Hungary's Information Resources
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Consulates of the Republic of Hungary in North America

USA

223 East 52nd Street  
New York, NY 10022  
Phone: (212) 752-0669  
Fax: (212) 755-5986  
E-mail: titkarsag.nyc@humisny.org  

11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite #410  
Los Angeles, CA 90025  
Phone: (310) 473-9344  
Fax: (310) 479-6443
E-mail:
huconlos@attmail.com

Hungarian Trade Commission
150 East 58th Street, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10155-3398
Phone: (212) 752-3060
Fax: (212) 486-2958
E-mail:
HungarianTradeOfficeNY@worldnet.att.net

Canada   

299 Waverley Street  
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0V9  
Phone: (613) 230-2717  
Fax: (613) 230-8887
Website:
www.DocuWeb.ca/Hungary
E-mail: h2embott@DocuWeb.ca

1200 McGill College Avenue,
Suite #2040
Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G7
Phone: (514) 393-1048
Fax: (514) 393-8226

121 Bloor Street East, Suite 1115
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5
Phone: (416) 923-8981
Fax: (416) 923-2732

Hungarian Trade Commission
121 Bloor Street, East #1110  
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5  
Phone: (416) 923-3596  
Fax: (416) 923-2097
E-mail:
huntor@istar.ca

North American Embassies in Hungary

Embassy of the United States of America  
1054 Budapest  
Szabadság tér 12.  
Phone: (36-1) 267-4400  
Fax: (36-1) 269-9326
Website:
www.usis.hu
E-mail: usconsular.budapest@state.gov
Embassy of Canada  
1121 Budapest  
Budakeszi ut 32.  
Phone: (36-1) 275-1200  
Fax: (36-1) 275-1210 

Guidebooks

  • András Török's Budapest - A Critical Guide - Corvina, Budapest
  • Baedeker's Hungary - Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster
  • Ben G. Frank's Travel Guide to Jewish Europe - Pelican Publishing Company
  • Blue Guide Hungary - W.W. Norton&Co. 
  • Essential Budapest - NTC Group 
  • Fodor's Hungary - Fodor's Travel Publications 
  • Frommer's Budapest and the Best of Hungary- Macmillan Company
  • Hungary Insider Guide - Hippocrene
  • Hungary The Rough Guide - Penguin Books 
  • Insight Guides Hungary - Houghton Mifflin Company 
  • Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit Hungary - Lonely Planet Publications
  • Nelles Guides Hungary - Seven Hills Book Distributors 
  • Passports Illustrated Travel Guide to Budapest from Thomas Cook - Passport Books 
  • Time Out Guide Budapest - Bantam Books 

Internet Resources

General on Hungary
www.hungarytourism.hu
travel.state.gov/hungary.html
www.centraleurope.com
www.visiteurope.com
www.excite.com/travel/countries/hungary
www.inyourpocket.com/Hungary/index.shtml
www.carlson/destinations.com
www.hungary-info.com
www.leweb2loc.gov
www.hu.orientation.com
mysticplanet.com
www.driveeurope.com
www.destinations.previewtravel.com

Budapest
www.budapestinfo.hu
www.mcp.com/frommers/destinations/Budapest
www.gorillaguide.com
www.budpocketguide.com
"Images of Budapest" CD-ROM website

History
mineral.umd.edu
www.rev.iif.hu

Culture/Art
General
www.budapestinfo.hu
hungart.euroweb.hu
c3.hu
Music
www.live-music.com
Paintings
www.origo.hnm.hu
kfki.hu/keptar
Science
www.mta/hu

Language/Dictionaries
www.sztaki.hu/services/engdict/index.jhtml
www.pacificcoast.net
troutdream.com

Accomodation
www.hungarianhotels.com
www.nethotels.com
www.hotels.hu
www.budapesthotels.hu
www.TravelToHungary.com
www.tradescotours.com

Exchange
www2travlang.com/money

Cuisine
www.fsz.bme.hu/hungary/cuisine
www.externet.hu/webfazek
www.soar.berkeley.edu/recepies/ethnic/hungarian

Events
www.leisuretime-guide.com

Environment
www.gridbp.meh.hu/angol

Statistics
www.ksh.hu

Culture/Art
in general
www.mti.hu
enet.hu/bpweek
on economy and business
www.iqsoft.hu/economy.html
www.wps.hu/bbj.html

Tourism organizations
www.world-tourism.org

Famous Hungarians
www.hungary.org/famous.htm
www.hungary.org/olympic.htm

Roots to your roots
www.familytree.hu/rootstours.html
www.bogardi.com/gen/shtml

Free Publications/Brochures

You can order brochures from the following list by sending us an email to info@gotohungary.com with your selection of brochures.

General information
  • Travel Planner - the most comprehensive brochure on travel to Hungary. Order here
  • Budapest Folder- a short overview on the capital city
  • Hungary, Land of the Magyar - a short overview on Hungary 
  • General Information on Hungary - travel tips, practical information 
  • Hungary Tourist Map - detailed map with suggested itineraries 
  • e-Newsletter Hungary - Sign up here
 

What to do, where to stay

  • Events '00 - indicates the top 80 events of the year
  • Millenium Events
  • Programs in Hungary - published monthly before the beginning of the covered month, it offers a rich selection of programs in Hungary. Also available at most hotels' information desk.
  • Hotel Guide - hotels, pensions and hostels in all categories
  • with a locator map, updated yearly
  • Youth Hostels in Hungary - a useful guide for young budget travelers
  • Camp Sites in Hungary - map with all the camp sites
  • Travel Magazine - This quarterly publication with its in depth articles on culture and people is an excellent tool for preparing for Hungary
  • Tax Free Shopping in Hungary - Ideas on what to buy tax free with a list of shops and tax refund offices
  • Congress and Incentive Events
Information on BudapestBudapest brochures 
  • Budapest Folder - overview on the capital city
  • Budapest and Surroundings - with its amazing photo selection this brochure makes everyone want to go to Budapest 
  • Budapest Guide - a comprehensive booklet on Budapest's sights, museums combined with practical information: transportation, city tours, etc.
  • Budapest City Map - with basic tourist information on the back. 
  • Budapest Museum Guide - a very useful map with an illustrated listing on Budapest's sights and museums. 
  • Baths in Budapest 
  • Budapest Card Leaflet - one page information on the Budapest Card. 
  • Budapest Panorama - this monthly guide helps planning the programs while in Budapest; it offers information on musical and theater events, a good restaurant listing, and maps. 
  • Sales Guide 2000
Regions in the country 
  • The Danube Bend 
  • Lake Balaton
  • Western Transdanubia 
  • Southern Great Plain
  • Central Transdanubia 
  • Lake Tisza 
  • Northeastern Hungary
  • Southwestern Hungary
Special Interest Travel 
  • World Heritage Sites in Hungary - Four Hungarian sites are on the World Heritage List: 1. Hollókö, the northern Hungarian village with its upland folk architecture, 2. The Historic Castle District in Buda with a breathtaking view to the Pest side over the Danube, 3. the Archabbey of Pannonhalma with a thousand years of history, and 4. The splendid Caves of Aggtelek Karst that com prise 712 caves we know of, built up over 220-240 million years from limestone and extends 150,000 acres of Dolomite hills. 
  • Treasures of Ecclesiastical Art - Christianity in Hungary was 1,000-year old in 2000. The brochure highlights this heritage through paintings, art objects and sites throughout the country. 
  • Castles and Mansions in Hungary - This brochure draws the attention to some splendid castles and mansions that are partly open to the public as museums; some of them are the most romantic hotels in Hungary. 
  • Shalom - The brochure offers an overview of Jewish history in Central Europe and gives an illustrated list of Jewish Heritage sights with the living Jewish culture and tradition. 
  • Hungary, Land of Spas - Introduces the Hungarian Spa concept. Presents spa resorts. Shows a table with different spas' curative effects. 
  • Flavors of Hungary - The brochure gives a culinary tour of Hungary by regions, showing the essence of our cuisine and wine culture. Food recipes are also included. 
  • Wine Map of Hungary - The publication describes each of the Hungary's 20 wine regions and supplies useful information: sights to visit, accommodation, private wineries, wine museums. 
  • Hungary by Bike - The map format brochure offers bicycle tour itineraries throughout Hungary. 
  • Naturally Hungary - Gives a brief introduction on the National Parks in Hungary and shows some of the Carpathian Basin's very unique floral species with information on where and when to see them.
  • Riding in Hungary - Intoduces locations and world famous personalities of Hungarian equestrian sport.
 
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