Read our recommendations on the best places to visit in Hungary. We believe
that the cities and regions described in our Hungary Travel Guide are the
country’s key tourist destinations, contain Hungary's best attractions and
urge you to visit them during your travels in Hungary.
Hungary is a beautiful country: however, Budapest attracts the lion's share
of tourism. Tourist facilities outside of Budapest, though widely available,
are not as developed as those found in Western Europe.
Traveling in Hungary outside of Budapest is a difficult task for all but the
experienced traveler. Although the number of Hungarians who speak English is
on the rise, the Hungarian language is very difficult to master for most
Names in Teal are regions of the country.
Known as the "Queen of the Danube" and as a UNESCO World Heritage site,
Budapest's look is an amalgam of architectures from diverse cultures and
points in time. Buda, on the Danube's right bank, contains Roman ruins
of Aquincum, the Castle Buda, and remnants of the medieval city. Pest,
situated on the plain bounded by the left bank of the Danube, contains
the commercial and governmental sections of the city.
- Budapest offers many good quality museums, fine food, and good tourism.
- For detailed information on visiting Budapest, visit the city's
For more information on visiting Hungary, see the country's
website. The site provides additional details about our recommended best
places to visit, as well as information about locations that did not make
For country facts on the Hungary, as well as travel information related to
visas, driving rules, safety, medical conditions, visas and other travel-related
information, see this page on
Hungary Travel from the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the U.S. State
Department. Regardless of your home country, we think you will find the
information provided to be useful when planning a trip to Hungary.
If you need information about another travel destination, try our
Destination Guide Index or Googling ThereArePlaces.