Although Hungary is rich in resources, the mountains and rivers are beautiful, the buildings are magnificent and full of features. The hot springs are everywhere, the climate is four distinct seasons, and tourists from all over the world come here. The main tourist spots are Budapest, Lake Balaton, the Danube Bay, and the Matterhorn Mountains. Located in the capital of the Danube, Budapest is a famous ancient city in Europe. Lake Balaton, Europe’s largest freshwater lake, is also a highlight for attracting a large number of tourists. In addition, the wines of Hungary also add luster to the country, and are known for their long history and mellow taste.
BudapestBudapest is the capital of Hungary and has a reputation as “the pearl on the Danube” and is listed as one of the precious world heritage sites by UNESCO. Buda and Pace were originally two separate and independent cities. The city of Budapest was formed in 1873 by the city of Buda on the right bank of the Danube (West Bank) and the city of Pez on the left bank (east coast). There was no such thing as Budapest before. In the past, people generally referred to it as Pest-Buda. It is known as “Paris in Eastern Europe” and “Danube Rose”. The most important sights in Budapest are located on the banks of the Danube. Freedom monuments and castles are erected on the rocky hills of Buda on the West Bank.
There is a Budapest thermal bath under the mountain and the main building of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics downstream. There is the Buda Palace on the hill to the north of the castle.Today the palace is the National Library, the Hungarian National Gallery and the City Museum. The Sandor Palace next to the Royal Palace is the residence of the Hungarian President. The Matthias Church is erected in the north of the mountain. It is a Fisherman’s Bastion between the Danube and the Danube. The entire palace area and the scenery of the Danube River have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1987. On the eastern bank of the Danube, the gentle Pace has the Parliament, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the National Opera and the Palace of Fine Arts. There are nine bridges across the Danube in Budapest, the oldest of which is the Chain Bridge, which is also one of the symbols of Budapest.
The thermal baths in Budapest have been around for more than 2,000 years. In 1178, the Romans began using local hot springs. Today, there is still a residential area in the old city of Budapest that means “medicine springs”. The Ottoman rulers brought a new bathing culture, and some of the facilities they built were still in use today. In the 18th century, people began to analyze the composition of local hot springs. There are many hot spring baths in the city of Budapest, some open-air and some indoor.