The tour company (ACFEA, which specializes in tours for performing groups) kindly scheduled us nothing but an optional morning tour of Budapest on June 24, our first full day in Europe after 17 hours in transit. Naturally, we all piled into the bus and went. The photos for this day’s tour are in the Budapest 2015 folder in the photo gallery.
There must be a rule about tours of Budapest – they all seem to start with a bus trip to Heroes’ Square. Our trip in 2012 did, and so did this one, although the Lion’s Gate Hotel is only about a mile away. Because I took large scale photos of Heroes’ Square in 2012, and because I was using a different camera, I confined myself this time to closeups of the big statues. From my previous trip, here’s the big view of Heroes’ Square: