World Heritage Sites in Hungary


Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube with the district of Buda Castle

(47.50 N 19.05 E)

This site has the remains of the Roman city of Aquincum and the Gothic castle of Buda. It is one of the world's outstanding urban landscapes and shows the great periods in the history of the Hungarian capital.


Old Village of Holloko

The village, which developed mainly during the 17th and 18th centuries, is a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution of the 20th century.


Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment

(47.47 N 17.83 E)

The first Benedictine monks settled here in 996 and went on to convert the Hungarians They founded the country's first school and, in 1055, wrote the first document in Hungarian.


Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst


Hortobagy National Park

(47.55 N 21.12 E)

Traditional forms of land use, such as the grazing of domestic animals, have been present in this pastoral society for more than two millennia.


Pecs (Sopianae) Early Christian Cemetery

(46.07 N 18.25 E)

A series of decorated tombs were constructed in the cemetery of the Roman provincial town of Sopianae (modern day Pecs) in the 4th century.


Cultural Landscape of Fertö-Neusiedlersee

(49.35 N 49.83 E)

Known as Lake Neusiedl in Austria, over the border in Hungary the southern third of this large lake is known as Lake Ferto.


Tokaji Wine Region Cultural Landscape

(Multiple locations)

Inluding the Ungvari Wine Cellar, Rakoczi Wine Cellar, Koporosi Cellars, Gomboshegyi Cellars, Oremus Cellars, and Tolcsva Wine Museum Cellars.



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Last updated: August 18, 2015