DAILY PHOTO: Scenes from Budapest, circa 1999

Dohány Street Synagogue; Winter of 1999
Halászbástya, i.e. Fisherman’s Bastion in Buda Castle
Széchenyi Lánchíd; i.e. the Chain Bridge
Budavári Palota; Buda Castle Palace

DAILY PHOTO: Statues of Budavári Palota

Prince Eugene of Savoy; Taken in December of 2019 at the Budavári Palota

Taken at the Várkert Bazár.

DAILY PHOTO: Church of Mary Magdalene

Taken in December of 2019 in Budapest

This tower is one end of the old Church of Mary Magdalene. The rest of the church (save foundations) was destroyed. These days the structure goes by the name “Buda Tower” because it’s a tourist attraction one can use to see the city from on high. The structure dates back to the 13th century.