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Last updated : Nov 2009
Hungary Travel Guide
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Hungary is situated in Central Europe, sharing borders with the Slovak Republic, Ukraine, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Austria and Slovenia. There are several ranges of hills, mainly in the north and west.

The capital city of Budapest, located on one of the most beautiful areas of the Danube, is made up of 2 parts – Buda and Pest.

Buda is the older, more graceful, part with cobbled streets and medieval buildings and Pest is the commercial centre.

Budapest is a lively city that has long been a haven for writers, musicians and artists. The Historical Museum of Budapest contains archaeological remains of the old city, and furnishings, glass and ceramics from the 15th century. On the Pest side is the Parliament and the Hungarian National Museum, containing remarkable treasures including the oldest skull yet found in Europe.

Lake Balaton in the west is a popular holiday region, not least because of its sandy beaches and the shallow waters.

Local dishes include halászlé (fish soup) with pasta and goulash (gulyás) soup. Budapest has many nightclubs, discos and bars. During the summer months the popular Lake Balaton resort has a very lively nightlife.
Useful travel links
Official Tourist Board of Hungary tourism website for Hungary