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The Cultural Life Of Budapest

Budapest is a great European capital, and as such, can boast of a rich and varied cultural life. The Pearl of the Danube is a metropolis with much to offer due to their historical origins and its geographical position. In Budapest culture is accessible to all areas of society, and society is a participant in it. Andrassy Avenue is the Museum Mile (Museum Avenue) in the city. It extends along the banks of the Danube (the Royal Palace Municipal Park) and there is much of the cultural scene of Budapest.

Most museums, theaters and concert halls in the city are located in beautiful palaces and monuments that the Government has given to art. In Hungary there are about 1,300 museums, 225 only in Budapest. Budapest has a rich musical history. Ferenc Erkel's operas are famous throughout the world. Within the country folk songs of Kodaly (1882-1967) and Bela Bartok (1881-1945) are all a cultural legacy. In addition, they have the virtuosity of pianist Franz Liszt (much admired in Hungary). To make matters worse, Budapest celebrates one of classical music festivals in the world: the Budapest Spring Festival and the Budapest Autumn Festival. But not all classical music in the city.

The city also draws on rich and varied cultural programs like dance, opera or theater or the opera in Budapest Erkel Theater, the works in foreign languages Merlin Theatre, or the popular operettas and musical composers Kalman, Lehar and Abraham in the Operetta Theatre; For lovers of art, not a single day is sufficient to soak up the wonders that are offered in the city. Starting at the Museum of Fine Arts, recorded among the most important museums in Europe, where a large international collection of famous works. Stresses the Spanish collection, with paintings by El Greco, as well as collections of Flanders, Holland and graphics. Travel to the Pearl of the Danube and enjoy the artistic trends time. Rent and make your stay something special.

Centre Georges Pompidou Art

On the Champs Elysees are mixed shopping malls and shops of all kinds with offices, public buildings and gardens. They are also the scene of numerous popular events such as the famous last stage of the Tour de France or the military parade on 14 July. Montmartre Montmartre became the fashionable quarter of the nineteenth century, when it was occupied by painters and artists of all kinds. Thus, it became the most bohemian and romantic city of Paris. ste fits on a hill dominated by the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacre-Coeur), which was built to pay tribute to fallen French in the Franco-Prussian War.

The Sacre-Coeur is one of the most visited monuments in Paris and is inspired by the Roman and Byzantine architecture. Walking through the streets of the upper area of Montmartre in Paris takes visitors to the past. Among its many attractions, many street artists sell their paintings at the Place de Tertre, near the Basilica. Music is full of restaurants, hotels, cafes and cabarets. In the lower Montmartre is the entertainment area (seats grows Blanche and Pigalle).

Here is the famous Moulin Rouge, probably the most famous cabaret in the world. In the middle of the hill, there is a wooden building called the Bateau-Lavoir, the birthplace of Cubism. Artists like Braque and Picasso worked on it. Latin Quarter The Latin Quarter of Paris owes its name to the students at the Sorbonne in the Middle Ages, speaking in Latin. Situated on the River Seine, near the Ile de la Cite and few meters from Notre Dame. It is one of the liveliest quarters of Paris afternoons and evenings. Its narrow streets are piled heaps of bars and ethnic restaurants and suitable for all budgets. In walking distance you will find Greek restaurants, Italian, Chinese or Japanese and pubs of all kinds lasa. No doubt, this neighborhood is one of the few places where you can eat cheaply in Paris. Around the Gothic church of St-Severin narrow streets there are several popular restaurants, an area with abundant Greek settlements. The Latin Quarter is ideal for pleasant paseaos. It is one of the tourist areas of the capital. Once in the Latin Quarter, the Place Saint-Michel is a place of worship, with its cafes and bookstores. This is the door of the Latin Quarter, the area around the Sorbonne University. Also, do not miss a stroll along the Seine to see on some of the most impressive monuments of Paris. Once in the Pont au Double, Notre-Dame arrive. From this basilica are measured km of roads in France, which makes it a point concerning the capital. Eiffel Tower Eiffel Tower is not just the most representative symbol of Paris, but has become one of the wonders of the world. It was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, despite criticism that it raised at first, now no one can imagine Paris without its tower. In 1889 the Eiffel Tower had a height of 312 meters, but with subsequent radio aerial installations height now stands at 324 meters, this being the highest point of any structure present in Paris. Les Halles Les Halles is a wonderful area for walking, full of people from different cultures and many shops. The environment is the Stock Exchange, the church of Saint-Eustache, Forum, and is very close to the Centre Georges Pompidou Art and Culture, the church of St-Merri and the famous Tour de St-Jacques.


While traveling, I always wanted to know how people live in the city, where I went. Unfortunately, the travel agency are aware of these desires of their clients. So they send the "settlement" of local residents 'villages', where is set and the external surroundings for tourists. When the group disperse Photography natives dress in ordinary clothes, turn on the TV and drink a Coke. I have a chance to tell you about the city where I live. Of course, I can not know how life is arranged for all residents, but …

It's just not a tourist glance. So, Munich … The Italians consider him the most northern city of their country, although in all territorial and Public grounds – it is still in Germany. This opinion has earned the city because it is different from all his fellow-language special beauty. In the first few months of my stay in Munich I was walking on city for several hours a day. I wanted to absorb what is then lost, no longer evident. The city lives its life. Full, rich and in many ways different from what I saw in Moscow.

Here, the machine go very slowly, as if gently, reminding the beautiful animals, who are afraid of people. I long to get used to the fact that pedestrians can cross the road even with your eyes closed. The whole street will freeze if you came to the pedestrian transition. The same happens even if you cross the road in the wrong place.