Hungary beyond Budapest

Although many travelers only know Hungary for its capital, the main claim of the great Magyar country, it is important to point out that the tourist attractions of this nation go beyond Budapest. That is why we will know a little more about this incredible country in Eastern Europe.

What to see in Hungary beyond Budapest

It is obvious that Budapest is a modern, modern and charming European city. The homeland of kings like Luis I the Great has corners full of art and culture, the banks of the bucolic Danube and countless monuments that are World Heritage Sites. Now, what else can we see in Hungary?


Aggtelek Cave - Peter Gudella

In northern Hungary we find the city of Aggtelek, belonging to the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén. The nature of the place is surprising, but highlights a 24-kilometer karst cave located in the National Park of the same name, one of the most incredible geological wonders in the world.


Another city in the eastern part of the country, in Hajdú-Bihar County, is Debrecen. This Hungarian border town with Romania has a long history which has come to this day with a rich heritage in the form of churches, spas and even impressive forests.


Gyor - Stacia_S

We continue traveling through Hungary to reach Gyor-Moson-Sopron County, in the northwest of the country. This place has a really incredible historical center on the hill of Káptalan, in addition to a great baroque heritage between the confluence of three rivers, the Danube, the Rábca and the Raba.


Holloko - Martchan

We now reach the town of Hollókö, a charming corner of the country that enjoys a remarkable heritage dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries especially. In fact, He has been considered the "prettiest town in Hungary". With its traditional houses, all the same, and its rural environment is declared a World Heritage Site.


We are now going to Hajdú-Bihar County, in the eastern part of the country, to visit the city of Hortobágy. In this place we find a wonderful national park which is also a World Heritage Site in an area of ​​swamps and rural life with a special charm.


Myscolc - Mykola Ivashchenko

We stop now in Miskolc, in the heart of the Szinva Valley, in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén. In its day it was home to numerous Germanic tribes, of what today we get a fantastic castle, that of Diósgyor, as well as museums, churches and a rich heritage.


One of the most famous Benedictine abbeys in the world is in the town of Pannonhalma, with a history that begins in the year 996, since here began the evangelization of Hungary. Since then, a long walk that keeps even the first text of the Magyar language.


Pécs - dsajo

Pécs is a city in southwestern Hungary that has a great historical and cultural life. It has one of the oldest universities in Europe and different Ottoman art buildings, like the mosque of Gazi Kasim Pasha.


Szeged - Mikadun

We left to Csongrád County to visit now one of the most important cities in Hungary, Szeged. Crossed by the bucolic Tisza River, it has a rich heritage full of squares, churches and museums.


We arrived in Pest County to visit Szentendre, a town near Budapest that is famous for its unique streets. Further, It has a good cultural heritage in the form of museums and art galleries.

"True art is one of the most powerful forces in the place of humanity, and the one that makes it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity."

-Zoltán Kodály-


We finished our trip through the most unknown Hungary to visit Tokay, a town on the border with Ukraine and Slovakia that produces the best wines of the Magyar country for more than four centuries. Wineries and farmhouses are their main claim.

Are you willing to know the Magyar country in its entirety? Hungary hides a large number of charms and attractions beyond the capital, Budapest, which is also beautiful and spectacular. However, this nation in Eastern Europe is well worth a long journey to get to know it in its entirety.

Video: Explore beyond Budapest (November 2019).