Hungary Travel Guide

  • Budapest, Hungary
    Budapest, Hungary
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    Chain Bridge, Budapest
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    Chain bridge
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Hungary Highlights

  • Pro
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     Lovely cities. Rich Culture 

  • Con
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     Very difficult language. 

  • In a nutshell
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     Home of One of Europe's Proudest Cultures 

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Budapest

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7729,17912,571

Pecs

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324,803,33

Debrecen

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74,151,18

Eger

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177,470,8

Szeged

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75,139,18

Siofok

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55,143,52

Sopron

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81,307,21

Szentendre

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206,571,6

Miskolc

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57,169,11

Gyor

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78,278,44

Balaton

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67,210,0

Esztergom

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74,212,8

Szekesfehervar

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58,162,8

Visegrad

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22,83,3

Tihany

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45,170,2

Keszthely

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63,175,25

Heviz

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32,82,55

Tokaj

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41,89,6

Balatonfured

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32,55,22

Veszprem

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69,227,7

Vac

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26,106,0

Nyiregyhaza

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20,58,5

Hortobagy

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17,46,1

Hajduszoboszlo

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21,39,29

Kaposvar

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18,41,5

Komarom

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5,18,0

Erd

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20,151,2

Matra

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4,19,0

Lillafured

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9,32,2

Szombathely

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11,43,8

Godollo

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4,32,6

Szilvasvarad

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7,33,1

Mosonmagyarovar

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4,3,10

Kecskemet

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25,87,15

Szigetvar

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13,23,0

Kecskemet

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30,107,0

Zahony

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1,3,0

Nagymaros

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8,14,0

Jaszbereny

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17,37,0

Szarvas

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14,60,0

Egerszalok

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6,22,0

Holloko

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2,26,0

Lenti

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2,9,0

Sarvar

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4,12,18

Obudai-sziget

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1,1,0

Leanyfalu

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1,6,0

Kalocsa

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5,14,4

Gyongyos

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9,24,0

Fertod

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5,15,0

Buk

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4,6,8

Budapest

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  • Buda Castle - Budavar

    Budapest Things to Do

    It was noon when we came across the changing of the Guards in front of the Hungarian Presidential Palace. The crowd watching wasn't that big, although I imagine the crowds would swell in high season. The palace is called Sandor Palota (Alexander Palace), and is located by the Funicular. The display was quite small compared to displays I had seen...

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  • Four Seasons Gresham Palace

    Budapest Hotels

    If you can afford it, the Gresham Palace, a 5 star luxury hotel owned by the Four Seasons group has...

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  • Gerbeaud House

    Budapest Restaurants

    Gerbaud is a famous place in Budapest - great coffee , excellent cakes and chocolate. The place is very beautiful , the service is excellent and of course the food is very good. This place , of course , is not cheap as other places in Budapest but still it is worth the money just for the experience. I ordered coffee with cream and whiskey and it...

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Pecs

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  • Palatinus Hotel Restaurant

    Pecs Restaurants

    The Hotel Palatinus is among the best in the city, and so is its restaurant. The interior of the restaurant is sumptuous, with grand arches and a polished marble floor, and outside you can enjoy people watching on the traffic free Kiraly street. The meals are delicate, but beautifully presented and very tasty. Like the rest of Hungary, it isn't...

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  • Hotel Palatinus

    Pecs Hotels

    I used to work in the hospitality industry, so this is my professional opinion, but I did have...

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  • Surrealist Architecture

    Pecs Favorites

    There's a number of buildings around the city, including one of the more popular hotels, that have been built in a style of architecture that looks like it could come straight from a Marc Chagall painting.

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Debrecen

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  • Aranybika Hotel

    Debrecen Things to Do

    The Aranybika, or Golden Bull, is a nice hotel that dates from the 1500s. The present structure dates from 1915. It's an architecturally grand building, which also contains a nightclub and a casino. Although the building has many beautiful features, many people say that the rooms are not as great. The hotel's restaurants have also proven to be...

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  • Hotel Kalvin

    Debrecen Hotels

    The room was nothing special but was big enough and the bed was comfortable. The staff were...

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  • Great Reformed Church

    Debrecen Things to Do

    The Great Reformed Church is arguably the city's most recognizable landmark. Although the Church dates from the 13th century, it doesn't appear very old, since it was damaged in a fire and renovated centuries later. The current structure dates from 1823. This church was the center of Hungarian government during the 1848 Revolution as well as the...

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Eger

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  • Very Safe

    Eger Warnings and Dangers

    This is about as safe as I have felt anywhere in Hungary, which is in itself a very safe country. Certainly no significant threat of violence here. But it is a popular tourist area, and as always they are likely to attract pickpockets and rip-off artists. I have no evidence to suggest it is worse here than anywhere else, and I suspect it is...

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  • Senator House Hotel

    Eger Hotels

    Hotel Senator-Ház is a three star hotel with 11 rooms in the heart of Eger, just across the bridge...

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  • The Valley of Beautiful Women

    Eger Things to Do

    A great place to sample Bikaver wine is in Eger's "Valley of the Beautiful Women", or Szepasszony-Volgy. Here a small semi-circle of cellars are cut into the local stone, which allows them to keep barrels of the superb local wine at the perfect temperature. You can just wander from cellar to cellar trying a glass of whatever takes you fancy. Some...

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Szeged

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  • Probably the best seafood soup in Szeged

    Szeged Restaurants

    This is a somewhat upscale local restaurant located in the back of summer home subdivision towards the outskirts of the city. It has a large outdoor terrace for summer dining that has a bucolic river view of the Tisza River. The restaurant makes it name serving local seafood. (actually fresh water fish) Unlike the typical like seafood cuisine that...

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  • Novotel Szeged

    Szeged Hotels

    Picture of the room in Novotel I've stayed in. It is a real comfortable hotel with all amenities.

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  • Opusztaszer - the Panorama Painting

    Szeged Off The Beaten Path

    The National History memorial Park is home to a remarkable work of art. One of only 18 remaining in Europe the Feszty Panorama is a late romantic style painting depicting the bloody and brutal foundation of the Hungarian nation. Not much to surprise so far I hear you cry!Hang on a moment!The dimensions of this painting read as follows: The 120m...

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Siofok

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  • Snake in lake

    Siofok Warnings and Dangers

    I was laying on beach shore and relaxing. In one moment I notice something among rocks on shore. One young water snake lift hers head high next to one rock and just watch me curiously, occasionally hiding behind a rock. Not a pretty sight or nice surprise! I found out that is not dangerous. My online research come up with the one possible name -...

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  • Best Western Janus Atrium

    Siofok Hotels

    Imre Makovecz - who designed for example also the Hungarian pavilion at the 1992 Seville World...

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  • Siófok beaches

    Siofok Things to Do

    Siófok Beach is main reason for visiting this town. With famous Gold and Silver beaches Siofok become one of the most visited place at the shore. The lake itself is very beautiful but not deep witch suit for me. I think is probably nice place for learn swimming and I assume that many parents think so too because there is many family with small...

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Sopron

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  • Szechenyi Ter

    Sopron Things to Do

    This square is between the railway station and the old town. It contains a park, a church and a statue of Count Istvan Szechenyi.

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  • Hotel Wollner

    Sopron Hotels

    Templom u. 20, Sopron, 9400, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Lovely meal, interesting surroundings.

    Sopron Restaurants

    We had lunch in a restaurant near Goat Church on Fo Ter Square. I made a note of the name somewhere and will add it later. It is located in a lovely old cellar. The bar part had huge barrels as tables. My husband had soup and Schmalzbrot - bread and dripping. In this restaurant it was covered with chopped onion and sprinkled with paprika. I had...

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Szentendre

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  • THE MAIN SQUARE OF SZENTENDRE

    Szentendre Things to Do

    Szentendre's main square isn't that large and is triangular in shape!I found that many streets led to this square. I happened to come down to the square from the church on the hill, then from the square, I followed another street that took me to the Danube river. There were several other streets coming into the square.In the centre of the square,...

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  • Hotel Roz

    Szentendre Hotels

    Pannonia ut. 6/b., 2000, Szentendre, H-2000, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

  • HOW TO TRAVEL TO SZENTENDRE

    Szentendre Transportation

    Szentendre is a delightful village, one that it easy to visit from Budapest.As it happened, we had our own car, so all we had to do was follow Motorway 11 to Szentendre. NO CAR - NO PROBLEM - PLENTY OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTA TRAIN departs approx. every 10 - 15mins from Batthyány Square in Budapest (M2 red metro line). Your there in approx. 40mins.BUSES...

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Miskolc

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  • Narrow-gauge train trip

    Miskolc Off The Beaten Path

    Take a trip on the narrow-gauge railway from Miskolc to Lillafured in the Bukk National Park -- the ride takes about half an hour through beautiful, wooded hillsides.Trains run approximately every hour, depending on the time of year -- the first train from Miskolc is 09-15 and the last one back from Lillafured is 16-20, but do check -- the website...

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  • Kikelet Club Hotel

    Miskolc Hotels

    Fenyo u. 7., Miskolc-Tapolca, Miskolc, 3519, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The National Theatre of Miskolc

    Miskolc Things to Do

    This building is unique amongst the classicist buildings of Miskolc. This stone-built theatre was opened on 24th of August 1823 without public support but with the generous help of the citizens of Miskolc and with the grants of some charitable lords. It was the first stone-built theatre in the country. In 1843 Miskolc went through its biggest...

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Gyor

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Balaton

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  • Try the spinach garlic cream soup

    Balaton Restaurants

    The soup was great spinach, garlic and cream . After the soup I expected everything to be as good, WRONG !The gruyere turkey dish is deep, deep fried and very greasy with the taste of old rancid oil. My friend ordered another dish which was also greasy and tasted of rancid oilMy friend ordered bottled water and I asked if the tap water with ice was...

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  • wander among cows and buffalos

    Balaton Off The Beaten Path

    One of my favourite places in Balaton area is Buffalo reserve in a settlement Kapolnapuszta near Kis Balaton: I enjoyed couple of hours watching buffalos, marmots, autochtonus cows with majestic horns and free running goats! So quiet here and so few people there was, eved during holiday time!You should definitely come with kids or even without them...

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  • Driving too fast

    Balaton Warnings and Dangers

    You should pay a 1200 Eu of traffic fine if your speed is more then: in city 125 km/h, on highway 200 km/h, on motorway 260 km/h. Speed limit: in cities 50 km/h, in out of cities 90/110 km/h, on motorway 130 km/h. Documents: driver's license, car registration card and Green Card (proof of car insurance)The max. permitted level of alcohol in the...

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Esztergom

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  • Maria Valeria Bridge

    Esztergom Things to Do

    For nearly fifty years the two towns of Esztergom and Sturuvo have been separated on either side of the Danube, one Hungarian the other Slovakian. The split happened at the end of World War 2, when retreating German troops blew up the bridge connecting the two communities. It was rebuilt in 2001 with the help of EU funding, as part of the two...

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  • Bazilika alatt Panzio

    Esztergom Hotels

    Batthyany 7, Esztergom, 2500, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Watertown

    Esztergom Things to Do

    Watertown (or Vizivaros) is the beautifully quaint ramshackle old part of the town that sits underneath the Basilica along the Danube waterfront. Its two most prominent buildings are the twin spired Parish Church and the Primate's Palace next to it, but the collection of little houses that fill the narrow streets below the Basilica are also very...

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Szekesfehervar

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  • Bori-Var (Castle)

    Szekesfehervar Things to Do

    It took us almost two hours to see all the sights of Bory-Var with its towers, spiral stairs, sculptures of royal families as well as the works of the contemporary Hungarian artists. Very well worth seeing. It was also a nice walk from this lovely castle to our Vadaszkurt Pansio, which is located around 45 minutes walk down from Bory-Var. Peach and...

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  • Hotel Magyar Kiraly

    Szekesfehervar Hotels

    Hotel Magyar Kiraly (Hungarian King), early Classical building from the first third of the 19th...

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  • The church of the Jesuits (now of the...

    Szekesfehervar Things to Do

    This church had been constructed before the Basilica was built:between 1745-51.The ceilings and frescos, wich are even more spectacular than those in the Basilica, are works of Caspar Franz Sambach austrian painter. After Joseph the 2nd dismissed the Jesuite order, the church was given to the paulita order and than in 1813 the cistercita order...

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Visegrad

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  • Fellegvar

    Visegrad Things to Do

    Fellegvar is the upper castle in Visegrad located on the top of the hill that overlooks the town 350 meters above the river level. The citadel (also called the Cloud Castle) was built during the 13th century by king Bela IV and renovated several times later although after the destruction by the ottoman turks in 16th century it never used again....

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  • Silvanus Hotel

    Visegrad Hotels

    Fekete Hill, Visegrad, H-2025, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • wax exhibition in the castle

    Visegrad Things to Do

    If you go up to Felegvar you can just visit the castle and enjoy the view for 1400Ft or pay 300Ft and get access to a special exhibition. As the difference was small (less than 2 euro) we gave it a try but it is just a rip off. In 2 rooms they have some figures made of wax, one room shoes the feast of King and the other a ball room with figures...

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Tihany

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  • AGreatPlace2FindRest&EatDeliciousHungarianFood!

    Tihany Restaurants

    It was opened 30 years ago. It is a very intimate place, you can eat the Hungarian specialities under vine-arbour here. After the food you can eat delicious ice-creams, drink tasty wines and coffees, though you can find Italian coffees here too, which is of course not a problem :)It is open mainly in the summer, somewhere I read that it's open from...

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  • Hotel Kastely & Park

    Tihany Hotels

    Furdotelepi ut 1, Tihany, 8237, Hungary

    Satisfaction: Excellent

  • Do not go there!!

    Tihany Restaurants

    The reason for my letter is to complain about the restaurant Kolostor. Yesterday, on 01 April, we visited the beautiful of Tihany. At lunchtime we chose the restaurant Kolostor because we thought it was a good choice. The waiter offered us two Hungarian cuisine dishes. A dish cooked with pork leg and another with skewers of grilled meats, and...

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