We took a train, which takes only about forty minutes and offers nice views of the countryside. Upon arrival, it was great to just be in a place that was so small that you knew you could wander anywhere and not get truly lost.
However, before long, we found ourselves on the way to
Nevertheless, we did get a chance to see some really extraordinary Albrecht Dürer engravings and woodcuts. I particularly enjoyed seeing his Hercules woodcut print, since he did so few pagan works, mostly specializing in religious, self-portraits, or animals. The museum also holds the crown of the Hungarian kings – so, really, the crown of the Habsburgs. It certainly reminds one of the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor, as it emphasizes the Christian aspect, with imagery of Jesus and religious iconography.
After viewing the artifacts, which also included a large collection of Biedermeier furniture, we walked a bit more around the city and grabbed a delicious and inexpensive meal! I found
The final stop in
I had only planned on staying till early evening, but I enjoyed the city so much that we did not leave until around 10 at night. We had to run to catch our train, but I still caught a glimpse of the beautiful city at night with the President’s Palace, the massive bridge, and the castle all gorgeously lit up. We managed to just catch the right train and it was back to