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See Budapest’s Old Buildings Through An Unlikely Lens

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When was the last time you took the time to really ‘look up’ and admire the buildings around you? We’re judging by your iPhone addiction, it’s probably been a while.

Luckily, Hungarian photographer Zsolt Hlinka has trawled the streets of Budapest to capture some of the city’s oldest historic sites and incredible buildings in a series called 100-Year-Old Houses.

Instead of a collection of stock standard architecture images, Hlinka has photographed the structures from below, depicting each building as an upward tunnel framing blue skies, detailing intricate window frames, elevator shafts and brickwork that we so often ignore.


The houses are located along Budapest‘s famous Nagykörút route that was built in 1896 and remains one of the most central and busiest parts of the city.


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