A relatively young country, with its borders only formally established in 1920, the best places to visit in Hungary before you die have many different influences from all the powers which have ruled the territory. It was under the control of the Soviet Union until 1989, upon which is asserted independence. Now, Hungary is a democratic country with a high human development index, stable economy and bustling tourist trade. It has a rich and diverse history, due to its many influences across history, and features everything from Citadella – a grand old fort – to Budapest, the charming yet surprisingly modern capital city. Hungary also has a diverse range of natural features, from mountains to the Danube river, the latter of which is protected as a World Heritage Site.
The tourism industry in Hungary is one of the biggest in Europe, meaning Hungary is incredibly popular with tourists both from the European Union and further afield. Check before you travel to see when destinations are most popular, and try and travel outside of those times to avoid the crowds. Also check local travel, news, and weather to make sure all are suitable for your proposed journeys and trips.
If you are looking to travel even deeper into eastern Europe, check out the best places to visit in Russia before you die . If you’ve already booked your trip to Hungary, or would like to book a trip there, then this list of the best places to visit in Hungary before you die is just the thing for you.