Sites & cities that bear the name of Buda


Today in : Hungary
First trace of activity : 1247 C.E
Last trace of activity : 1873 C.E
Recorded names : Ofen, Budim, Будим, Budín

Description : Buda (Hungarian pronunciation: ; German: Ofen, Croatian: Budim, Serbian: Будим, Czech and Slovak: Budín, Turkish: Budin) was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Hungary and since 1873 has been the western part of the Hungarian capital Budapest, on the west bank of the Danube. Buda comprises a third of Budapest's total territory and is in fact mostly wooded. Landmarks include Buda Castle, the Citadella, and the president of Hungary's residence, Sándor Palace.

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