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Budapest Then and Now: a Walk through the Ages

zita kisgergely

There is nothing like the turn of the dial on the year to cause one to get a bit nostalgic and with a bit of wistfulness, look back. Luckily, with the Internet and other media, it is becoming easier and easier to take a peek and see things as they were years, even decades ago. It is our good fortune to have stumbled upon this thrilling – yet somehow meditative – video that highlights gorgeous old photographs of Budapest as it was a century ago. And because we love putting locations in Budapest in front of your eyes, we went ahead and did a little photo research of our own and gathered a few of the same sites as they are now. It is amazing to see what has changed, and what has stayed the same. That’s one of the things that makes Budapest such a fantastic place to work and film: the melding of the old and regal with the modern and sleek. But enough chattering, have a look at the video, then join us below for a cozy trip back in time. No need to bring your camera: we’ve got you covered.

Lukacs Baths (.33 in the video):

via Lukacs Baths

via Lukacs Baths

Hungarian Parliament (.50 in the video):

via wikipedia commons

via wikipedia commons

Keleti Train Station (1.05 in the video)

Kalvin Square (1.09 in the video)

Fisherman's Bastian (2:19 in the video)

via By Ealdgyth - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2674945

via By Ealdgyth - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2674945

Flatpack Films is based in Budapest, Hungary. We are a film company that offers an inspiring and professional work atmosphere for our local and international clients. Since our inception, our focus has been providing the best of the best in terms of local production resources, locations, cast, and technical teams to ensure that whatever the production we facilitate, we do to highest standard possible.