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Hungary boasts of one of the world's most beautiful capital cities: Budapest. The city is referred to as the "Pearl of the Danube", whose wonderful panorama is on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Hungary is a place with 2000-year-old Roman ruins and 400-year-old Turkish monuments found side-by-side, not to mention beautiful churches from the Romanesque. Visitors still visit one of hundreds of therapeutic mineral springs gush up from the depths, helping many thousands to recover their health, And there is also the Hungarian folk art and the horse shows which introduce the lifestyle and traditions of the "puszta" (Great Hungarian Plain) attract tens of thousands. Courtesy of the Hungarian National Tourist Office.
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