The two cities were united for the first time in 1873 by means of the robust elegance of the bridge of the Chains. The churches, the bastions, the places and the fortifications of Buddha they seem old, but, in fact, they were reconstructed after the devastating Nazi siege of 1944. Areva is likely to agree. This it was the beginning of the darkest years of Budapest, when the city was under the ass of a frog in a coalmine, as the Hungarians would say. The communist party I install in the power to Matyas Rakosi, and the country became small Stalin while they continued the Nazi persecutions. In 1956, the Soviet tanks went out to choke the revolution untied by the liberal policies of the successor of Rakosi, Imre Nagy. Budapest always conserved a socialism form goulash more abierto than it made him gain the affections of the West. It was the animated and scandalous city more of the block of the East (the involution of prostitution gave a squalid fame him, as well as the name of the Bangkok of Europe ). With this colorful exuberance, great musicians and the imperial inheritance of its architecture and its famous riders hsares, Budapest comes off an air sophistication aim of siecle.
Unlike the delicate Prague or of the pressed Bratislava, Budapest is the enthusiastic capital of Central Europe. And so enthusiastic it is that it enters his native most famous ones emphasizes Zsa Zsa Gabor (enthusiastic by the cinema), George Soros (enthusiastic by the money) and Ilona Staller, Cicciolina alias (Enthusiastic by by ). Budapest is the most charming city of the Danube. It has a very astute way of being its own scene, like Vienna, but also it owns a robust substance and a vitality that his Austrian rival does not know .