Can You Recognise Budapest in these Old Photos?

View of Budapest
View of Budapest | © Michiel2005 / Flickr
Alex Mackintosh

Thanks to a number of historical events and the evolution of time, the face of Budapest has changed somewhat throughout the years. With two World Wars, the Communist regime, a number of uprisings and laws restricting the building of skyscrapers, multiple factors have affected how the cityscape appears today. Take a look at Budapest as it was years ago, and see if you recognise any of the places shown in the photos.

Szabadság tér (Liberty Square)

Then:

Liberty Square

Now:

Budapest Szabadsag Ter: Liberty Square

Budapest, Szabadság tér, 1054 Hungary

Andrássy Avenue

Then:

Andrassy Street

Now:

Boulevard

Andrássy út, Budapest, Hungary

Szabadság híd (Liberty Bridge)

Then:

Frans-Joseph Bridge

Now:

Liberty Bridge

Liberty Bridge, Budapest, Hungary

Keleti pályaudvar (Budapest Keleti Train Station)

Then:

Budapest Keleti Train Station

Now:

Keleti Train Station, Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, 1087 Hungary

Elisabeth Bridge

Then:

Elisabeth Bridge

Now:

Elizabeth Bridge, Budapest

Budapest, Erzsébet híd, 1013 Hungary

The Hungarian Parliament Building

Then:

Hungarian Parliament Building

Now:

Hungarian Parliament Building at night

Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér 1-3, 1055 Hungary

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