15 Best Places to Visit in Hungary

This country is considered to be one of the most immersive destinations throughout the whole Europe. Here you can see a lot of fortifications that are remains from Roman ruling and you will notice that Hungary is a place with a lot of different cultures. You have many things to do in Hungary like boat ride true the amazing Danube River to all the legendary wine labels that are worth visiting and tasting. But now we gonna check the best places to visit in Hungary

1. Tokaj

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 This is a very charming place and can offer a lot and plenty things to do, especially for the wine tasters. Here you can find a lot of pure wine varieties and also the famous Tokay dry and Furmint. Also, the city is surrounded with amazing vineyards. Yet not just the wine, this place also offers delightful taverns where you can try the famous fish broths.

2. Szentendre

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When you leave Budapest and went little north you will come in the city of Szentendre.This city is an absolute fairytale just because of the stone-clad streets and all the Magyar houses. Even more, this place looks like it is an actual museum of the history of Hungary. If you are history or art lover this is the place to be because there are numerous galleries you can explore.

3. Pecs

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This place has up to 2000 years of history even going back to the Roman times. If you love hiking or mountain biking then this is the place to be. You can also enjoy the night bars here and learn more about this place culture and history.

4. Lake Balaton

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One of the best places to visit in Hungary is the Lake Balaton. This destination is popular true the whole year for foreign and domestic visitors. Lake Balaton is the biggest freshwater lake in whole Europe. Here are Siofok and Keszthely two towns that are known for the wildest parties. The north shore of the lake is more peaceful and here you can find Balatonfured who was known as the historical bathing town and a lot of wineries that you can visit

5. Sopron

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You can find wine here also! It seems like you can find wine, good wine, wherever in Hungry. Yet this place out of them all is probably the one most aged and most influenced by all the political storms in the country. Although the medieval buildings escaped damage in the world war II the rest of the town was devastated. The Alps are closest to Sopron so when you visit it you can go for a hiking trip and explore the beauty of nature

6. Aggtelek National Park

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These cave systems are so important that they are even UNESCO attested. They are for sure one of Hungary’s most fascinating natural wonders. If you want a piece of adventure then this is the place to visit when in Hungary. This stalactic cave is 16ml (26km) long which makes it the largest in Europe, is even more interesting how these caves can take you across to Slovakia!

7. Visegrad

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This place is worth seeing because it is located in medieval stone and it is surrounded by Roman ruins. It bends over a river and it offers probably the best and most dramatic sights of Hungary. Also, you can experience marvelous pieces of architecture in the city. Above the town, you can see the huge Upper Castle. This mighty construction was used by the Ottomans but was originally constructed by the Mongol Hordes   

8. Lake Heviz

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This lake is one of the largest thermal lakes in the whole world! If you love nature then you will enjoy visiting this place because it is so calm and refreshing. It has a great reputation of being a healing spot. This place is popular all year due to the temperature of the water that varies from 73 to 97 F  (23 to 36 degrees).  This place is actually proven to be very helpful to people that suffer from rheumatic complaints.

9. Koszeg

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This place is probably most known for the Koszeg castle that was very important back in time. The most interesting fact about this place is that is left untouched since the Middle Ages. The hills that surround the city are actually accessible for hiking and walking.

10. Esztergom

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Esztergom is so picturesque that it will for sure catch your breath. This is also the center of the Christianity in Hungary and you can have great experiences here. In the 10th century, this city was also the capital of Hungary. You will for sure notice all the religious constructions and admire the Baroque and classic style they are built in. When you are here don’t forget to visit the massive Esztergom Basilica

11. Holloko

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Holloko bears its UNESCO tag proudly because it is actually the best-preserved landscape in whole Hungary. It is also considered to be the perfect picture of the bucolic and historic life in Central Europe. You can never go wrong by visiting it.

12. Debrecen

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This city is usually ignored by the tourists but this former capital of Hungary is a mix of culture, history, and heritage. It’s known as the countries intellectual center beginning with the first college that was founded in 1538. Must visit destination in Debrecen is the Deri Museum, here you can find amazing art, old weapons and a lot of archaeological finds from the rich historical past of Hungary.

13. Budapest

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Of course, this place would be on the list of places to visit in Hungary because it is the famous one of the country. It doesn’t even need an introduction because it has been major tourist attractions in years. Budapest is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. This city is at the same time mysterious, modern and lively. It has something for everyone. You can go in lecture halls and visit museums, focus on culture or spend sleepless nights in the bars. Either way, you will make unforgettable memories. The thermal water-cave system in this city is the largest in the world. There is this place called the Fisherman’s Bastion where you can experience the most magical view of the Danube river!

14. Eger

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This Eger city is a real treasure of a place and is the second largest city in Hungary. You can find endless wineries choices here as well as many bubbly thermal baths you can choose from. Yet what draws the most attention, is the old part of the town because it is an interesting web of alleys and street cafes. This place offers totally different experience. If you feeling ready to climb 150 steps, go and climb to the Turkish minaret that offers an amazing view of the city.

15. Hortobagy National Park

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Hortobagy National Park is the biggest semi-natural grassland in Europe and In 1973 become the first national park in Hungary. The biggest attractions in the park are the Kareag Windmill and the Nine-Arch Bridge both built in the 19th century. In the park, you can find 342 species of birds that make it a perfect place for bird watching. 

There are many places to visit in Hungary and yet one will never go wrong with choosing either one of them

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