Budapest – Memento Park & Onyx

Budapest – Memento Park & Onyx

Budapest Thursday, December 6         Today we drove from Szekszárd to Budapest’s Memento Park. After the Soviets left Hungary in 1990, the Hungarians took the Communist statues and put them in a special park to remember their oppression. We visited Memento...
Szekszárd

Szekszárd

Szekszárd Wednesday, December 5   Today we had a wine tasting at Bock and then headed out to Szekszárd. When we arrived, we checked into the Takler Kuria Hotel & went to dinner at Optimus Restaurant (Bodri Winery). We also had a tour of the Takler Kuria cellars. ...
Villány

Villány

Villány Monday, December 3            After the churches in Pécs, we drove to Villány. This village is tiny and filled with wine tasting venues all lined up down the main street. We stayed at The Crocus Hotel, which is operated by Gere Winery. We have stayed at some...
Pécs

Pécs

Pécs Monday, December 3         After checking out of the hotel, we walked to the Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kasim. This church-turned-mosque-turned-church-again sits in the middle of Széchenyi square. There were many variations of a church before the Turks took over the...
Pécs

Pécs

Pécs Sunday, December 2 Hotel Palatinus was beautiful. The lobby was entirely built in Art Nouveau, from stained-glass windows to the details in the ceiling work.  The economy rooms need a bit of help, though, so stay in the renovated rooms if you decide to go. We...
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