Top 5 Lesser-Known World Heritage Sites In Hungary; XpatLoop

Hungary – Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment

Here you’ll find five fantastic yet lesser known Hungarian World Heritage Sites, along with why they’re so special. On the other hand, Budapest – including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue – is not described in detail although it has UNESCO World Heritage status as you probably know why the capital is so sublime. So read on for the low-down about the five UNESCO ranked wonders @expatsintheloop find most fascinating.

1. The Tokaj Wine Region Historical Landscape

Known among the sommelier community for its unique grape cultivation and “aszu” production, Tokaj is regarded as a world heritage site based on its landscape and traditional land use as well as its methodology in wine tradition that has survived intact for a thousand years.

This intact universal property value that meets UNESCO’s criteria includes specific environmental conditions conducive for wine growing as well as long term settlements that reflect cultural heritage in terms of ethnic diversity and long-standing cellars still in use for wine production.

Where: County of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén

2. The Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst

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