Photogallery: Hungary: Györ – Basilica and Historical Center
Hungary: Györ – Basilica and Historical Center
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Györ is an important Hungarian city. It has a high-quality transportation arteries and an airport. In 2000, an all-year round thermal spa were opened. Also, you can visit local historical center, as we did. The oldest building there is a 11th-century basilica, the residence of Hungarian diocese. Bishop Vilem Apor’s tomb is located inside a three-navy structure. You can see there features of the Roman, Gothic, and also Baroque architecture for the building had been frequently renovated. A bishop’s chateau and palace neighbor the basilica.
Text and photo: Monika Babická
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.
Near the town of Miskolc in northern Hungary, you may visit Eger, a smaller town by size and famous for its city castle, thermal baths, baroque architecture and the northernmost minaret of the Ottoman Empire. Let's take a look at it right now.
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.
The city of Győr is located near Slovakia on a half way between Vienna and Budapest. Thanks to its location, number of architectonical sights, cultural and natural gems, Győr is among favorite tourist destinations.
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Szekesfehervar: this town with approx. 100 000 inhabitants (on the way to Balaton Lake) has its extraordinary position in Hungarian's history, as a place where the Hungarian Kings were crowned. As fas as its modern contemporaneity is concerned, well known marks, such as Videoton or Ikarus, are connected with this locality.
Common project of Hungarian-Slovak cooperation (The Tours Withouit Borders, coo-financed by European Fund of Regional Development) will enable you to make acquiaintance with most interesting localities of East Slovakia and North-East Hungary. So, Iron Way is a name for one of routes of such type.
Do you know which monuments are to be found in the town of Esztergom?
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United project of Hungarian-Slovak cooperation enables to make acquiantance with most interesting localities of East Slovakia and North-East part of Hungary. Tourism Without Borders is a project, coo-financed by means of European Fund of Regional Development.
One of several routes got the name „A Gothic Path“.
Hungary, the country, where Balaton, the biggest Middle European Lake is placed, is rich in thermal springs. In the town of Hévíz a small unique peaty lake can be found. It is six kilometres from the holiday resort Keszthely, in the south-western part of Balaton Lake.
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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