In most people’s eyes Hungarians are considered to be extraordinary in many ways. They are open minded and gifted people who already proved their talents along the history. They still like to live with the given opportunities of the big world. It is rare to find a modern country with such a valuable traditional life, which is still alive and cherished in the present days.
Hollókő means "Raven-stone" in Hungarian. The village is one of the most charming spots in Hungary. It is located in Nógrád county, approximately 91.1 kilometres northeast from the Hungarian capital, Budapest. This isolated little village hidden in the mountains is a Unesco Heritage Site. With its prime location and rich history this lovely village is well loved by tourists. It is a perfectly preserved little place that surprises every visitor in a way.
Locals are justifiably proud of their distinct traditions, centuries-old culture and the cultural wealth of their village. They are committed to preserve the village’s white houses for ever. They know well something. This isolated little place, rich in traditions is nothing else but a world of wonders. The people living here are gifted in a way. They know how to honor and cherish their past and costumes and how to keep their simple life of joy alive.
The 400 residents of Hollókő speak a distinctive Hungarian dialect. On special occasions visitors can see locals wearing very colorful costumes. Summer is a perfect time to visit and explore the village of Hollókő and all its fabulous traditions. The athmosphere of the place is very special, it is worth to get there.
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