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The castle area (Budapest)
The castle area in Budapest keeps some of the most important monuments and museums in the city. The Royal Palace, which was built back in the 13th century, is situated in the castle area, which also has an old quarter. A wall surrounds the castle area, which is one of the biggest sights in Budapest.
The Óbuda area (Budapest)
Óbuda is one of the oldest and most interesting areas in Budapest. The most remarkable thing in the area is the Roman ruins and the small cosy streets and houses, which create a special atmosphere. The area also has quite a few museums, among others the impressive Kiscelli Museum.
The Roman city Aquincum (Budapest)
The Roman City Aquincum was founded in the 1st century and is very well preserved. You can still see where the public baths were located. You can also watch the remains of the temple, which was built to honour the sun god Mithras. There is also a museum in the area, which puts Aquincum in a historical perspective.
Boat trips (Danube River)
A boat trip on The Danube River is one of the biggest attractions when visiting Budapest. During the trip you can enjoy the sight of all the romantic bridges you sail under. You can also watch the jewellery sellers and the antique bookshops along The Danube.
Cruises (Danube River)
Från Budapest kan man åka med på längre cruises på Donau, där turen inkluderar middag och underhållning ombord. Dessa turer är relativt dyra, men det är också en upplevelse. Man får se Budapest från en annan vinkel och upplever samtidigt det ungerska köket och ungersk dans och musik.
The old fortress Visegrád (Danube River)
Visegrád is situated a few kilometres up The Danube from Budapest. The place was a royal fortress once, but is now a tourist resort. The royal palace form the 15th century has been restored and rebuilt. At the King Matthias Museum you will see many interesting archaeological findings. You can sail on The Danube to Visegrád from Budapest.
Bikavér wine (Eger)
The good soil and the perfect climate surrounding Eger make the area perfect for growing grapes. Wine growing in this area dates back to the 13th century. The most famous wine from the area is the Bikavér wine, a vigorous red wine. You can go visit some of the vineyards in the area if you are interested in wine.
Eger Castle and Eger Cathedral (Eger)
Eger Castle originates from the 13th century. You will get the best view over the city from here. Eger Cathedral has a 40 metres tall minaret, with a claustrophobic narrow staircase leading to the top.
The city centre of Eger (Eger)
The city centre of Eger is closed of for traffic and the Hungarian government tries to preserve the old historical buildings in the city. A walk through Eger is one of the most interesting things you can do in the city. All the well-preserved baroque buildings make the walk a big experience. You will almost all the time find something new to look at and be overwhelmed by.
Hortobágy National Park (Hungary)
If you are into bird watching, you should not miss the Hortobágy Nationalpark. The park stretches for over 520 km2 and during the last 20 years there has been spotted more than 310 different bird species here. The park is also the home of the Stortrappen, a meter tall bird of about 20 kilos.
The church in Máriapócs (Hungary)
The little town of Máriapócs has a large attraction. The Orthodox Church of the town has a large embroided picture of The Crying Black Madonna which sit above the altar. In 1991 Pope John Paul the Second himself came to Máriapócs to see The Black Madonna.
The monastery in Pannonhalma (Hungary)
Benedictine monks founded the city of Pannonhalma almost 1,000 years ago. You will find an interesting monastery, which is a wonderful mix of Gothic, Roman and Turkish architecture. Inside the monastery you will, among others, see the largest private library in Hungary. It has more than 300,000 works.
The old fortress Visegrád (Hungary)
Visegrád is situated a few kilometres up The Danube from Budapest. The place was a royal fortress once, but is now a tourist resort. The royal palace form the 15th century has been restored and rebuilt. At the King Matthias Museum you will see many interesting archaeological findings. You can sail on The Danube to Visegrád from Budapest.
The city Balatonfüred (Lake Balaton)
Balatonfüred is a cultural pearl by the northern end of the Balaton Lake. In the 19th century, Balatonfüred was the gathering place of authors, politicians and cultural personalities and for many years it has been the holiday resort of the middle class in Hungary. The place has many attractions: museums, 11 hot springs and a wonderful promenade. Still, Balatonfüred is a peaceful place where you can enjoy the silence.
The city Siófok (Lake Balaton)
Siofók is the most popular place at the southern part of the Balaton Lake. Here you eat, drink, swim and sun bathe all day long. In short, Siofók is a good tourist resort is your main concern is to relax on the lovely beach.
The city Szántódpuszta (Lake Balaton)
Szántódpuszta is located close to the popular tourist resort Siofók. If the beach gets too boring, you can always go here. Cosy Szántódpuszta consists of well-preserved farms from the 18th and 19th century, old barns and a beautiful baroque church.
The Mosque (Pécs)
The mosque in Pécs is the largest monument from the Turkish occupation, which remains in Hungary. The square mosque was built in the middle of the 17th century. After the defeat of the Turks, the Catholic Church took over the sacred building, but the Islamic style has been preserved.
The Victor Vasarely Museum (Pécs)
One of the best museums in the city is The Victor Vasarely Museum. Victor Vasarely was the man behind Op Art, a popular style in the 60's. His works at the museum are very moving and bubbling.
The Zsolnay Porcelain Exhibition (Pécs)
There is a permanent exhibition of the famous Zsolnay porcelain in Pécs. The porcelain factory in Pécs, established in 1851, was one of the most advanced in porcelain designs in Europe. Many Zsolnay tiles and flags have been used to decorate buildings in Hungary.

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