Study in Hungary

Hungary is an area with historic urban centers and a picturesque landscape, quality wines, thermal waters and a flourishing culture. Hungary is a country of plains, water, hills and of course, wine. From north to south and from east to west, Hungary offers lovely scenery, castles and palaces, beautiful and a great value, numerous hot springs with curative properties verified, around which were built baths and hotels, museums, and Hungarian wines to places such as Tokaji – "king of wines" were often rewarded.

The capital Budapest is a fantastic city, divided in two by the Danube. Buda is an old city, hilly and grace and Pesta is a commercial center decorated with Art Nouveau buildings. In Budapest are the best bars and clubs in the country, the city being for a long time a favorite among artists and writers. The capital is called "the Paris of Eastern Europe", because of its monuments.

Hungary is a country with a modern lifestyle, while rural areas that still preserve their traditions and culture. The capital impresses both the cultural life and nightlife, but also by the number of health tourism, featuring most of the European capitals. Balaton Lake the most vast in Europe is the paradise of lovers of water featuring numerous amenities.

POPULATION

Population of Hungary is tagged at 98,20,143

CLIMATE

The climate of the Hungary can be described as typical European continental influenced climate with warm, dry summers and fairly cold winters. In summer daytime temperatures reach 20-25°C, but sometimes quite higher, 30°C or more. In most of the time is dry weather with sunny spells, although sometimes heavy Thunderstorms can occur at the end of the day. July is the warmest month with an average Temperature of 22°C. Generally, the weather is best May-September, when days are warm and the nights are cool, although it rains more in Spring than in summer. Autumn and winter are usually a little chilly and wet, sometimes snowy and often foggy, especially in the mountainous regions.

CULTURE

The culture of Hungary varies across Hungary, starting from the capital city of Budapest on the Danube to the Great Plains bordering Ukraine. Hungary has a rich folk crafts tradition, for example: embroidery, decorated pottery and carvings. Hungarian music ranges from the rhapsodies of Franz Liszt and folk music to modern songs influenced by folk music and Roma music. Hungary has a rich and colorful literature with many poets and writers although not many are known abroad due to the limited prevalence of the Hungarian language. Some noted authors include Sándor Márai and Imre Kertéz, who have been gaining acclaim in recent decades. János Kodolányi was well known in Italy and Finland in the mid-20th century. Imre Kertész won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2002. Péter Esterházy is popular in Austria and Germany, and Magda Szabó has recently become well known in Europe as well.

TRANSPORT

The busiest traditional city tram line in the world is still route 4/6 in Budapest, where 50-meter long trains run at 60 to 90 second intervals at peak time and are usually packed with people. A part of this route is the same as where electric trams made their world first run in 1887. Budapest has recently ordered 40 Siemens Combino Supra low floor trams. Trams began carrying the passengers on the 1 July 2006 but during the first weeks there were many technical difficulties.

The top tourist attractions in Hungary include:

  • Buda Castle
  • The Danube
  • Historic Spa Towns
  • Tihany
  • The caves of Lillafured
  • Sopron
  • Eger Castle
  • Cathedral of St. Peter
  • Visegrad Royal Palace
  • The Buda Hills

 

 

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