• ecseri flea market Budapest
    Hungary

    Guide: how to shop on “Ecseri” flea-market in Budapest

    Giveaways, bargains and fun are served up at the Ecseri Street flea market. A variety of entertainment, the hustle and bustle of bartering with various, friendly vendors and the enormous deals are the compelling reasons why the popularity of flea markets continues after so many years. Who doesn’t enjoy treasure hunting through second-hand goods, bragging about an AMAZING deal for clothes, home furnishings or decor; discovering a unique collectible or a gorgeous piece of gold jewelry? The successful marriage of new and secondary goods in flea market merchandising certainly offers “something for everyone” and we know how to do it. People also go to Ecseri Street flea market for dun,…

  • The Grassalkovich Castle
    Hungary

    Gödöllő: the most impressive palace in Budapest

    The Grassalkovich Castle is one of the largest and most important monuments of Budapest’s Palace architecture. Count Antal Grassalkovich I, its builder, was a typical figure of the Hungarian aristocracy and a confidant of Empress Maria Theresa. It is said that the construction of the palace began in 1733. The palace underwent a few modifications and enlargements during the 18th century. Interestingly, besides the residential part, the building contained a theatre, church, hothouse, riding-fall, orangery, greenhouse, and was surrounded by a beautiful park. After the significant part of the Grassalkovich family died out, the palace had several owners, and in 1867 it was bought for the King of Hungary. Hungarian…