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Exploring the buildings, paintings, sculpture, museums, history and cuisine of this fabulous city. Posts by author and editor Annabel Barber.

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Synaesthesia: a stained-glass window in the shape of an ear. #budapest #artnouveau #stainedglass #stairways #citysecrets #early20thcenturyarchitecture
Ceramic detail in the Bedő-ház, #Budapest. #artnouveau #stairways #beautifulbuildings #interiordetails #early20thcenturyarchitecture
Morning cigar on the terrace at the Bambi presszó. #budapestnostalgia #thegoodoldays #retro #budapestcafes #goodlife #rainymorning
In a #Budapest stairway. Stained glass panels slowly falling apart. #stainedglass #stainedglassart #stairwells #urbandecay #early20thcenturyarchitecture #lostsplendour
Scarce Swallowtail. #butterflies #lepidoptera #insectphotography #hungarianwildlife #hungary #hungariancountryside
Brimstone butterfly on lilac. #butterflies #naturephotography #naturalworld #lepidoptera
Detail of the glass dome of the ballroom in the former Britannia Hotel, now the Radisson Blu. Glass with personifications of the Elements by Jenő Haranghy. It now hangs in the hotel’s newly-reopened café. #1930sarchitecture #artdeco #interiordesign #grandhotel #budapest #glassdesign
The Kochmeister Villa in the Buda Hills, painting by Albert Fáy in the #kiscellimuzeum. Crown Prince Rudolf and his sister Gisela, children of Franz Joseph, stayed here in 1866. Fearing reprisals after the disastrous battle of Königgrätz their mother, Empress Elisabeth, thought they needed to get out of Vienna. #budapest #historicbuilding #countryvilla #19thcenturyhistory #centraleurope #austriahungary
In a #Budapest stairwell. Falk Miksa u. 13. Built by Gyula Fodor for a brick magnate, 1909. #urbanlandscape #early20thcenturyarchitecture #interiordesign #hallway #citysecrets #behindcloseddoors
Fresh from the printer today: Blue Guide Budapest. #budapestguide #mustread #mustreads #dontleavehomewithoutit #knowbeforeyougo #essentialkit #hotoffthepress
Andrássy út. Signature of a talented an original pair of architects who often worked as a duo. #early20thcenturyarchitecture #budapest #citysecrets #epigraph
Message of hope on a grimy street corner in Terézváros. #Budapest #pavementart #sidewalkart #innercity