Top 5 places to relax in Debrecen

Top 5 places to relax in Debrecen

Debrecen is one of the most famous Hungarian cities and we present you a list of the top 5 places to relax in Debrecen. The Aquaticum Mediterranean Water Park is an important spa resort in Hungary, which attracts thousands of tourists annually. A visit to the Debrecen Zoo will surely be a great experience. The garden covers 3.4 hectares and was opened to the public in 1958. Built between 1861-1865 in Romantic style, the Csokonai Theatre hosted many opera performances. The Great Forest of ... [ read more ]

Top 3 churches in Debrecen

Top 3 churches in Debrecen

The Protestant Great Church or Nagytemplom (in Hungarian) is the religious symbol of the city of Debrecen and it is situated between the Kossuth and Calvin markets, in a beautiful scenic location. It is also the largest Protestant church in Hungary. The Saint Anne 's Cathedral in Debrecen is a Roman Catholic church and it was built between 1719 and 1746. The architect of the project was G. B. Carlone and the St. Anne Church is the largest Catholic place of worship in Debrecen. The Small R... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Debrecen

Tourist guide to Debrecen

Debrecen is an important city in Hungary, the capital of Hajdú-Bihar county. It is located at 200 kilometers from Budapest and it is the second largest city in Hungary after the capital. The city has a rich history of over 750 years. It was part of the old Kingdom of Hungary, then the Principality of Transylvania and the Habsburg Empire. It was twice the capital of Hungary during the forty-eighter revolution and during the Second World War. This rich and tumultuous history reveals a numb... [ read more ]

A short guide to Debrecen for visitors

A short guide to Debrecen for visitors

Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary and the capital of Hajdu-Bihar county. The city lies on the great plains called Alfold, in the Eastern part of the country, approximately 30 km (18.6 miles) away from the Romanian border and about 225 km (140  miles) from Budapest. It is a pretty city with lots of great things to see and do, sometimes also called the 'Calvinist Rome'. If you arrive by train, the first thing you get to see is the train station from where you can easily get to... [ read more ]