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Hungary: Culture


  • 163rd Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution
  • Szechenyi Thermal Baths
  • Budapest at dusk
  • Nice vineyard in Hungary
  • Beautiful hungarian grey bulls

Social Conventions

Shaking hands is the customary form of greeting throughout Hungary and first and last names are usually used for introductions.  Family is very important to Hungarians and it is not uncommon for various generations of extended family to live together.  Finally, table manners can be quite formal in Hungary.

 

Language

Hungarian is the official language of the country, however, English and German are also spoken to some degree around the country.

 

Religion

Hungary is a predominantly Christian country with more than half of the population belonging to the Roman Catholic faith.  Other religions represented in Hungary include Calvinists, Lutherans, Greek Catholics as well as Christian, Greek Orthodox and Jewish minorities. 


 

Hungary Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Hungary.

Learn about the history and culture of Hungary, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Hungary's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Hungary for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Hungary tours today!

 


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