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  3. Day 3: Mária Magdolna Torony & Koller GalleryDay 3: Mária Magdolna Torony & Koller Gallery
Walking west from Matthias Cathedral along Fortuna ut I come upon this nice hotel facade.
The signage is very well done, makes me want to visit!
National Archives of Hungary with Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet in front.
Roof tiles of the National Archives of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary.
View of the southern roof of the National Archives of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary.
Listing of activities at Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet
Soldiers marching from the Military History Institute and Museum, Hadtörténelmi Levéltár.
Family members marching with the troops from Hadtörténelmi Levéltár through Vienna Gate
Statue for the poet Ferenc Kazinczy, in Bécsi kapu ter (Vienna Gate Square)
On guard at the Hadtörténeti Múzeum, the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary
Cannons on display outside the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary
A torpedo, probably from a destroyer, at the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary.
More modern cannon outside the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary.
Getting towards shift change time, gathering outside the entrance. Museum of Military History.
Heading to the Mária Magdolna Torony. The rest of the church was torn down in the 1950s.
Entrance is on the north side
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Ruins of the nave north of Mária Magdolna Torony. Quiet and peaceful, but no shade.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Getting the entire 13th century tower into a horizontal image with the fisheye.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
24 bells on the side of the tower.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
In the lower chamber of the tower, looking at the ruins of the nave and Kapisztrán tér.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Climbing the narrow circular staircase.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
A modern metal staircase connects to the upper chamber.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Top chamber of Mária Magdolna Torony
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Matthias Church to the southeast, with the Budapest Hilton in front of it.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian Parliament Building across the Danube to the east.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian rooflines in the sun.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian Parliament Building to the east across the Danube.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Bell tower and roof of the nave of Matthias Church.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Roofline of the Budapest Hilton with St. Stephen's Basilica beyond, distance compressed by telephoto
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Steeple of Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet to the north. Many apartment buildings beyond.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Buda Castle with Liberty Statue to the southeast. Easy to see the full size of the complex.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Havas Boldogasszony Church to the south, west of the Castle District.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
This building to the southwest on Magyar jakobinusok tere caught my eye. Apartments and businesses.
Taken from Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
Heading back down the stairs.
Mária Magdolna Torony, Budapest, Hungary
A short walk to the privately owned Koller Art Gallery, to the northwest of Matthias Church.
Three floors of different types of art. Miniature bronzes with the garden beyond.
View of the garden with statues for sale.
The Gallery is in a rowhouse, and has a narrow, shaded backyard with a million dollar view!
View over the backyard to the east, with the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament Building.
Top floor has small pieces, attractively displayed.
Paintings and etchings in the stairway are for sale.
Outside on Táncsics Mihály ut, a classic Mini Cooper waits for its owner.
Walking west from Matthias Cathedral along Fortuna ut I come upon this nice hotel facade. The signage is very well done, makes me want to visit! National Archives of Hungary with  Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet in front. Roof tiles of the National Archives of Hungary, Budapest,  Hungary. View of the southern roof of the National Archives of Hungary, Budapest,  Hungary. Listing of activities at Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet Soldiers marching from the  Military History Institute and Museum,  Hadtörténelmi Levéltár. Family members marching with the troops from Hadtörténelmi Levéltár through Vienna Gate Statue for the poet Ferenc Kazinczy, in Bécsi kapu ter (Vienna Gate Square) On guard at the Hadtörténeti Múzeum, the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary Cannons on display outside the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary A torpedo, probably from a destroyer, at the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary. More modern cannon outside the Museum of Military History, Budapest, Hungary. Getting towards shift change time, gathering outside the entrance. Museum of Military History. Heading to the Mária Magdolna Torony. The rest of the church was torn down in the 1950s. Entrance is on the north side Ruins of the nave north of Mária Magdolna Torony. Quiet and peaceful, but no shade. Getting the entire 13th century tower into a horizontal image with the fisheye. 24 bells on the side of the tower. In the lower chamber of the tower, looking at the ruins of the nave and Kapisztrán tér. Climbing the narrow circular staircase. A modern metal staircase connects to the upper chamber. Top chamber of Mária Magdolna Torony Matthias Church to the southeast, with the Budapest Hilton in front of it. Hungarian Parliament Building across the Danube to the east. Hungarian rooflines in the sun. Hungarian Parliament Building to the east across the Danube. Bell tower and roof of the nave of Matthias Church. Roofline of the Budapest Hilton with St. Stephen's Basilica beyond, distance compressed by telephoto Steeple of Budavári Evangélikus Templom és Gyülekezet to the north. Many apartment buildings beyond. Buda Castle with Liberty Statue to the southeast. Easy to see the full size of the complex. Havas Boldogasszony Church to the south, west of the Castle District. This building to the southwest on Magyar jakobinusok tere caught my eye. Apartments and businesses. Heading back down the stairs. A short walk to the privately owned Koller Art Gallery, to the northwest of Matthias Church. Three floors of different types of art. Miniature bronzes with the garden beyond. View of the garden with statues for sale. The Gallery is in a rowhouse, and has a narrow, shaded backyard with a million dollar view! View over the backyard to the east, with the Danube and the Hungarian Parliament Building. Top floor has small pieces, attractively displayed. Paintings and etchings in the stairway are for sale. Outside on Táncsics Mihály ut, a classic Mini Cooper waits for its owner.
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