Wonderful cities and towns, thermal waters and a lot of entertainment – these three things are often being associated with Hungary. This land, located between Austria and Romania became a popular destination for tourists from the whole Europe for a reason. Everyone can find something for himself – from history and science passionate, through students who want to rest after academic year to retired people.
The pearl of Danube: Budapest
A lot of people begin their trip to Hungary from the capital city. In its present form it was created in 19th century. Earlier there were three separate cities, located by the two sides of Danube. Today the scenic views from the hills astonish thousands of visitors. What is worth seeing in Budapest? On the east side of the river (Pest), the building of Hungarian Parliament ought to be seen. One of the biggest parliaments in the world, represents the Neo-Gothic style with the elements of Neo-Renaissance. Another interesting point is the oldest metro line in Europe. In Buda, the area of castle and the Matthias Church are the obvious points. These are only a few from the numerous places worth seeing.
A bit of water relax
For people who enjoy resting by water, Hungary seems to be an ideal place. Due to its climate, a bath in Lake Balaton – the beautiful, big lake, called “the Hungarian sea” – is possible from the late spring till the end of the summer. What is more, the towns located by this lake often have a specific charm. Party enthusiasts will also find something for themselves in Siófok – city full of life at night.
But the lake is not everything. Hungary is also famous for thermal water. The popular health resort is called Hajdúszoboszló. A good infrastructure encourages people from various countries. The complex of pools and huge aqua park guarantees great fun not only for families with children, but also for students.
Something for food connoisseurs
When asked about Hungarian kitchen, many people say that it is spicy. But it is not the whole truth – of course, pepper plays an important role here. But herbs also comprise a meaningful part of cuisine in this place. Tomatoes and garlic also cannot be omitted. Goulash soup and letcho are well-known Hungarian dishes. Fish also found their place in local cuisine. And what about drinks? In that country wine is produced in several regions, e.g. Eger and Tokaj.
Hungary is a land with a very diversified offer for tourists. What is certain, nobody will be bored here – neither the whole family, nor pensioners. Why not try it?