Debrecen Tourism

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!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Debrecen

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

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Debrecen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Debrecen.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.58 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.58 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 17.42 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25.23 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.42 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 20 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.42 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.54 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.79 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Debrecen is 160.77 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.32 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.07 (High)
    • Pollution Index 36.85 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.65 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.8 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.81 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 46.94 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.28 USD

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

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