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Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo), Budapest

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Follow in the footsteps of the 19th-century aristocrats as you stroll down Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo). Located between the Chain Bridge and the Elisabeth Bridge on the Pest side, this walkway along the Danube is the city's most famous. As you go, admire the magnificent views of Buda Castle and a variety of sculptures, including representations of Sándor Petőfi and William Shakespeare. The walkway also features one of the city's most powerful memorials. Statues of shoes on the riverbank pay homage to the Jews who were killed here during World War II. Many of the city's famous sights and historic buildings, such as the Parliament and the Vigadó concert hall, are within walking distance from the promenade. If you need a break from sightseeting, the surrounding streets are dotted with cafes and restaurants. By using our Budapest trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo) and other attractions in Budapest.
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  • Very pleasant experience is to take a stroll along the promenade and enjoy in the relaxing evening while breeze from a Danube river fills your lungs with fresh air. Great experience.  more »
  • I felt walking "Dunakorzó" is, so much fun here. This is great, so are a lot of historic buildings is good sight during the day, night and illuminated by indirect lighting. There were many picturesque spectacle.
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  • It's located along the Danube, on Pest side, starting from Elisabeth Bridge to the Chain Bridge, but recommend you to continue your walk further, to the Parliament. The views are spectacular, you walk...  more »

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