The Matild Palace, a famous UNESCO World Heritage site in Budapest has been converted into a luxurious hotel. The palace was commissioned back in 1902 by Maria Klotild, the ArchDuchess of Hungo-Austria Empire. It took nearly five years to renovate the palace and turn it into a hotel.
Here’s what you need to know before your first trip to Budapest, a city of contrasts where high culture and quirk come together to delight.
The commission has begun informal proceedings to check whether the government’s construction around Lake Fertő are violating the laws of the European Union.
UNESCO has sent a sharp letter calling on the Hungarian government to scrap the Lake Fertő development project or risk losing the Outstanding Universal Value status for this World Heritage site.
Must-visit spots for lovers of books and/or architecture. 🇭🇺 📚🏛️ #Hungary #Budapest #Keszthely #Eger #Pannonhalma #Zirc #Sárospatak #libraries
Visit the Esterházy Palace and experience the Baroque-Rococo grandeur of the 18th century! #Hungary #history #art #travel
UNSECO World Heritage village Hollókő will again reopen #hungary
Discover the beautiful landscape of #Tokaj #Wine Region #Hungary #UNESCO #WorldHeritageSite
5 interesting facts about Hungary’s largest and oldest national park; Peter Licskay; Daily News Hungary
If you visit Hungary, you need to see at least one national park #nature #natureisbeautiful #hungary #dailynewshungary.
A good destination to visit in Hungary after the epidemic: Lake Fertő; John Woods; Daily News Hungary
#Wonders await all those who want to #relax after the hard months of the #coronavirus. #Hungary #Hungarian #Fertő #lake #travel #holiday #tourism
Buda Castle has any number of paid-for sights and attractions but you can explore this historic quarter for free – with panoramic views thrown in.
Pannonhalma Archabbey – The most remarkable historical place in Hungary; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary
Have you ever been here? #hungary #dailynewshungary #pannonhalma
One of the most popular tourist attractions of the Hungarian capital, the Buda Castle Funicular, turned 150 years old yesterday. The funicular, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Danube panorama, links the Adam Clark Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge at river level to Buda Castle, and was inaugurated in 1870 as the second such means of transport in the world.
Europe’s oldest official long-distance hiking trail.
A Timeless Journey Through the Hidden Treasures of the Tokaj Wine Region; Fanni Kaszas; Hungary Today
Home of the legendary Aszú white wines, Tokaj wine region is located in northeastern Hungary. Named after the town of Tokaj, the region’s former commercial center, it is a relatively small wine region of around 5,500 hectares of vineyards. From wine tastings, excursions, producer’s markets, and great restaurants, the region offers a lot for tourists.
Planning a trip to Budapest? Here is Matt’s list of the best things to see and do in the city to help you have the best trip possible!
The most famous cave of Hungary will soon offer medical treatments; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary
Have you ever been to a Hungarian cave? #hungary #dailynewshungary
Budapest, Hungary: How to get there, where to stay and what to do; Lucy Hilton; MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Get the most out of Hungary’s capital…
From culture to cuisine, wildlife to watersports, Hungary has much to tempt the traveler to go further than the bright lights of Budapest.