DAILY PHOTO: Danube Bank in Budapest, Hungary

The steeple is Matthias Church in the Castle District

The steeple is Matthias Church in the Castle District

The Danube River flows through the middle of Budapest. Budapest was originally two cities that grew together. The hilly west bank (seen here) was Buda, and the flat east bank was Pest. High in the background one can see such tourist attractions as the Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church.