The capital of Hungary – Budapest – is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The mountainous, right-bank part of the capital, Buda, contrasts vividly with the plain Pest. The wooded crown of Buda with its royal palace, the fortress of Mount Gellert, small houses and villas, buried in gardens on the hillsides, fascinates with its beauty.
One of the main local attractions is the Matthias Church (XIII century), which became the wedding place and the tomb of many Hungarian kings. The decoration of Budapest is the Danube with its openwork bridges. In the northwestern region of Hungary is the city of Eger – one of the most beautiful Hungarian cities with Baroque architecture. In the Middle Ages, the Eger fortress, now transformed into a museum, gained fame during the struggle with the Turkish conquerors. Continue reading