Visit Debrecen - Best of Debrecen

One of the coziest retreats in Hungary, Debrecen has an outstanding history, colorful culture and abundant natural bounty. One of the most prominent cities in Hungarian history, it was a capital of the country for a long time and is also the birthplace of Democratic Hungary. It is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest, the capital.

Located in the Carpathian Basin, the city is a hotpot for folk culture, art and sports. There are around ten museums in the city. Historical monuments and statues adorn the quiet city.

The Mediterranean Aqua Park is the ultimate relaxation and leisure centre and welcomes tourists from all over the world. Debrecen is the access point for the UNESCO world heritage site of Hortobagy National Park that has stunning natural rock formations dating back to ten thousand years, rare flora and fauna.

Visit Debrecen, Hungary and explore this spectacular city with a perfect amalgamation of history, art and culture!

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Facts and Stats for Debrecen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Debrecen

    Know the pollution level of Debrecen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 27.78 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.83 (Low)
  • Debrecen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Debrecen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Debrecen.

    • Burglary and Theft 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.38 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Debrecen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Debrecen is 169.03 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.59 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 79.07 (High)
    • Pollution Index 35.87 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.89 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.39 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.88 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.68 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 56.01 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Debrecen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Debrecen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 57.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.49 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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