Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, Castle Quarter

Budapest Liszt Ferenc nemzetközi repülőtér
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
Source: Wikipedia

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, previously called Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (IATA: BUD, ICAO: LHBP) is the largest and most well-known of Hungary’s five international airports. It is located 16 km southeast from the center of Budapest. It was named after the composer Franz Liszt in 2011 on the 200th anniversary of his birth.

A budai Várnegyed
The Buda Castle District
Photo: Baranyai Béla/Magyar Kurír

The Buda Castle District is a part of Budapest District I, an ancient part of the city of Buda. It was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The Buda Castle District is home to the Buda Castle, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Church of Mary Magdalene, the Military History Institute and Museum, the National Széchényi Library, the residence of the President of the Republic (Sándor Palace), and the former Carmelite Monastery now used as the Prime Minister’s Office.