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Drone Tour of Budapest

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Budapest: Taste of Europe.

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Prepare to be blown away by this astounding drone video of Budapest, Hungary, by 2x Drone Video Award winning content creator and pilot Timelab.pro.  Shot with a Zenmuse X7 camera mounted to a DJI Inspire 2 drone, the video manages to capture virtually all of the highlights of this cultural treasure on the Danube River: its famous bridges, the Baroque masterpiece Buda Castle, the gigantic Parliament Building on the riverfront, the Liberty Statue on Gellért Hill, the St. Stephens Basilica, and more. 

Esztergom Cathedral

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Esztergom Chatedral Hungary

oszibusz

Behold this stunning drone video of the great Esztergom Cathedral, one of the great cultural treasures of Hungary and indeed of Central Europe.  It's in the city of the same name, which lies a short distance north of the Hungarian capital city Budapest.  Esztergom is arguably the cultural center of Hungary, and served as the capital of a medieval predecessor of modern Hungary.  Built on the banks of the mighty Danube River in the mid-19th century, the cathedral is the largest church in Hungary.

Szeged; Hungary's Third Largest City

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Szeged Hungary

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Szeged is third largest city in Hungary (after the capital city of Budapest and Debrecen) and the largest in Hungary's southern region, lying near the border with Serbia.  One of the great cultural gems of Central Europe, this city in the heart of the Great Hungarian Plain is known for its annual art festival.  Drone contributor and pilot Koromista flew his drone over Szeged, giving us a bird's eye view of some of the marvelous architecture of the city, which was mentioned as early as the 12th century.

Mecsek Mountain

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Mecsek Mountain

czuczorferenc

Hungary's Meczek Mountains are situated in the southern part of the country, in the Baranya region which lies betwen the Danube and Drava Rivers and borders on Croatia to its southwest.  The Meczek peaks rise to a maximum altitude of 700 meters above sea level (right around 2.3k ft).   The area was once home to a large ethnic German population, most of which was expelled after World War II.  Contributor Czuczorferenc created this magnificent aerial video of this stunningly beautiful mountain range.

Lake Balaton in Winter

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Winter Wonderland at Hungary's Lake Balaton

Skytech Film

Lake Balaton in western Hungary is one of the largest  lakes in Europe.  The narrow, shallow freshwater lake (its average depth is about 3m or 10 ft) extends nearly 80 km (50 mi) lengthwise along a northeast axis, with a mountainous landscape on the northwest side and a much flatter one on the other, which lies on the Great Hungarian Plain.  Contributor and pilot Skytech film created an amazing drone video of this notable  body of (very much frozen) water during the depths of the long winter months.   

Fejér County: Csokako Castle

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Medieval Ruined Castle of Hungary

Kris Kiszely

Csokako is a small village in the western region of Hungary in Central Europe.  It is situated in Fejér County, sitting roughly halfway between the capital city Budapest and the east end of Lake Balaton.  Csokako is the site of an ancient castle with a storied past which is closely tied to the extremely complex early history of the Hungarian nation itself.  Using a DJI Mavic Pro drone, content creator and pilot Kris Kiszely created a beautiful video of this important Hungarian cultural heritage site. 

Western Hungary's Ság Mountain

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The Ság Mountain, Hungary - Drone - 4K

mrphotography

Contributor Mrphotography created this magnificent drone video of Sag Mountain in western Hungary.  It's a small volcanic mountain (really a hill) near the town of Celldömölk, a bit west of Lake Belaton.  Despite its lack of elevation, it is spectacularly beautiful countryside.  Not surprisingly, the area has caught the attention of the movie industry: Sag Mountain was the shooting location for part of the 2006 feature movie Eragon, which was a screenplay adaptation of a novel by Christopher Paolini.

West of Lake Balaton

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Balaton Uplands, Hungary - Drone - 4K

mrphotography

Lake Balaton in western Hungary has some of the most interesting geography in Central Europe.  The long lake, which is oriented in a southwest-northeast direction, has completely different landscapes on  either side.  The southeastern side is completely flat, while the northwestern side is hilly and almost mountainous in places.  Contributor and pilot Mrphotography used a DJI Mavic drone to create this stunning aerial video of the northwestern side of the lake, in the so-called Balaton Uplands.

Somló: Wine Region of Hungary

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The Somló Mountain, Hungary - Drone - 4K

mrphotography

This is the third in a series of drone videos by content creator and pilot Mrphotography to show us the beautiful countryside of western Hungary.  In the video, you'll get a bird's eye view of Somló Hill, a well-known winegrowing area which is roughly equidistant from the two ends of Lake Belaton.  Like much of western Hungary, the magnificent landscape here consists of rolling hills and plateaus.  The hill itself is actually a dormant volcano, at the top of which sits an 11th century castle.

Hortobágy: On the Great Hungarian Plain

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Hortobágy, Hungary - Drone Video

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One of the defining geographical features of Hungary is the landform known as the Great Hungarian Plain, an area which covers much of Hungary as well as parts of six other Central and Southeast European countries.  Like the Great Plains in the USA, it's an area of grassy flat land and rolling hills.  Because of its lack of natural defenses, the Plain has been the site of many military campaigns in history.  In this video, you'll get a bird's eye view of the great Plain near Hortobágy in east-central Hungary.

Northeastern Hungary: Regéc Castle

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Regéc Castle

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Regec Castle lies in the northeastern corner of Hungary, not far from the country's border with Slovakia.  It lies within Zemplén Mountains, part of the Carpathians.  The castle is believed to have been constructed in the 13th century, and in its time it was an important fortification center in northeastern Hungary.  The castle was demolished in the late 17th century.  Using a drone of unidentifed model, contributor Mikklos created a beautiful aerial view of one of the country's great landmarks.

Abandoned Barracks Near Hajmáskér

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One of the Largest Barracks in Eastern Europe

RobertBanfi

Contributor Robert Banfi created this amazing drone video of what was once Europe's largest military barracks.  It's near the Hungarian town of Hajmáskér, in the western part of the country.  The base was built in the late 1800's and served as the main artillery training range for the Austro-Hungarian Army in the First World War.  It served as a Germany military base towards the end of World War II, then a Red Army base, before being finally abandoned in 1990 when the Warsaw Pact dissolved. 

Dronie from Lake Bokod

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Lake Bokod, Oroszlany Hungary Dronie

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Wrenee, aka Queen of the Dronie, travels the world taking epic drone selfie shots.  In this video, she say hello to us from Lake Bokod in Hungary, very much distinguishable by a kms/miles line long of stilted houses.  The houses are mostly weekend/summer cottages, although some are lived in all year round.  Lake Bokod is in the Komárom-Esztergom County in the northwest part of the country.  It's a short drive from Esztergom, the great Hungarian capital from the 10th to the 14th centuries.

Sopron's Fire Tower

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The Fire Tower of Sopron (Sopron, Hungary) - POI shot

thesmithdroneian

Sopron is a town in the far western part of Hungary, near the border with Austria.  The town was built over the course of the the 9th-11th centuries on the ruins of an old Roman town, but was destroyed in a 17th century fire.  When the Austro-Hungarian Empire broke apart after World War I the area became a borderland between the two countries which emerged from the wreckage.  Given its history, the firetower was an important part of the rebuilt city, and the subject of this drone video by contributor Thesmithdronian. 

Balaton Highlands

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Spin Up Your Drone

Gaborfoto.com

If you are looking for an excuse to visit Hungary, this drone video reel by contributor Gaborphoto will do the trick.  Most of it was shot in the area west of Lake Balaton, in western Hungary.  In the video, you'll see the distinctly formed mini-mountains (of volcanic origin) which dot the area west of the lake, some of which are topped with magnificent castles.  You'll also see the Somló winegrowing region, a bit to the northwest of the lake, which hosts some of the finest wineries in Central Europe.

Lake Balaton, Budapest, and Siófok

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DJI Mavic Pro Hungary 2018

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Contibutor and drone pilot Camerite created this beautiful aerial tour of Hungary, which was shot with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.  It includes footage from the following locations: (1) Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe, which lies in western Hungary and is a major regional destination; the great capital city of Budapest, which was formed in the late 19th century by uniting the cities of Buda and Pest on opposite sides of the Danube River; and (3) Siófok, a town on the northeastern end of Lake Balaton.  

Western Transdanubia: Zala County

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Beautiful Zala County, Hungary

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Transdanubia is a historical region which covers most of western Hungary, plus parts of its neighbors to the west.  It is formed by the area delimited by the Danube River to the north and east, the Alps to the west, and two Danube tributaries to the south.  Within Hungary, Transdanubia is broken into three different official regions: Western, Central, and Southern Transdanubia.  In this video, you'll get a bird's eye look Zala County, which is the southernmost of the three counties of Western Transdanubia.  

Buda Castle

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Budapest / Buda Castle night

antalimi.hu

Contributor and drone pilot antalimi.hu created this beautiful aerial video of Buda Castle, one of the landmarks of the Hungarian capital Budapest and widely considered to be one of the finest Baroque palaces in the world.  The original structure was built in the 13th century on the Buda (western) side of the Danube River.  It was essentially rebuilt in the mid-18th century.  The castle was the home of the Kings of Hungary through the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War I.  

Music Festival in Szeged

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Szeged Rocks: Flashmob (2018)

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Check out this spectacular drone video of a flashmob music festival in the main square of Szeged, Hungary's third largest city after Budapest and Debrecen.  Szeged is the main city of Csongrád County, in the middle of the country's southern section.  It is part of the Great Plain of Hungary which extends east of Lake Balaton and is one of the defining geographical features of Central and Southeastern Europe.  Szeged is an important cultural center of Hungary, both in historical and in modern times.  

Esztergom's Cathedral: Hungarian Cultural Treasure

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Esztergom, cathedral

Miklos
  • Miklos
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  • a year ago

Esztergom is a small but historically and culturally important city in northern Hungary, northwest of Budapest.  Despite its modest size, the city played a prominent role in Hungarian history, at one point serving as the proto-nation's capital.  The cathedral at the center of the city is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary.  Contributor Miklos uses a drone to treat us to this beautiful aerial view of the Szeged cathedral and the rest of this ancient city, one of the country's top tourist destinations.  

Andrassy Castle, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg

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Andrassy Castle

RobertBanfi

Contributor RobertBanfi created this beautiful drone video of a well known 19th century castle in northern Hungary.  It's called Andrassy Castle, and it's located in Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, the northeasternmost Hungarian county.  Constructed in the 1880's, the castle's design draws on both the Romanticist and the Neo Gothic schools of design.  It was built for Gyula Andrássy, who was the Prime Minister of Hungary when the Dual Monarchy was formed in 1867 and later as the Foreign Minister of Austria Hungary. 

The Sights of Veszprém County

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Winter highland of lake Balaton - 4K

Gaborfoto.com

The highlands to the west and north of Lake Balaton in Hungary are part of Veszprém County, which lies a fairly short distance southwest of Budapest.  The area offers some of the most beautiful natural and cultural sights of Central Europe.  In this drone video by Gaborfoto.com, you'll get a bird's eye view of this storied region.  The video features footage of the following locations: Sümeg, Tapolca, St. Mihály-chapel, St. George-hill, Castle of Szigliget, Badacsony, and Tihany Abbey.  

Csobánc Hill, Balaton Uplands

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Csobánc hill :: Hungary

rajnairichard

The area north of Hungary's Lake Balaton is known as the Balaton Uplands, and it features a distinctively beautiful landscape of hills which are of (inactive) volcanic origin.  In this drone video by rajnairichard, you'll get a bird's eye view of one of the more well known of these hills. It's called Csobánc, and it's part of the Balaton Uplands National Park.  The video features footage of the castle that sits atop the hill, which dates to the 13th century and withstood several seiges by Turkish (Ottoman) forces in the 16th century.  

Siklos Castle, Baranya County

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Siklos Castle Hungary

oszibusz

Check out this drone video of a castle in the southernmost part of Hungary, compliments of obzibusz.  It's called Siklós Castle, and it's in a town of the same name in Baranya, the southernmost of the 19 counties of modern-day Hungary.  The castle was built by a Hungarian noblemen in the 13th century.  In the early 15th century, during a rebellion, the castle was used to imprison the Hungarian King (and later Holy Roman Emperor) Sigismund.  Heavily damaged during World War II, it's now under state ownership.   

Kaposvár: City of Southern Transdanubia

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Kaposvár Cinematic Drone by: K.András

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Kaposvár is an important region in southwestern Hungary.  It's the capital of Somogy County, which is part of the historical region of Southern Transdanubia.  The town dates to the 11th century AD, although the area was settled for thousands of years before then.  It was under Ottoman control for over a century and then suffered severe depredations when the area came under Habsburg control.  Largely spared from the fighting in World War II, the town has thrived in recent decades as a regional cultural center.  

Aerial Tour of Budapest

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Hungary Budapest Aerial Tour

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Top contributor and pilot Raf Neo used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning tour of the highlights of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest.  The video opens and closes with spectacular shots of the St. Stephens Basilica, Hungary's greatest cultural treasure, which lies on the Pest (eastern) side of the Danube.  It is named after the first Hungarian king who ruled during the 10th and 11th centuries and is credited with converting his people to Christianity.  The great landmark was completed in 1905 on the site of an old theater.  

Hungary Highlights: DJI Mavic Pro

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★ HUNGARY & Budapest ★ - Drone Cinematic Video - DJI Mavic Pro

M.C Photography & Events

Opening with shots of the teal colored waters of Lake Balaton, this aerial piece by M.C. Photography & Events will give you a mini tour of Hungary. See the small resort town of Tihany, located on the shores of Lake Balaton, then check out the famous Halászbástya or Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest. Other location standouts include Matthais Church - famous for its gothic architecture, as well as night shots of the Libery Statue of Budapest and other sights of the capital city.  

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