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Attractions in Hungary

We all have different ideas of what makes a great holiday, but whether you enjoy your sightseeing at Museums and Art Galleries or Walking around Majestic Castles, visiting Historical Monuments, or a more relaxing walk around the shores of a scenic lake, here you will find a selection to satisfy everybody.

Lake Balaton. Lake Balaton is a freshwater lake in the Transdanubian region of Hungary. It is the largest lake in Central Europe, and one of its foremost tourist destinations. As Hungary is landlocked (its coastline severed after World War I), Lake Balaton is often called the “Hungarian Sea”.

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The Festetics Palace is a Baroque palace located in the town of Keszthely, Zalacounty, Hungary. Its construction, started by Kristóf Festetics in 1745, lasted more than a century, during which the palace, built at first on the foundations of a ruined castle, was tripled in size, in two subsequent building campaigns, most recently in the 1880’s.

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Hortobágy is both the name of a village in Hajdú-Bihar county and an 800 km² national park in Eastern Hungary, rich with folklore and cultural history. The park, a part of the Alföld (Great Plain), was designated as a national park in 1973 (the first in Hungary), and elected among the World Heritage sites in 1999.

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The Baradla-Domica Cave system is not only by far the largest but also one of the most beautiful cave systems in Central Europe. It extends for about 21km (13mile), crossing under Hungary`s north-eastern border with Slovakia, in the heart of the magnificent World Heritage karst landscape of central Europe, where there are more tham 700 caves.

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Körös-Maros National Park is one of the 10 national parks in Hungary (area 501.34 km²), located in Békés county, in the Southern Great Plain. The park was created in 1997 for the protection of birds. Körös-Maros National Park has a number of regions such as Kis-Sárrét swamp, Fáspuszta, Mágor-puszta or Kardoskúti Fehértó.

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The Ferto-Hanság National Park (Hungarian: Fert?-Hanság Nemzeti Park) is a national Park in North-West Hungary in Gy?r-Moson-Sopron county. It was created in 1991, and officially opened together with the connecting Austrian Neusiedler See National Park the same year (both parks are attached to Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fert?). The park covers 235.88 km², and consists of two main areas.

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The Bükk National Park (Hungarian: Bükki Nemzeti Park) is a national park in the Bükk Mountains of Northern Hungary, near Miskolc. It was founded in 1976 as the third national park of the country. It is the largest national park in Hungary with mountains and forests, situated in the Northern mountains, between Szilvásvárad and Lillafüred.

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The Benedictine Pannonhalma Archabbey is the most notable landmark in Pannonhalma and one of the oldest historical monuments in Hungary. It is located near the town, on top of a hill (282 m). Saint Martin of Tours is believed to have been born at the foot of this hill, hence its former name, Mount of Saint Martin

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