The capital of Hungary – Budapest – is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The mountainous, right-bank part of the capital, Buda, contrasts vividly with the plain Pest. The wooded crown of Buda with its royal palace, the fortress of Mount Gellert, small houses and villas, buried in gardens on the hillsides, fascinates with its beauty.
One of the main local attractions is the Matthias Church (XIII century), which became the wedding place and the tomb of many Hungarian kings. The decoration of Budapest is the Danube with its openwork bridges. In the northwestern region of Hungary is the city of Eger – one of the most beautiful Hungarian cities with Baroque architecture. In the Middle Ages, the Eger fortress, now transformed into a museum, gained fame during the struggle with the Turkish conquerors. Continue reading
Being part of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea inherited all the best: a diverse underwater world, clear water and white sand with small pebbles. If you want to relax in one of the Adriatic resorts, pay attention to tours to Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here, in the best resorts of the Adriatic Sea, there are cozy home-style villas and luxury hotels.
1. Excelsior Hotel, Dubrovnik
Stunning views of the deep blue Adriatic and the proximity of the Old Town (the main historical and tourist part of Dubrovnik) make the restored Excelsior Hotel one of the best on the coast. Not without reason in 1913 guests with world-famous names were resting here: Francis Coppola, Sir Roger Moore and Queen Elizabeth II herself.
2. Hotel Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik Continue reading
Bulgaria is not only the sea and the sun, it is history and culture, picturesque cities and museums, ancient monasteries and modern architecture.
Sofia. All the sights of the capital are concentrated in the city center. Here is the pointed minaret of the Banya-Bashi mosque, and the Mineral Bath with colorful tiles on the walls, the rotunda of Sveti Georgi – part of the church built in the 2nd-3rd centuries, the Church of St. Sophia, which gave the name to the city, and St. Light (Holy Resurrection). On the largest shopping street – Vitosha Boulevard – the Theological Academy, a historical museum that stores objects of the famous Panagyur gold treasure of the 4th and 3rd centuries. BC. (golden bowls painted on mythological subjects). The church of St. Nicholas, built in memory of the fallen Russian soldiers during the Russian-Turkish war, is very beautiful. The golden domes of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, also erected in memory of the Russian warrior who fell in the battles for the freedom of Bulgaria from the Ottoman yoke, are visible from afar. This is a beautiful cathedral of Sofia. Continue reading