The capital of Hungary is Budapest, which is also the largest and most populated city. Budapest is a city of spas, with a unique composition and temperature of the waters, where visitors can reinvigorate in one the 19 different thermal baths.
The Buda Castle Hill, with the 700-year-old Matthias Church, the Royal Palace and the Fishermen’s Bastion, is among the most charming World Heritage Sites, from where one can look down at the downtown and the Danube River, with her many bridges, among them the beautiful Chain Bridge – the first one throughout the history to permanently connect Buda and Pest.
Regarding the topic of water, the city’s number one reference is the Danube River, which splits the city into the hilly Buda and the flat Pest.
The logo of the 2019 World Rowing Masters Regatta shows one of the most famous symbol of Hungary, the magnificent Chain Bridge, dreamed by earl István Széchenyi, who introduced the rowing in Hungary.