The Hungarian Guide - Investing and retiring in Hungary

  • A stunning capital with unique setting A stunning capital with unique setting
  • walking and birdwatching paradise walking and birdwatching paradise
  • undisturbed nature rich in rare species undisturbed nature rich in rare species
  • enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track
  • Teeming with History Teeming with History
  • over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes
  • picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb
  • Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit
  • Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer
  • Tranquil Lake Balaton Tranquil Lake Balaton
  • Lush rolling hills of western Hungary Lush rolling hills of western Hungary
  • buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000.. buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000..
  • horsemen and nature lovers paradise horsemen and nature lovers paradise
  • Europe's second largest freshwater lake Europe's second largest freshwater lake
  • A paradise for watersport enthusiasts A paradise for watersport enthusiasts
  • Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature

Budapest

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2013 Tourist Traveller’s Awards  -Budapest was voted the Top Travel Destination in Europe and #2 Worldwide.

It is indeed a beautiful city, with a lot to see and do that you won’t find anywhere else. There are regular inexpensive tourist buses which circumnavigate the city -  you hop on and off at the various sites across the city. Home to almost 2 million people the city is known as the “Paris of the East”. Public transport is inexpensive and plentiful. The underground and trams are both easy to use.

Paris Of The East

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  • State Opera House a beautiful neo Renaissance building with an interior to match.
  • Statue Park has a variety of old communist statues taken from around the city centre soon after the fall of communism in 1989.
  • Parliament Building has 691 rooms and 12.5 miles of hallway, and tours are given in eight languages. It was inspired by the Palace of Westminster.
  • The House of Terror details the torrid past of Hungary and the acts of torture by the secret police.
  • Szechenyi Baths is a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Comprising nine baths this is one of Europe’s largest spa centres.

Sightseeing

Szechenyi spa by Karaian

Szechenyi spa by Karaian

  • Margaret Island is a popular park in the middle of the city.
  • Hero’s Square was built in 1896, to commemorate the 1,000 anniversary of the arrival of Hungarians in Hungary. Before then, it was inhabited by Slavs, like every country around Hungary. It’s full of massive statues and carvings of Hungary’s medieval national heroes.
  • The Castle is on a hill overlooking the Danube, and the view of the city from its walls and towers is breathtaking.
  • The Jewish District boasts the largest synagogue in Europe, museums and a good selection of cafes
  • Ecseri Flea Market is a shopping experience not to be missed.
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St. Stephans Cathedral Budapest

St. Stephans Cathedral Budapest

Public Transport

As of Jan 2014 single journeys on the Metro ( underground ) cost approx. £1 ( €1.20 ) but please make sure to validate your ticket before commencing your journey. Multiple ticket options are also available.
1 day unlimited travel £4.50 ( €5.40 ) , a 3 day pass £10.00 ( €12.00 )