Hungary – European pearl and the country of exciting cities
Although Hungary is a small country, it is recognized as a true jewel of Europe able to offer to visitors the incomparable beauty of its nature and the magnificent historic cities, a shining example of which is its capital Budapest. Hungary is a country through which passed many civilizations, dating from Roman times, and followed by the Germanic, Slavic and Asian invasions, periods of Ottoman rule and the Hapsburgs, and finally, the years of communist regime. This long saga of Hungarian history has left a lot of visible traces everywhere and formed the special character of the nation. Today, Hungary is a perfect synthesis of old and new, in a unique combination of which is clearly marked the tradition and historical roots of the people and the openness to new time.
End of the period of communism in the country brought the beginning of a new era and the rapid changes that greatly affected the tourism sector. Free access and the opening of borders were the impetus for the active development of tourism, which is particularly noticeable in the capital. However, it should be noted that Hungary is not only beautiful Budapest, but also cities like Pécs, Szeged and Sopron that able at a glance to captivate visitors.
Explore more historical details and visit the many charming places in your tour to Hungary!
If your trip to Hungary begins with Budapest, to continue the path in total freedom and comfort is reasonable to rent a car from Naniko. The capital is a magical place when visiting is impossible not to remain fascinated by these two ancient towns of Buda and Pest. Danube makes the city very special charming and romantic. Buda is calm and aristocratic part of the city, where offered attractions such as the Royal Palace, the historical museum, or the wonderful Fisherman’s Bastion. On the Pest side, which you can reach through one of the many bridges over the Danube. Especially interesting are the Chain Bridge, Margherita Bridge and Liberty Bridge. In its turn, Pest is the cultural center of the Hungarian capital, and here you can see such monuments as the Palace of Parliament, St. Stephen’s Basilica, visit the shopping street Vaci and Andrássy Avenue.
The city of Pécs is a significant point in any tourist route because it provides a lot of traces of Hungarian history. Szeged in the south of the country, is a cultural and university center of Hungary. It is also worth to visit Sopron which presents the unique beauty of its architecture. Not far away in the town of Fertőd is the Esterhazy Castle, which was built in style of Versailles.
Who desire to relax in nature, certainly must visit Lake Balaton, which together with the surrounding area and the pretty villages creates an incredibly unique atmosphere for relaxation.