This photo journal, part of the Debrecen series, features the Hortobágy (Hungarian pronunciation horto-BAHJ) plains & national park located just 30 mins west of Debrecen via road #33 & popular attraction in the area.
Hortobagy is not only the name of the village but also the name of the national park. The large 80,000 hectare park was established in 1973 & was the first national park in Hungary. It is Hungary's largest protected area & and the largest natural grassland in Europe. (The Great Plains or