Hungary is one of the world’s favourite tourist destinations. The Hungarian culture, music, art, architecture, spas, unique flora and fauna, national parks, cuisine and wine attract millions of visitors every year.
Despite its small size, Hungary is abundant with natural treasures, expansive lakeside areas, thick forests, endless plains and the unrivalled treasures of the limestone region.
Budapest, with its more than a thousand year history, is one of Europe’s youngest capitals, as Pest, Buda and Obuda was joined in 1873. Budapest is rich in natural beauties and its architecture is world- famous. Numerous sights of Budapest were given the world heritage title by the UNESCO (Royal Palace area, Danube Bank View, Andrássy Avenue). It was the home for many of the pioneering scientists of the 20th century including John von Neumann.
Apart from the buildings, churches, the Danube or the Buda Hills there are various thermal baths, caves, museums and cultural programs in order to satisfy the visitors of Budapest.
Budapest is easily accessible via Liszt Ferenc International Airport that has daily flights by all the larger European carriers plus many low budget airlines and is located only 22 km from the centre.
Visitors from over 90 countries can travel to Hungary without visas. Hungary has its own currency, but credit cards are generally accepted and there are many ATMs and exchange kiosks in the city. The city has a good infrastructure with extensive public transport network. Budapest is a safe city, it is considered safer than most cities of comparable size in Europe or North America.
The Budapest Congress & World Trade Centre provides the largest, most modern congress and meeting facility in Hungary.