In the archaeological zone of the Hungarian town of Szombathely, there are remains of the ancient street paving. The Roman name of this place was Colonia Claudia Savaria. A remarkable sight is the Iseum Savariense. This is a reconstruction of a Roman temple. [German]
This sign stands near a wood with high squirrel population in Bük. It happens to be that the depiction of a squirrel turns into the mascot for children at the nearby Bükfürdő spa. The name of this very special squirrel is Otto.
The Budapest Keleti pályaudvar railway station (abbreviated as Keleti pu) is the most important of the three major international stations in Budapest. It was built between 1881 and 1884 by János Feketeházy (railway engineer) and Gyula Rochlitz (architect).
The Renaissance restaurant in Visegrád is actually a modern restaurant decorated in a medieval-like style. While listening to a lute player one can have a solid meal served in earthenware. Personally I loved the red cabbage I had with the deer stew.
The first royal house on this site was built by King Charles I of Hungary in 14th century. In 15th century Matthias Corvinus had the palace complex reconstructed in late Gothic style. After the Ottoman Turks’ siege in 1544, the palace fell into ruins. Its excavation began in 1934 and continues today.
On my way from the city centre to the railway station of Sopron I came across this sign which showed me the direction to the station. I was really surprised about the design of the locomotive. What do you think? Is this an official sign?
While waiting for my train back to Vienna I had a look at the mural decorations in one of the halls of the railway station Keleti pályaudvar also known as Keleti pu. This station was built in the years 1881/84.
Steam locomotive NkNb 1-3 built in 1882 seen on the grounds of the Transport Museum of Budapest. The locomotive was originally built for the railroad Nagykikinda–Nagybecskerek and changed into an industrial locomotive for a chemistry work in Budapest later.