15 must-see sights in Hungary PART 1; Blanka Marianna Györgyi; News Hungary

Hungary – Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings

In the Hungarian countryside there are numerous fascinating landscapes, natural treasures, and small settlements. It is very difficult to choose between them or rank them. The following list of utazom.com is therefore a subjective one, as beauty in itself is subjective. So let us just cherry-pick from the many beauties in this small country.

HOLLÓKŐ

The only village in Hungary which made it to the UNESCO World Heritage List (1987). It gained its appearance of today in the 17-18th century. It is a Palóc village in Nógrád County showing traits of traditional architecture and the village life before the 20th century, without having become an ‘open-air museum’.

ŐRSÉG

Őrség lies in the South-Western corner of Vas county, on the Western border of Hungary. It is primarily a natural and ethnographical region, a land rich in cultural and sacral values.

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