Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta

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Comprised of a vast area of wetlands and fields, the Puszta - or "plains" - is the largest natural grassland in Central Europe, and highly protected. Traditional examples of pastoral life are still ... Read more
present within this national park today, and visitors can take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon and learn about herdsmen life at the Hortobágy Herdsmen Museum. Inducted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the park maintains its natural farming systems, including the regular flooding of the Tisza River, providing farmers with fertile pastures for their livestock.

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I'm always a little squeamish about staged renditions of herdsman life, but this is a very interesting place. Dates from the Communist era but became a World Heritage site in 1999.

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Aliases: UNESCO Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta, The Puszta

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