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Address: Szentendre, Hungary
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This busy central square, lined with cafes and shops, features the Memorial...

This busy central square, lined with cafes and shops, features the Memorial Cross and the Blagovestenska Church (Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary) dating from 1752.

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Nice Square in a Picturesque Little Town

Szentendre is a little picturesque town close to Budapest. Suburban railways (HEV) from Buda side of Margit bridge is the best, cheapest and easiest way to get there. It is like... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Szentendre is a little picturesque town close to Budapest. Suburban railways (HEV) from Buda side of Margit bridge is the best, cheapest and easiest way to get there. It is like an open air museum with old houses, narrow streets, cafes, restaurants and churches. It is an important place in Serbian history too, as many Serbs settled there at the... More 

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Thank Boris B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a pretty little town. Try not to miss when visiting Budapest. How i always imagined rural Hungary to be......peaceful, beautiful and friendly with lots of paprika.

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Thank Stu_L0nd0n
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the cold, this village square is nice place to spend the afternoon or evening. It offers a quaint and small village type feeling. Buy yourself a forralt bor and walk up and down the square and by the river. Then when you get very cold, go into the Mazipan cafe, next the museum and have a coffee, tea or... More 

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Thank Gaida15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A lovely town near Budapest with a small but beautiful Christmas market, a charming town with many galleries, churches and museums

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Thank Kreso B
Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

It is utterly inusual, very eclectic town, greatly influenced by different artists and significant cultural activists. Amazingly beautiful, incredible, with unique atmosphere and lovely little places and dozen of museums to see around the main square and pretty much around each corner. My advise to spend at least couple of days in the town just to see all it has... More 

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Thank Alenka N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this town as part of a Viking river cruise along the Danube. If you like narrow, picturesque cobblestone streets lined with vendors selling all kinds of souvenirs as well as fine handicrafts. This is your kind of place. Bus loads of day trippers. Numerous restaurants and cafes.

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Thank Allan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Cobbled streets, old homes, the river and the churches pretty much sum Szentendre up that said it is a nice little town to spend a few hours. Take the 5 train from the Bathyany ter metro station (45 minutes) which will cost 1320 Ft pp return. The walk into town and the tourist information office from the train station is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love the downtown of Szentendre, the main square is very nuch like a small jewellery box If you are nearby do not miss to visit - especially Xmas time

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Thank Gyula B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Visited szentendre on a Monday when many museums and galleries were closed but still worth the visit. A beautiful village by the river to wonder round with a Mediterranean vibe. There are lots of cafes, some by the river, loads of ice cream places, gift shops and just beautiful little streets winding though the church's and houses. Looks very busy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It's a square. Round square. Small nice round square. You can't miss it. Even if you try. I guess I reached minimum required of 100 symbols, writing about this small square

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