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Grab a window seat if you can, Flights descending into Budapest airport usually fly directly over the city center affording spectacular views

Flying in to BudapestBudapest is full of sights so if you only have a limited time the best place to start is from as high up as you can. Luckily you can start your sight seeing before you even get off the plane. Some of the airlines, in particular Hungary’s own Malev tend to fly directly over Budapest on their way in to Ferihegy Airport’s Terminal 2. If you turn up early enough for check in you should be able to get a window seat but make sure it’s on the right hand side of the plane. Then all you need are clear skies and you’re in for a real treat as the aircraft begins it’s final approach, dipping its wing to give a fantastic view of the Danube, the parliament and most of the bridges. Watch out too for the large dumbbell shape of the outside pools of the Szechenyi thermal baths.

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