1.Hortobagy Nation Park
This is the first national park Hungary. This is the type of national park with an area of approximately 800Km2 steppes. The park has several endangered bird species and is a refuge for the Przewalski horse and migratory water birds. Hortobágy is the largest protected area, and the largest natural grasslands in Central Europe with a cow, sheep, cows, horses, tend to be taken care of by shepherds, and provide habitat for many different species (342 species of birds that have been listed to appear at the puszta). The distance is 800 km ² national park in Eastern Hungary, In puszta, rich with folklore and cultural history. Parks, part of the Alfold - puszta (Great Plain), was designated a national park in 1973 (the first in Hungary), and elected among the World Heritage sites in 1999. Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta has been written on the World Heritage List by UNESCO on December 1, 1999 in the category of cultural landscapes, based on criteria iv and v culture. According to the brief description that ” it is widely Hortobágy plains and wetland areas that have been used by humans for grazing their domestic animals for more than two thousand years.
2. Great Market Hall, Budapest, Hungaria
Budapest city is divided into two areas: Buda and Pest. Well, the Great Market Hall is located on the Pest near the Liberty Bridge. Great Market Hall has 3 floors. Markets which opened late 19th century this had become one of the most modern market in the world, complete with light and air conditioning settings. Spacious and airy area that was once impassable canals to send fresh produce to the seller. But now the canals was gone, replaced by the usual way between the stalls. After local restored after World War II, the market re-opened to tourists in the mid-1990s. In this market, tourists can see fresh merchandise such as vegetables, meat, and fruit on the first floor. There is also a center for Hungarian handicrafts as well as bars, cafes, and food vendors. You can follow a special tour to sample a variety of sausages, salami, and other culinary-watering.
3. Lido Beach
Extremely popular among the youth, the Lido Beach of Vonyarcvashegy provides entertainment unique among the Balaton beaches with its beach windsurf school, water-ski course and aquatic show stage. Its numerous events and services offers true entertainment for the entire family. Due to constant development efforts through the past 15 years, Lido Beach of Vonyarcvashegy has become a true pilgrimage site for spa lovers, with its 7 hectares of green and a constructed waterfront. With its sandy beach, children’s swimming pool, toys conform to EU standards the Lido is a favourite among children and adults alike. For the youngest, the funhouse is a real source of excitement, where animators look after them; older kids can test their skills on the giant waterslide, the beach volleyball course or the beach handball course. There is a free parking lot accompanying the beach. The parking lot is accessible through three entrance gates with cashiers. Besides cabins for rent, there are cabins that are free to use, too.
4. Lake Balaton
Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe, and one of the favorite vacation destinations of Hungarians. Visit this beautiful inland beach on your way to Gyógytó Lake in Héviz. The volcanic crater spring under Gyógytó keeps it warm enough to swim year round, and the mineral-rich mud is considered medicinal, so swimming is only recommended for an hour at a time, tops. Choose from outdoor swimming or indoor swimming in a glass enclosure. The health benefits are numerous.
5. Hungarial Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum departing from the National Museum had no separate exhibition space up to the early ’90s, and the collections were growing steadily thus all available space got overcrowded again. The Hungarian Government decided to move the Museum to the building of Ludovika Academy: a historical site built originally as the Military Academy of Hungary. Renovations of these worn buildings started but still not completed in the present (2007). Departments of Anthropology, Mineralogy and Petrology, Geology and Paleontology, and the Library is already housed in Ludovika. Furthermore, the bird and mammal collections of the Zoology department, the Molecular Genetics Lab, Paleontological Research Group and the Animal Ecology Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences/Hungarian Natural History Museum are also found here.
Exhibitions opened in the Ludovika buildings (Budapest, Ludovika square 2–6) in 1996. Open 10:00–18:00 every day except for Tuesday.
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