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Choosing a place to stay

“ I Insist on Hundreds of Shops and a Movie Theatre In-House” “I Love the Urban Jungle” “ I Want to Stay in a Historical Area, but Don’t Want to Pay for it” “I Want a Small, Old-fashioned, Family-run, Five Star Hotel

Renaming streets was a terrible habit of totalitarian régimes in Hungary. That’s why there is now the possibly too-strict-rule which forbids naming a street after a person until he/she has been dead for more than 25 years. The great poet János Pilinszky (1921 – 1981) lived not far from this minuscule street, which was earlier named ”Rainbow Way”. The law requires the old name to remain in place, crossed out in red, for at least two years – a tourist-friendy rule. (Photo by the author.)

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