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About Hungary and Budapest


Hungary has recently become one of Europe’s most popular tourism destinations thanks to wealth of culture, history, gastronomy, landscape and its hungaricums. Hungary welcomes more than 1 million tourists each year.

Hungary is famous for its medicinal waters and holds the largest lake in Europe (Lake Balaton). The country is crossed by rivers which divide and define its wonderful landscape. There are more than 80 thermal springs in Budapest alone. Thermal baths and balneotherapy are unique combination of rich cultural heritage: Hungary is one of the best place to keep warm, as it is located over a very active geo-thermic area. The country has over a thousand thermal water springs and the second largest thermal Lake in the world for bathing (Lake Hévíz). “Taking the waters” for relaxation or as clinical treatments, is an important part of the Hungarian culture.

Budapest, capital of Hungary

Being the centre of Hungary’s cultural, economic, business and social life, Budapest is a unique cosmopolitan city with its popular historical and cultural heritage. One of the most exciting cities in Europe, Budapest is full of secrets to uncover, hidden spots to explore and old favourites to revisit. This is the city where being bored is not an option.

Budapest is also famous for its medicinal waters that play an important role in attracting medical tourists. There are about 80 thermal springs in Budapest alone. The water of the springs contains dissolved minerals and salts that are beneficial for the treatment of various ailments. In Budapest, the most popular thermal baths are Gellért, Széchenyi, Lukács and Rudas.

Between your visits to the hospital whilst in Budapest, you will have plenty of time to explore the city at your leisure and enjoy all that it has to offer.