Budapest is also called the pearl of the Danube, compared to Paris. Whatever it was, but this is one of the most beautiful and interesting to visit the cities of Europe. Tourists associate the Hungarian capital with incendiary czardas, gypsy rhythms, Tokaj wines, Kalman and Lehar's operettas. The sights of Budapest will not allow anyone to be bored, there is something to see, even travelers who come to the city on a regular basis find something new every time, open it from another, previously unknown side.
The central bridge connects at once two sights of Budapest: the Buda Castle and the Parliament. During the Second World War it was destroyed by fascists, but the city authorities rebuilt the building and opened it in 1949. Great attention should be given to the Liberty Bridge, which until 1946 was called the bridge of Franz Josef. It was built by the millennium of the country in 1896, the last silver nail in it was driven by the emperor. Of course, he only pressed the button, which set in motion a huge hammer. Today, there is no silver nail, it was replaced by a cheaper analog.
The historical and architectural sights of Budapest are the main objects for excursions around the city. It is necessary to visit the parliament building, located on the Pest side of the Danube and reflected in its waters. At the time of its construction, the country experienced an economic recovery, which affected the building. This is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, the length of its facade is 268 m, width - 120 m, and the dome reaches a height of 96 m. In addition, the building is adorned with 450 small and 88 huge statues.