Hungary is a landlocked country in Europe with borders Austria, Slovakia, Croatia and Romania. The Kingdom of Hungary is an ancient kingdom that ruled from 1000-1946. The Kingdom of Hungary covered more land that is currently defined by the country of Hungary. Hungary is known to have 1000s of hot springs flowing through the country. And it was the Romans and Turks who took advantage of these natural springs. When visiting Budapest it offers the opportunity to visit Szechenyi spa which is one of the largest spas in Europe. The Danube River is tied to the history of Hungary as it flows through Budapest. On its shores you will find the Hungarian Parliament, Buda Castle and the Danube Promenade.