Welcome to Hungary

Welcome to Hungary. Hungary is a country in Central Europe that is known for the Danube River and its famous capital, Budapest.

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Basic Stats

Travel safety rating: 6/10

Targeted groups: No groups found

General Sanitation Rating: 7/10

Food Safety Rating for Foreigners: 7/10

Tourism Infrastructure Rating: 9/10

Fluency in English Rating: 2/10

Languages spoken: Hungarian

These stats were collected through general studies by prominent institutions that analyzed Hungary's tourism sector. They represent Hungary as a whole, not certain parts of the country that are either better or worse-off. These studies were then summarized into a given rating.

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Budapest is the capital and largest city of Hungary.


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The first Hungarian state was founded in the 9th century. The Apostolic Kingdom was formed in the 11th century. Hungary was conquered by the Mongol Empire in the 13th century. Hungary was conquered into the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. Austria unified with Hungary in the 19th century. After losing World War Two, Austria-Hungary was divided into two countries; Austria and Hungary. Hungary became a member of the Eastern Bloc and became an ally of the Soviet Union. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Hungary joined the European Union.


"Hungary has a surprisingly efficient transportation system, including international, domestic, and commuter trains, buses, trams, and the metro. ... For frequent commuters, monthly passes that cover all modes of public transportation are available at all major metro ticket booths and other main transit stations." - JobMonkey

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