Must-visit places in Hungary

Gyor

With its roots in Celtic and Roman eras, Gyor also has been ruled by the Mongols, Magyars, Czechs, and Ottomans, though city fathers burned the town to keep the Turks from taking it. Gyor, located between Budapest and Vienna, is a good town to just wander around in.

Budapest

Budapest is one of the must-visit places to visit in Hungary to understand the country’s history and progress in the modern times. Historic & ancient buildings stand regally alongside the modern architectural wonders.

Lake Balaton

Often called the Hungarian sea, Lake Balaton is central Europe’s largest lake and offers plenty to see and do.

The best attractions in Hungary

Visit Buda Castle

When you first set eyes on spectacular Buda Castle in Budapest, you'll appreciate why so many people consider the city the "Paris of the East." This spectacular historic landmark - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - ranks right up there with Versailles in terms of its majestic proportions and wonderful design.

Bathe in the Cave Bath, Miskolc-tapolca

The Cave Bath at Miskolc-Tapolca is a must see attraction for anyone who enjoys relaxation and pampering. This thermal spa bath is located in a natural cave system, which can only be explored by wading in.

Visit Historic Spa Towns

If you're looking for a vacation that combines some down time with a rich cultural experience, Hungary delivers. There are many historic spa towns and facilities throughout the country offering everything from simple bathing in regenerative waters to longer stays in lovely spa resorts.

Tips on how to travel to Hungary

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From beautiful Budapest - the city of lights - to its many quaint villages and fantastic scenery, Hungary evokes a strong sense of history and tradition at every turn. While Budapest is considered to be one of the most important cultural and architectural spots of Hungary, there are exciting places to visit in the capital of Hungary as well as in other cities, including Szeged, Debrecen, and Pecs.

Different cities and towns in Hungary offer tourists a lot of historical attractions impacted by different cultures, including Turkish invaders and Italian Renaissance designers. So, don't hesitate and choose one of the most exciting destinations in Hungary.

Liza Athanassakis a tour guide in Hungary