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Hungary has about 10 million inhabitants and has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Besides the capital Budapest, other important cities are Debrecen, Miskolc, Szeged, Pécs and Győr. In the Mátra mountains stands the 1014-meter-high Kékes mountain, the highest elevation in the country. The most important rivers of the country are the Danube and the Tisza, the largest lake is Lake Balaton in the west of Hungary, which is also the largest lake in Central Europe.

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Danube Knee, Esztergom, Visegrid and Szentendre (Hungary)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Hungary

After our 2 days in Vienna, today we continued on the A-ROSA Bella on the Danube towards Budapest. Our next stop was Esztergom in Hungary, where our ship was laid out for almost 2.5 hours. The reason for the relatively short stay is that on the one hand the main attraction of Esztergom – the basilica – is only about 10 minutes away from the boat pier on foot and you can easily visit it in less than two hours. …

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