Old world made new
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Budapest, Hungary

OLD WORLD MADE NEW: At Gresham Palace, now a Four Seasons in Budapest, Hungary, painstaking renovations preserved many Art Nouveau flourishes. (Mark Avellino/Lonely Planet)
REIGNING ON THE DANUBE: The Royal Palace, a Budapest landmark, has been damaged, rebuilt and renovated numerous times in its long history. (Tomas Opitz)
CURVES AGAINST THE SKY: The 1896 Geological Institute in Budapest was created by Odon Lechner. The roof shows some of Lechner’s ornate Art Nouveau design touches (Barnabas Szabo / for the Times)
A view of the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest. (Barnabas Szabo / Getty Images)
The façade of the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest. (Barnabas Szabo / Getty Images)
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