Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Debrecen is the regional center of the Northern Great Plain region and the seat of Hajdú-Bihar county. It’s still preserved traditions mixed with the most recent technical and scientific innovations are what makes this city so unique and renowned. The city has outstanding architecture which perfectly represents this blend of traditional and modern.
Two of the most popular sites of Debrecen are the downtown and the Great Forest area. The downtown is famous for its events, from several excellent art exhibitions and concerts to many sports and leisure events, and of course for its colorful palette of restaurants. The Great Forest is known for its beautiful parks which besets the University campus and it’s also famous for being one of the largest center of mineral thermal water in Europe. The city’s stadium and its sport centers can be also found in this area which has been hosting several national and international sports events, carnivals, concerts and in 2018 it will give place to the FIRST® LEGO® League Open Invitational Central Europe.
All these sites and flourishing cultural, scientific and social life creates an outstanding and marvelous atmosphere in Debrecen the "Capital of the Great Plain".