BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: ONE WORLD, ONE CHANCE

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Arriving to Budapest Keleti Railway Station with a small train house on the left.
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The back of Danubius Well facing the ‘new’ Budapest Eye (the ferris wheel opened in mid-March of this year.) Danubius Well: The first fountain in Budapest. It was inaugurated in 1883 at Kálvin tér (a downtown square,) but moved to its present location in Erzsébet Square in 1959. Sculptor: Leó Feszler. The statues symbolize the main rivers of the country: Danube, Tisza, Drava and Sava.
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Bustling to and fro in front of St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István-bazilika). Completed in 1905. Named in honor of  the first King of Hungary (circa 975–1038), Stephen, whose right hand is supposedly housed within. 

 

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Imposing, breathtaking, awe-inspiring architecture affecting the passersby all over the city.
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Budapest Keleti (Eastern) Railway Station. Opened 133 years ago on August 16, 1884. Designed in the eclectic style (a mixture of many artistic styles) by Gyula Rochlitz and János Feketeházy.

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The sun shines on the Budapest Eye.
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Rákóczi út (Rákóczi Avenue) ~ Named for Francis II Rákóczi, a Hungarian nobleman who led the uprising against the Habsurgs in 1703-1711. He was also the Prince of Transylvania. He is considered to be national hero. 

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Artists: Tripo x DRK

September 2017 – Budapest, Hungary.