Oktogon, Budapest (Early 20th century)

Oktogon, Budapest (Early 20th century)

A landmark crossroads in the Hungarian capital city at the turn of the century.

History

Keywords

Oktogon, Budapest, Andrássy Avenue, Grand Boulevard, world heritage, turn of the century, underground, electric, omnibus, space

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Questions

  • Where is the Oktogon situated in Budapest?
  • Which language does the word ‘octagon’ originate from from?
  • What shape has 8 sides?
  • Which metro line passes under the Oktogon?
  • Which famous tram line passes through the junction?
  • When was the Andrássy Avenue opened to traffic?
  • What event was celebrated in Hungary in 1896?
  • Which building was inaugurated in 1896, the year of the Millennium?
  • Which building was inaugurated in 1896, the year of the Millennium?
  • Which bridge over the Danube was inaugurated in the year of the Millennium?
  • What powers the ominibus?
  • How many underground railways had existed in Europe before the construction of the Millennium Underground Railway in Budapest?

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