Hungary is a country that has a very fascinating and interesting history because of the various cultural traditions ingrained in it. From the time that Hungary was able to overcome Communism during the late 1980’s, people were naturally drawn to this country and was eventually treated by many as an ideal destination for travelers. Hungary is a very diverse country that is able to offer a variety of historical, cultural, and natural sites that tourists can visit; and these top attractions will be elaborated below.
It’s a given that there are many markets in Hungary, but one of the most popular one is the Grand Market Hall which is located in Budapest. This market offers a variety of items inside its multi-level building that are being sold by trade sellers and local farmers; some of these products are meat, fruits, vegetables, souvenirs and fish are offered to customers. Aside from a sea of products to choose from, tourists will also be able to enjoy different sites where they can enjoy spend some time in like cafes and restaurants. Tourists will have a lot of chances to visit because Grand Market Hall is open every day of the week excluding Sundays.
Hungary also offers sites that will expand the cultural perspective of the tourists and one of these sites is the Dohany Street Synagogue; it is mostly known for being the largest standing synagogue in the world, aside from the ones in Israel. This attraction also covers the historical aspect because it has a very interesting background story to it; the synagogue was bombed during World War II and was eventually used by Nazi Germany before it was completely restored to its initial condition in the 1990’s. Within the synagogue, there is also a garden with a weeping willow memorial that has leaves that carry the names of some of the deceased people of Budapest, as well as those missing Jews.
For tourists who are looking to find an activity that will allow them to have a close encounter with nature, the Cave Bath is definitely the perfect destination. Aside from having the chance to be close to nature, this attraction is a definite source of relaxation and will make any tourist feel why they are on vacation in the first place. Tourists will also be able to maximize their relaxing experience in the Cave Bath because of the various spa treatments available there, and they can enjoy these services from February to December.
Another natural site where tourists can visit is called Lake Balaton which is the largest lake in all of Europe, making it one of the best tourist attractions in the entire world. During summer, families in Hungary go out on trips on the lake and enjoy the heat of the sunlight, as well as other activities like sailing, fishing and of course swimming. Locals usually bring their own boat to be able to enjoy the lake, but tourists can also rent boats that they can use to explore Lake Balaton. On winter, visitors can enjoy seasonal activities such as ice fishing and skating.
With all that Hungary has to offer, it is not surprising that a lot of people really look forward to visiting this country someday.