Top 10 Places in Hungary - 2017



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In 1st place is the Budapest. Budapest is the largest city in Hungary and its capital too. It serves as the country’s heart for politics, culture, commerce, industrialization and transportation. Budapest became a city occupying both banks of the river Danube in the year 1873. Budapest Commuter Area has over 3,271,110 people inhabiting the place.
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In 2nd place is the Banks Of The Danube. Classified as the international waterway, Danube is the second largest river in Europe. It is second only to the river Volga. It originates in the Black Forest in Germany. Brigach and Breg are its two originating streams which join together at the town of Donaueschingen, Germany. It is after this that the river is known as Danube.
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In 3rd place is the Buda Castle Quarter. Buda Castle is an ancient castle belonging to Hungarian Kings. It was established by the Angevin rulers of the Kingdom of Hungary in the 14th Century. It was also called the Royal Palace and Royal Castle in the past. It was built on the southern tip of Castle Hill, bounded by Castle District in the north, which is famous for ancient baroque houses.
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In 4th place is the Andrassy Avenue. It is an iconic boulevard in Budapest, Hungary and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an old avenue which dates back to 1872. The main attractions in this avenue are the Neo-renaissance mansions and townhouses made of fine facades and interior. It is Budapest’s main shopping centre and has many luxuries such as café, boutiques etc.
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In 5th place is the Millennium Underground. Millennium Underground here refers to the Budapest Metro, which is a rapid transit system in Budapest, Hungary. It is the second oldest underground metro transit system of the world. The Budapest Metro comprise of 4 lines out of which line 1 is a declared World Heritage Site. It is second oldest only to London Underground Metro System.
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In 6th place is the Holloko. Holloko is a Paloc enthnographic village located in Hungary. It is a World Heritage Site. Holloko means “Raven-Stone” in Hungarian.
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In 7th place is the Visegrad. Visegrad means “The Upper Castle” or “The Upper Settlement/Town/Fortification”. It is a name of Slavic Origin. Visegrad is a small castle town located in Pest County, Hungary. It is situated in the north of Budapest on the right bank of Danube River.
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In 8th place is the Eger. Eger is a city on the northern part of Hungary. It is the country seat of Heves on the east of the Matra Mountains. Eger is best known for its thermal baths, its castle, red and white wines and historic buildings. Eger was formed in the 10th century by St. Stephen, who was the first Christian king of Hungary. He founded the Episcopal see in Eger.
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In 9th place is the Caves Of Aggtelek Karst. The caves of Aggtelek Karst are located in a typical temperate zone. It displays a rare combination of tropical and glacial climate effect. The caves have been a centre of study of geographical history over ten millions of years. There are a total of 712 caves identified in this region and which show up an excellent example of long-lasting natural process.
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In 10th place is the Millenary Benedictine Monastery Of Pannonhalma. The Millenary Benedictine Monastery of Pannonhalma is one of the oldest historical monument in Hungary and the most popular landmark in Pannonhalma. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Monastery is located on top of a hill on whose foots is Saint Martin of Tours, believed to have born.
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