Budapest Metro Line 4

As of the recent grand opening, the city of Budapest now has 4 Metro lines! The new line is coloured green on maps and runs basically Southwest to Northeast, passes under the Danube and also intersects with lines 2 and 3. The other three lines all intersect at Ferenc Deák Square, but this line breaks that trend and aims to give greater access to rail commuters.
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Hungary in the press

From time to time, Hungary is mentioned in the press and online. Here's our ongoing list of links to web articles about Hungary: Recent stories: CNN's guide to Coffee houses in Budapest.
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Concerts, parties and events

Browse our compilation of the best upcoming events! Here you will find a brief and factual list of parties, concerts, and festivals in date order, with links to more information and online ticket services where possible. Get inspired about Hungary's most exciting events and classiest concerts in 2014. Get ready to have fun!
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Young Artists of the Stage in Budapest

A few days ago, (July 9th 2014) a pair of pint-sized pianists took to the stage in a very grown up setting here in Budapest. Billed as the "Young Artists of the Stage," the two music students , 12-year old Grace Dong of Canada and 12-year old Jonathan Dong Tsui of Hong Kong, gave an amazingly proficient and adult performance at the Hungarian Institute of Musicology.

Budapest Spar Half Marathon

Run the half marathon in Budapest, the thermal water capital of Europe and enjoy a healing bath after the race! Without a doubt, Budapest ranks among the most beautiful urban landscapes anywhere. The history imbued in the buildings, squares and statues almost jumps out at you! This September 14th, you could be seeing this wonderful venue up close, as the 29th Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon takes its participants right through the heart of the city and past two UNESCO World Heritage sights!

Wheelchair-accessible sights: Accessible museums in Budapest

Budapest is home to hundreds of museums, many of them housed in beautiful, old mansions, stately homes and even palaces built in the age when accessibility was hardly a factor in construction. Thus, people living with disabilities here are often challenged by unsuitable doorways, walkways and most of all, stairs. Low-lying Pest for example has suffered terrible floods from time to time through its history and a great many buildings were constructed with the main entrance at the top of a short flight of steps. Fortunately, with modern technology and a little advance communication with the staff, these difficulties can easily be resolved nowadays. Here we provide a list of some of the most popular and most accessible museums in Budapest. Source: National Federation of Disabled Persons' Associations (MEOSZ)
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