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Budapest: Museums & the Thermal Bathes

House of Terror advertises itself on building
House of Terror advertises itself on building
in 1944 under the Hungarian Arrow Cross (Fascist) Party is was the House of Loyalty, then between 1945 and 1956 the Communist Secret Police headquarters
in 1944 under the Hungarian Arrow Cross (Fascist) Party it was the House of Loyalty, then between 1945 and 1956 the Communist Secret Police headquarters
outside a commemoration of its victims
outside a commemoration of its victims
the best thing about the Traditional Arts Museum was the building
the best thing about the Traditional Arts Museum was the building

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I enjoyed seeing the mittens as years ago my knitting group had all made Latvian mittens but it turned out Hungarian are very similar
I enjoyed seeing the mittens as years ago my knitting group had all made Latvian mittens but it turned out Hungarian are very similar

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there is wonderful woodworking
there is wonderful woodworking

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The Museum of Applied Arts also had a fabulous building
The Museum of Applied Arts also had a fabulous building

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but the collection is great too
but the collection is great too

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Bedo Haz (okay not quite the right alphabet--they need little symbols above) is one of the finest Art Nouveau buildings in Budapest.
Bedo Haz (okay not quite the right alphabet–they need little symbols above) is one of the finest Art Nouveau buildings in Budapest.
It bills itself as a museum but it's more a store.
It bills itself as a museum but it’s more a store.
the things were beautiful but way too crowded together.
the things were beautiful but way too crowded together.
We spent most of our time in Pest, but Buda is the site of the castle, so we crossed the Danube for a visit
We spent most of our time in Pest, but Buda is the site of the castle, so we crossed the Danube on the famous chain bridge
took a funicular to the top
took a funicular to the top
great view back of Pest
great view back of Pest

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the wall of the castle compound
the wall of the castle compound
gate
gate
it was Monday and the museums were closed but the church was open and beautiful
it was Monday and the museums were closed but the church was open and beautiful

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Budapest is know for its thermal bathes--we went to the Gellert
Budapest is know for its thermal bathes–we went to the Gellert
elegant
elegant

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next door is the Gellert Hotel
next door is the Gellert Hotel
behind the desk at the hotel
behind the desk at the hotel

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