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BUDA-PAST: HISTORIC SQUARE OF BUDAPEST THEN AND NOW

Do you know which historic square of Pest can be seen on this vintage pictures and approximately when it was taken?

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Although it is one of the busiest traffic hub of Budapest, but nowadays probably it is one of the most unlovely square in the capital.

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Answer: On the vintage pictures you can see the Blaha Lujza tér of Budapest. The featured image was a picture of a postcard in 1898, that times the “square” was called Kerepesi út. The second one was taken in 1963. Since 1918 it is called Balha Lujza tér, named after the great Hungarian actress, “the nightingale of the nation” Lujza Blaha, (born: Reindl Ludovika).

via: ilyenisvoltbudapest.hu

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