Budapest’s art nouveau architecture (1896-1914)

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     In the case of the Art Nouveau buildings, it is worthwhile to observe the details as well, all the more because besides the excellent examples of the international trends in Art Nouveau there are some unique ones bearing motifs of traditional Hungarian folk art, the creations of the national style.

     Budapest is a mixture of numerous city parts with different ages and characteristics that it is worthwhile to discover. Its architectural treasures are scattered and can be found in outlying districts or hidden streets, causing many surprises even for locals. The Architectural Guide to Budapest gives a selection of styles and themes, and helps the visitors to find the best examples of a particular architectural movement. This selection is not complete, during the thematic walks or in connection with the discovered buildings many more treasures can appear.