• Budapest
    Europe

    Budapest, Hungary

    The cities of Buda and Pest were merged into the Hungarian capital of Budapest in 1873, but today they still feel like two separate worlds. Historic Buda is hilly, with pastel-colored houses, an eighteenth-century palace and sweeping views of the Danube river. Cosmopolitan Pest is flat, with grand mansions, bustling squares and the impressive parliament building. Belváros and Erzsébetváros After…