Hungarian Sights

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By and large, this list comes from articles and information found at gotohungary.com. Definitely check it out for links and further details. Recommend any other sights?


Budapest & Surrounding

  • Buda Castle
  • Buda Hills and Pilis Hills
    • Undisturbed nature
    • Caves
  • Chain Bridge
  • The Danube Bend
  • Dohány Street Synagogue
  • Esztergom (town)
    • Basilica, tallest building in Hungary
  • Fisherman’s Bastion (Halászbástya)
  • Gellért Hill
  • Gödöllő (town)
    • The Royal Palace
  • Heroes’ Square
  • Liberty Bridge
  • Margaret Island
  • Memento Park
  • Parliament
  • Saint Stephen’s Basilica
  • Szentendre & Skanzen
  • Vác (town)
  • Vajdahunyad Castle
  • Visegrád (town)
    • Castles
    • Forests

 

Balaton

  • Hévíz
    • Largest natural medicinal thermal water lake in the world
  • Káli Basin
    • Villages
  • Keszthely
    • Festetics Palace
    • The Little Balaton, a tiny jungle
      • Endangered plants and birds
  • Lake Balaton
  • Tihany Peninsula (volcanic origin)
    • Crypt of King András I
    • Lavender meadows
    • Museum of the Benedictine Abbey
      • Organ concerts in summertime at abbey church
    • Twin-towered church

 

Northern Hungary

  • Aggtelek National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site, shared with Slovakia
    • Caves
    • Lakes
    • Plateau
    • Outdoor activities & other events
  • Hollókő (town)
    • Said to be the most beautiful village in Hungary
    • Traditional
    • Go at Easter

 

Puszta & Lake Tisza

  • Debrecen
    • Main square
    • Contemporary art at Modem, largest exhibition hall in Central Europe
  • Hortobágy National Park
    • Lake Tisza
  • Mounds, which are where the first human inhabitants lived
  • Szeged
    • Red-bricked cathedral
  • Tiszavalk
    • The Bird Reserve, part of the Hortobágy World Heritage Site