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Hungary: Budapest, Metropolis Consisting of Three Cities
heading (paragraph): Towns
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. Its 1.75 million people makes it EU's 9th largest city. Originaly, Budapest was three cities - Budín (Buda), Old Budín and Pest. In 1873, the cities became one large city. Budapest is on the both banks of Danube and even on couple of islands. Large part of the city center is protected b UNESCO.
Video: Matouš Vinš
If you consider yourself a traveler who doesn't like travelling too much and don't like to travel great distances; or maybe your financial situation restrains you from seeing what you would like to than go to Budapest. Situated in central Europe this city has amazing atmosphere and is pleasure to look at.
The town 10 kilometers away from Balaton’s northwestern bank. It is known for its spas and thermal lake Heviz. All nature that loves warm environment and muddy bedrock found its home here and it also gives some space to the men. Wine grows here great. Egregy hill with vineyards and private vine cellars proves it.
After a couple of hours in the train, I arrive in the terminus of Budapest Keleti Pályaudvar. Right the main hall of the train station inspires me to take out my camera from the backpack. It is a pity that one would not see here a steam engine. It must have been beautiful. A stay here for two nights prior my flight to Sri Lanka. I am lucky because I managed to get pleasant accommodation in the city center via AirBnb. It costs only 300 crowns a night...
The picturesque Hungary town of Tihany lies in Vesprem county in the district of Balatonfüred, but such positioning of the Czechs or Slovaks, most will say a lot. Well just add that Tihany is located on a peninsula of Lake Balaton, as many already know exactly where to look.
The city of Sopron is located near Hungary-Austrian borders. Due to this fact the city speaks officially with two languages. Today we will introduce you not only the history of this city which suffered of many wars, but we will take you also outside its borders to let you enjoy its nature, which will feast your eyes.
You would better say - the towns in puszta. As mentioned before, south-east part of Hungary merits special prolonged weekend stay, bringing you completely different experience, in comparison to western part of the country, moreover, the countryside is completely different.
Budapest, capital of Hungary, is better (as mentioned before) to visit with some travel agency for the first time. Circular tour does not miss all most important sightseeings, of course.
Anyway, even without assistance, you are able to find your way.
Five-parts excursion in Hungary is an inspirative talk about interesting places, life style and history of a state, which have more common things with Czech Republic, as originally expected. So, first part is dedicated to a question, why to visit Humgary, why not to be afraid of non-organized travelling, and we shall learn couple ow words in Hungarian language, too.
In the last part, we were talking about the history of the town in a beautiful area of the Lower Danube. Today we will talk more about historic sights and town’s icons and also we will focus on tourist industry. Many tourists from far visit Mosonmagyaróvár each year.
Common project of Hungarian-Slovak Cooperation, known as "Tours Without Borders", financed by means of European Fund of Regional Development, enables to make acquaintance with most interesting localities of East Slovakia and North-East Hungary. "A Trip Across Castles and Chateaux" belongs to one of them.
On a confluence of the Mošonský Dunaj and the River Litava, not far from Slovak borders, there is a beautiful town with houses built mostly in baroque or classicist style. The name of the town is Mosonmagyaróvár and it was founded in 1939 when settlements Moson and Magyaróvár merged.
Once one city on the Danube, now two separate cities in two different states. One on Slovak - Komárno and one in neighboring Hungary - Komárom. And the city of Komárom today we head for knowledge of His beauty and rich history.
Even in time period between World Wars, there was a proverb that Hungarians are divided into two nations - inhabitants of Budapest, and those, who are not living in Budapest, countryside people („videki emberek“). This distinguish was really given with enormous differences between capital and small Hungarian villages.
Provided you decide to spend one longer weekend at Balaton-Lake or some thermal spas in Hungary, we recommend you to reserve one week at least to these places. There are numerous possibilities where and how to spend our free days, and it is a matter of your taste which variant will suit you.
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