Origin Guide – Dan Brown's Origin Guide
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Chapter 43

Kazinczy Street, Budapest Kazinczy Street is one of the most popular streets of Budapest’s Jewish Quarter. There is an Art Nouveau synagogue, the Museum of Electronic Engineering and the most famous of Budapest’s ruin pubs, Szimpla Kert. Szimpla Kert The best known Ruin pubs aka romkocsmas. Here is a video that presents the [...]

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Chapter 40

Romkocsmas pubs Kürtoskalács pastry Kürtőskalács is a Hungarian pastry from Transylvania. It is cooked on a spit over a fire and comes in the form of a caramelized brioche of cylindrical shape. The kürtőskalács is sold in pastry shops but more often it is prepared by street vendors, beaches or fairs.

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Chapter 37

Royal Library Madrid The Royal Library is located in the Royal Palace of Madrid. Felipe V has created two well-differentiated institutions: the Royal Library or the Private Library for use by monarchs and their families, and the Royal Public Library, designed especially for open use. This second library is now called the National [...]

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Chapter 32

La Salve Bridge From its real name “Príncipes de España”, La Salve Bridge was the first bridge in Spain with a system of tie-rods and a metal panel. Built in the early 1970s to connect the city center with the outlying districts, it is now totally linked to the Guggenheim Museum, where its modern touch does not go unnoticed: [...]

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Chapter 31

The Chain Bridge – Széchenyi lánchíd The Chain bridge began to be build in 1839 by the project of Count István Széchenyi, and has been completed in 1849 by the Scot Adam Clark according to the plans of the Englishman William Tierney Clark, it has a deck of 360 meters supported by two towers, a technical feat for the era. It was the [...]

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Chapter 28

Cells – Louise Bourgeois Probably one of the most influential artist in the 20s century, Louise Bourgeois create this Cells series in the Guggenheim museum. Created over a span of twenty years, the Cells are intensely psychological microcosms: situated within various enclosures, each is a multi-faceted collection of sculptural [...]

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Chapter 22

Royal Palace of Madrid The Palacio Real de Madrid is a palace with a purely protocolary vocation although it is the official residence of the King of Spain. It was built between 1734 and 1764 by order of Philippe V in place of the old Royal Alcazar devastated by a fire in 1734. The Royal Palace of Madrid is one of the largest in Western [...]

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Chapter 20

Stars: Véga, Bételgeuse, Rigel, Algebar, Deneb, Acrab, Kitalpha Star Véga From the arabic: al waki, la lyre White star ranked in 5th position of the most luminous stars of the sky. It is about 25.3 light-years away from Earth. Star Bételgeuse From the arabic: ibt al-ghül Red supergiant star about 427 light-years away. At its maximum, it [...]

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