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Hungary is a landlocked country in central Europe situated in the Carpathian Basin. The area that would become Hungary has been a hotbed of activity for thousands of years from the Romans, to the Celts, Huns, Ottomans, and Habsburgs. Today, both the old and new coexist in Hungary, as many of the major towns and cities still retain much of their Gothic appeal, cultural significance, as well as more modern trappings such as bustling shopping streets, thriving markets, and lively bars and clubs. Hungary has something to offer everyone, whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. Finding a hotel in Hungary suited to your budget and expectations can be a difficult task. With Venere, finding your ideal hotel in Hungary is a simple task with the aid of user-submitted reviews, our helpful interactive map of the area, and thousands of hotel room photo galleries.

What's Hungary Like?

Historic Hungary has many towns and cities with plenty of landmarks, cultural icons, and modern attractions. Budapest, the capital, is the most popular destination, and contains most of the country's most memorable locations. The Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest is a historic 18th-century area of the city with Disney-esque buildings and some of the most photogenic sights in the country, overlooking much of the city, the Danube river, and the Parliament building. The same can be said for the historic Orszaghaz (Parliament), which offers multilingual tours through its grand halls. Some of the best shopping can be had in the capital, too, with many malls such as Nagy Vasarcsarnok (Central Market Hall), the WestEnd City Center, and Duna Plaza, to name but a few.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Hungary

Hungary experiences an oceanic climate, which results in drastic differences in temperature between summer and winter. Typically, the summer months of June to August experience temperatures of around 85° Fahrenheit, which can sometimes increase to as high as 105° Fahrenheit. Although the first language of the locals will of course be Hungarian, many of the inhabitants of larger cities such as Budapest will speak a conversational level of English, however you should at least carry a pocket reference book or memorize a few simple phrases such as "beszélsz angolul?" (Do you speak English?). Hungary has a relatively modern infrastructure, almost most of the railway network is centered around Budapest. One thing to bear in mind is that if you travel by rail, be sure to validate your ticket before you get to the platform, as many tourists get fined by ticket inspectors.