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Miskolc Travel Guide, Hungary

Miskolc is the third largest city in the country in terms of its population and it is the capital of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County. It is also the educational, economic, administrative and scientific center of Northern Hungary. At the start of this millennium, the city began to pave its way to tourism and cultural development. Currently, Miskolc is one of the most visited places in Hungary. People who want to experience the splendor of the place should take the Miskolc Travel Guide with them.

Miskolc Travel Guide – Travel

Although it is already regarded as one of the major tourist destinations in Hungary, the city does not have its own airport. The closest airports to Miskolc are the ones in Budapest, Debrecen, and Kosice. The best way to reach the city is by train. Tiszai Station, the main railway station, connects Miskolc to other major cities in the country. Intercity trains are the best and cleanest but they are more costly than regular and international trains.

Another way of getting to Miskolc is by a bus ride. There are only a few bus lines which link Miskolc to other cities but daily routes can be expected. Those who have private vehicles coming from the western part of the country can reach the city via Highway M3. When touring around Miskolc, people can choose from a lot of different means of transportation. The city is served by 36 bus lines and 2 tram lines, and the tickets for the bus and the tram are the same.

Tourists who have their own car should see to it that they have a map of the city because there are only a few road signs. People can also go around downtown on foot but walking is not advised in other parts of the city.

Miskolc Travel Guide – Events

Miskolc aims to promote itself as a city rich in cultural heritage. As a result, it organizes various events and festivals annually. One of the major events happening in the city is the International Opera Festival of Miskolc during summer. It showcases different opera shows performed by famous artists coming from different parts of the globe.

Another annual event of the city is the Medieval Tournament Days taking place in mid-August. This event is held at the Diosgyor Castle which gives spectators a feeling of experiencing the 14th century. Medieval Tournament Days includes a lot of different activities that the whole family will enjoy.

Every November, Miskolc celebrates the International Dixieland Festival. The event draws together the best Hungarian musicians and other international artists for a night filled with music. Various performances can be witnessed in different spots around the city.

Miskolc is truly a worthwhile place to visit. It is easy to reach, it has a mild weather, and there are a lot of things to see. Once you take the Miskolc Travel Guide with you, you are sure to enjoy all the things that visitors take pleasure in while in the city. If you are aiming to explore other places in the country and in the continent, you may look into Bratislava Travel Guide and Osijek Travel Guide.

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  • zdankoWinter trip to Miskolc
    review by zdanko posted more then 30 days ago
    This was a really snowy morning in Miskolc:) Sadly, I haven't took a picture of our car... it's natural color is red but this morning it all turned into white. Just over one night about 10 centimeters of snow had fallen. It was very beautiful and everything lloked so calm. :) In this morning we...
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  • stefFish restaurant in Miskolctapolca
    travel tip by stef posted more then 30 days ago
    I recommend this restaurant for very tasty fish menus. The prices are very good and the food is even better. I was amazed by the long menu with all those fish meals. Try them when you make a trip to the famous and wonderful cave baths...
  • angelSwimming inside a real cave
    travel tip by angel posted more then 30 days ago
    My opinion is that the best place you can choose for relaxing in Miskolc is the cave bath. It is a bath formed from a real cave. It is an unimaginable feeling when you swim between the cave's walls.
  • zdankoCave bathing
    travel tip by zdanko posted more then 30 days ago
    You should definitely try out the 'Cave Bath' from Miskolc! It's an extraordinary experience...
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