Sites & cities that bear the name of Pest


Today in : Hungary
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century C.E
Last trace of activity : 1873 C.E
Recorded names : Contra-Aquincum, Pession , пещ, пећ, peć, Pesth

Description : Pest (Hungarian pronunciation: ) is the eastern, mostly flat part of Budapest, Hungary, comprising about two thirds of the city's territory. It is separated from Buda and Óbuda, the western parts of Budapest, by the Danube River. Among its most notable sights are the Inner City, the Hungarian Parliament Building, Heroes' Square and Andrássy Avenue. In colloquial Hungarian, "Pest" is often used for the whole capital of Budapest. The three parts of Budapest (Pest, Buda, Óbuda) united in 1873.

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