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Hungary Flag The Republic of Hungary is a landlocked country in central Europe. it shares land borders with Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

As of 2009, the population of Hungary was estimated at 10,020,000, a slight decline from the 2001 census. The capital, and by far, the largest city in the country, is Budapest, which is home to more than 1.7 million people (more than 2.5 million people live in the Budapest metropolitan area). Apart from Budapest, there are three other cities with populaties over 100,000 - Debrecen, Miskolc, and Szeged - as well as many smaller towns and cities.

The Hungarian economy has since 1990, made a successful transition from a centrally planned communist economy, to a modern market economy. As a result of years of economic growth, the country is now considered a high income economy, although the global financial cris did hit the country hard from 2008 onwards.

Hungary is a popular tourist destination. People visit the country attracted by its culture and history, especially that found in Budapest, but also by the country's main spas, and Lake Balaton, the largest lake in central Europe.

Hungary Country Details


Country Name Hungary
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central Europe
Flag Hungary Flag
Principal Language Hungarian
Capital Budapest


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Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Paperback (320 pages)

Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ogle sinuous Art Nouveau architecture in Budapest, take a cruise along the blue Danube, or see the dust fly at a cowboy show; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Hungary and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Budapest & Hungary Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, architecture, painting, folk art, music, literature, etiquette, religion, landscapes, wildlife, wine, cuisine, and more.
  • Free, convenient pull-out Budapest map (included in print version), plus over 40 maps
  • Useful features - including First Time Hungary, Eat & Drink Like a Local and Month by Month (annual festival calendar)
  • Coverage of Budapest, the Danube Bend, Lake Balaton, Szeged, Pecs, Sopron, Southern Transdanubia, the Great Plain, Western Transdanubia, Eger, Northern Uplands, Szentendre, Visegrad, Villany, and more.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Budapest & Hungary, our most comprehensive guide to Hungary, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary
By DK Travel

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Released: 2015-08-04
Paperback (328 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary is your in-depth guide to the very best of Hungary.

With insider tips to make your trip to Hungary a success, our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide is the reference you'll want at your side when exploring the best restaurants, cafes, and hotels in Hungary. Visit the cities of Budapest and Danube, check out a cowboy show, or take a day trip around the countryside. We have the best travel tips for any budget, as well as ideas for fun activities for either the solitary traveler or the family with children.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary

  • Detailed itineraries and "don't miss" destination highlights at a glance.
  • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
  • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
  • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
  • Area maps marked with sights.
  • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
  • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to Eastern and Central Europe, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Eastern and Central Europe, which offers the most complete coverage of Eastern and Central Europe, trip-planning itineraries, and more.

Lonely Planet Hungary (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet & Anna Kaminski

Lonely Planet
Paperback (336 pages)

Lonely Planet Hungary (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Hungary is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ogle sinuous Art Nouveau architecture in Budapest, take a cruise along the blue Danube, or see the dust fly at a cowboy show; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Hungary and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Hungary Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, architecture, painting, folk art, music, literature, etiquette, religion, landscapes, wildlife, wine, cuisine, and more.
  • Free, convenient pull-out Budapest map (included in print version), plus over 40 maps
  • Useful features - including First Time Hungary, Eat & Drink Like a Local and Month by Month (annual festival calendar)
  • Coverage of Budapest, the Danube Bend, Lake Balaton, Szeged, Pecs, Sopron, Southern Transdanubia, the Great Plain, Western Transdanubia, Eger, Northern Uplands, Szentendre, Visegrad, Villany, and more.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Hungary, our most comprehensive guide to Hungary, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Budapest? Check out Lonely Planet's Budapest guide for a comprehensive look at what the city has to offer.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe guide.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Steve Fallon, Anna Kaminski and Caroline Sieg.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit the Royal Palace and its museums, 'take the waters' of the art nouveau Gellert Baths, or bar hop the district of Erzsebetvaros; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Budapest and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Budapest map (included in print version), plus over 18 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers the Castle District, Gellert Hill & Taban, Obuda, Belvaros, Parliament area, Margaret Island & Northern Pest, Erzsebetvaros & the Jewish Quarter, Southern Pest and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Budapest's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Budapest guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Hungary guide for a comprehensive look at all that Hungary has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Steve Fallon.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Fodor's Essential Europe: The Best of 25 Exceptional Countries (Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides Staff
Released: 2017-01-31
Paperback (1024 pages)

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years.

With its sophisticated culture, rich history, and abundant beauty (both natural and man-made), Europe is a top destination for travelers. But for those with limited time who want more guidance on must-sees, this book covers the top spots and must-see sights in 25 countries.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of maps
·An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Europe
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· Major sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Ancient Agora, the Trevi Fountain, Park Guell, and the Dolmabahce Palace
· Coverage of Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Scandinavia and the Baltic States, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Planning to focus your trip more? Check out Fodor's country and city guides across the continent including Croatia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland as well as Amsterdam, London, Paris, Prague, Rome, Vienna, and more.
Hungary (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
By Craig Turp

Brand: DK Travel
Released: 2007-10-15
Paperback (336 pages)

Hungary (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary is your indispensable guide to this beautiful country. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns.

DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Hungary region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, while practical information will help you to get around by train, bus, or car.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Hungary truly shows you around this country as no one else can.


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