Europe - Travel Guides Visiting Hungary is a unique experience that combines ancient sites, picturesque landscapes, and delicious food.
When to visit
The months from April to May and September to October are ideal for visiting Hungary.
The currency of Hungary is the Hungarian Forint. 1 Hungarian Forint equals 0.0025 Euro.

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About Hungary

Hungary is known for its thermal baths, great cuisine, and magnificent architecture, and it has a rich history and culture. Hungary’s official language is Hungarian, however English is widely spoken, particularly in the tourist industry. Credit cards are commonly accepted, but having extra cash on hand is usually a smart idea. Hungary experiences cold winters and hot summers. Hungary has an advanced public transportation system that includes buses, trains, and trams. Taxis are also easily accessible. Hungary is famous for its hearty foods such as goulash (a spicy meat and vegetable stew) and lángos (a deep-fried dough topped with cheese and other ingredients). The country is also well-known for its pastries, including strudel and kürtskalács (a spiral-shaped pastry coated in sugar). Hungary is generally a safe country to visit, but it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and take basic precautions to protect your personal safety and belongings.

Fun Facts About Hungary

– The Miskolctapolca Cave Bath in Hungary is home to the world’s largest thermal water cave system. The caves are filled with warm, mineral-rich water that is said to have medicinal properties.

– The Rubik’s Cube was invented in Hungary in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and architecture professor Ern Rubik.

– The Pannonia Fields, Hungary’s largest natural grass amphitheater, can hold up to 300,000 people. It is used for music festivals and other large events.

– Hungary is well-known for its rich history of folk music and dance. Traditional instruments include the cimbalom (a type of hammered dulcimer) and the gardon (a bowed string instrument).

– Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is home to the world’s largest synagogue, the Dohány Street Synagogue. It has a capacity of 3,000 people.