A European state with rich cultural traditions, Hungary is increasingly appearing on the lists of countries that Russian travelers tend to visit in the first place. The reason for this is the impressive list of attractions, and the original Hungarian cuisine, and healing thermal springs, on the basis of which health resorts and sanatoriums have been opened. The concept of "Hungarian culture" includes many components, the combination of which allows you to form an impression of the country that gave the world Imre Kalman and Franz Liszt.
On the honorary lists
The UNESCO lists eight sites located on the territory of Hungary:
- Pannonhalma Monastery is a Benedictine monastery founded at the end of the 10th century. It is not only the oldest monastery in the country, but also the second largest abbey on the planet. Built on the top of a three-hundred-meter hill. The monastery library is of particular value, and children from all over the country study at the boys' college..
- Necropolis of the city of Pecs. One of the early Christian monuments of this kind, dating back to at least the 4th century.
- The village of Holloke, which is home to a little less than five hundred people. In the culture of Hungary, he is given a special role, because the inhabitants of Hollock preserve the traditions of their ancestors and lead the way of life inherited from past centuries. The village is called an open-air ethnographic museum, and folk crafts popular among its residents are woodcarving, pottery, weaving and artistic embroidery..
Danube, hobbled by bridges
The Hungarian capital is one of the most beautiful European cities. Here are located magnificent architectural monuments and the best museums, the expositions of which allow you to better learn everything about the culture of Hungary.
Local cuisine is an integral part of national traditions and customs. Hungarians believe that it is simply impossible to count all the recipes for making traditional goulash, and this is just one dish from the diverse menu offered by every city cafe..
Having found and tasted the goulash of your dreams, you can go for a walk along the bridges that connect Buda and Pest, and encircle the proud Danube in many places of the capital. The banks of the river are also under the auspices of UNESCO.
The culture of Hungary is also its renowned wine industry. The region of production of the famous Tokaj wines is also protected as a World Heritage Site of Humanity, and the annual festivals and fairs allow all guests of the country to get acquainted with the unique features of the elite Hungarian wines..