Budapest’s landmarks before and now

formerly crowded tourist attractions are now totally empty

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Tourist attractions before and now
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

I took photos of Budapest’s landmarks without tourristss, but the difference is much more visible if you can compare how they looked previously and now during the pandemic.

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Once I have a photo archive and we live such historic times with the COVID19 pandemic, I made a before/after photo pairs gallery about the effects of the pandemic and the currfew on tourism.

Let’s have a look how Budapest’s popular tourist attractions looked befoer the pandemic with crowds of tourists and how they look now without any visitors.

In my previous post from Monday you can also read, how the corona virus pandemic affects photographers and the entire photography industry.

World Tourism Day on Fishermen's Bastion

Tourists visit Budapest's landmark Fisherman's Bastion on World Tourism Day in Budapest, Hungary on Sept. 27, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists visit Mathias Church

Tourists visit Mathias Church in the Castle of Buda district of Budapest, Hungary on Feb. 13, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction Fishermen's Bastion is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a rainy spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city from Budapest's landmark Fisherman's Bastion on World Tourism Day in Budapest, Hungary on Sept. 27, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city from Budapest's landmark Fisherman's Bastion on World Tourism Day in Budapest, Hungary on Sept. 27, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city in Budapest, Hungary on Feb. 13, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city from Budapest's landmark Fisherman's Bastion on World Tourism Day in Budapest, Hungary on Sept. 27, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a rainy spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a rainy spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists at Fisherman's Bastion

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on May 17, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in the Castle of Buda

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on Mar 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in the Castle of Buda

Tourists enjoy the view of the city on a spring day in Budapest, Hungary on Mar 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in the Castle of Buda

People walk under blooming cherry trees in the Castle of Buda in Budapest, Hungary on April 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in the Castle of Buda

People walk under blooming cherry trees in the Castle of Buda in Budapest, Hungary on April 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in the Castle of Buda

People walk under blooming cherry trees in the Castle of Buda in Budapest, Hungary on April 15, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front of Saint Stephen Basilica

Tourists enjoy the view of the city in front of Saint Stephen Basilica on the International Tourist Guide Day in Budapest, Hungary on Feb. 21, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

Tourists protecting themselves from summer heat with an umbrella watch the building of the Parliament on Kossuth square in downtown Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 22, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

People cool down in the summer heat in the water sprays of a public square in front of the building of the Parliament in downtown Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 22, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

People cool down in the summer heat by the water cloud of the humidifiers in front of the building of the Parliament in downtown Budapest, Hungary on July 19, 2015.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

People cool down in the summer heat by the water cloud of the humidifiers in front of the building of the Parliament in downtown Budapest, Hungary on July 19, 2015.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

People cool down in the summer heat in the water sprays of a public square in front of the building of the Parliament in downtown Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 22, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists in front the Parliament

People cool down in the summer heat in the water sprays of a public square in front of the building of the Parliament in downtown Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 22, 2018.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists watch the city from the top of Gellert Hill

Tourists enjoy the view of the city centre from the top of Gellert Hill in Budapest, Hungary on January 19, 2013.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists watch the city from the top of Gellert Hill

Tourists enjoy taking photos with the view of the foggy city centre from the top of Gellert Hill in the autumn in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 20, 2017.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists watch the city from the top of Gellert Hill

Tourists enjoy taking photos with the view of the foggy city centre from the top of Gellert Hill in the autumn in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 20, 2017. ATTILA VOLGYI
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourists watch the city from the top of Gellert Hill

Tourists enjoy taking photos with the view of the city centre from the top of Gellert Hill surrounded by leaves on trees turning yellow in the autumn in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 21, 2019.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Tourist attraction without any visitors

Budapest tourist attraction is seen without any visitors during the COVID19 corona virus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary on April 2, 2020.
Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

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