Theatre.
  • Guidance in 11 languages
  • Welcome drink included in the ticket price
  • Children under 6 years of age are free!
All cruises depart from Vigado Square Ship Station on the Pest bank of the Danube. April 1 - April 30 and October 2- November 5. daily: 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 May 1- October 1 daily: 10:00 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:30, 21:30 Price: 2,500 HUF/person, Children (age 6-15) 1,250 HUF/person Cruises with music and dance on board Night-time cruise with optional meal on board April 7 - May 6 and September 15- October 22: on Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 8 - September 10 daily 19:30 - 21:30 Prices: Adult (without dinner): HUF 1,190/person Adult (buffet dinner included): HUF 4,990/person Child (without dinner): HUF 990/person Child (buffet dinner included): HUF 2,490/person MAHART PassNave passenger Shipping Ltd. H-1056 Budapest, Belgrad Rakpart Phone: +3614844-013, +361318-1213 Happy Sightseeing Budapest by boat

August 15, 2006

Sightseeing Budapest City tour

A sightseeing bus in the Clark Adam ter at the Chain Bridge Buda bank of the Danube. 2 hours city tour in Buda & Pest by bus. 16 languages:
  • Arabian
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
Sightseeing in Budapest daily. Duration about 2 hours. Place of departure Andrassy ut 3 near to the M1 Metro (Subway) stop name: Bajcsy Zsilinszky ut. There are cabriolet buses and air conditioned ones. You can choose live sightseeing in English and in German. Tickets are sold at the Budatours Travel Agency Andrassy street 2. reservation: +361374-7070; +361353-0558 The price of the sightseeing Budapest is 4300 HUF

August 10, 2006

Cow Sculpture in Budapest

Nowadays you can see many cow statues on the Budapest streets in different colors here is one of them.