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Budapest— 2 nights
Pearl of the Danube
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).
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In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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