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What to see in Hungary

Hungary Attractions


As one of Europe's most fascinating countries, Hungary offers a wealth of sightseeing attractions. Visitors to beautiful Budapest will marvel at its architecture, enjoy its opera, and take in its musical events. There's also the romance of the Danube River and Budapest's famed spa baths.

Budapest has many celebrated tourist attractions and is a useful transport hub for exploring the rest of the country. Visit Hévíz and soak in the world's second largest thermal lake, Gyógytó. Visit Momento Park, one of the world's most bizarre attractions, where hundreds of giant statues were banished at the end of the communist era.

Take a trip to Szentendre for a spot of shopping and visit the old university town of Keszthely to enjoy the quaint streets lined with trees, trendy cafés, and busy markets. The best season to visit Hungary is in the summer, between April and September, when the days are long and the weather warm.

Most towns and cities in Hungary have reliable and affordable public transport but the best way to see the country is to hire a car and experience it all for yourself as it is not difficult to drive and navigate in the country.


Balatonfured

Balatonfüred has been the most fashionable resort on the Lake Balaton since the 18th century when…

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Buda Castle

Buda Castle is the royal complex of past Hungarian monarchs. Sitting atop Castle Hill in the picturesque Castle…

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Eger Castle

Sitting on the site of numerous historical events, Eger Castle overlooks its town namesake and is one of the…

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Esztergom

Esztergom combines captivating history with riverside charm. One of Hungary's most historically important…

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Fisherman’s Bastion

Built in 1905 on the medieval castle walls, the neo-Romanesque ramparts were so named after the city's…

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Heviz

Hévíz is the site of world's largest thermal lake: Gyógytó. It is the most extraordinary…

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Kecskemet

A 53-mile (86km) drive from Budapest, Kecskemét makes for a wonderful short trip from the city. While…

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Keszthely

Keszthely is a university town with trendy cafes, tree-lined streets, and busy market areas. Modern history…

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Memento Park

A popular yet bizarre attractions, Memento Park contains the giant figures of the communist era that once…

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Parliament Buildings

On the bank of the Danube stands one of the world's most beautiful buildings of parliament, an imposing sight…

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Szépasszony Valley (Valley of the Pretty Woman)

With its rolling vineyards and century-old cellars and taverns, Szépasszony Valley is a favourite attraction…

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Szentendre

Known as 'The Pearl of the Danube Bend'. Szentendre is a quaint old market town situated on the slopes of…

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The Great Synagogue and Jewish Museum

Situated within the charming old Jewish quarter of Pest, the Great Synogogue is one of the largest in the…

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Vác

Vác is a pretty Baroque town on the east bank of the Danube Bend. Vác is an accessible and popular…

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Visegrad

Situated on the abrupt loop of the Danube beneath steep hills, Visegrad was once a Roman stronghold on the…

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