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The Gingerbread Villages of Hungary

As Christmas nears, a number of villages have prepared their gingerbread “maquettes.” Perhaps the most “traditional” gingerbread village is Baranya County’s Geresdlak that has once again made its cookie version this year. There are 350 properties in the village, and everyone is responsible to prepare his/her own home which they put together on the …

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Advent in Eger: Christmas market with many programs to do

Hungary officially started to prepare for Christmas, as the capital and many other major cities opened up their Christmas markets. Eger is no exception, and with sparkling lights, exciting programs, and delicious food and drinks, the city’s Christmas market is a must. Szeretlek Magyarország reported that the Christmas market of …

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Advent Feast at the Basilica Wins Best Christmas Market in Europe Title

The Advent Feast at the Basilica, Budapest’s most festive Christmas market, has been voted first on the list of Best Christmas Markets in Europe in 2020, organized by European Best Destinations. More than 280,000 people have voted for the best Christmas markets in Europe, and Budapest finished first, preceding Vienna, Gdansk, and Brussels. photo: Advent Feast at the Basilica …

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