Matthias Church, Budapest, Hungary 1
Matthias Church – one of the original medieval wonders of Hungary – is located in Buda, the older, Brahmin sister to the self-obsessed Pest. From the heights of the Castle District, there’s a splendid view of Parliamentary spires and prostitute-packed quays. It’s a fake, of course. Or, rather, an Austro-Hungarian
Matthias Church, Budapest, Hungary 4
The purple-roofed Sancho Panza to the quixotic Matthias Church is, you guessed it, a Hilton hotel.