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Shaft of the Medieval mine
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Gold production new version

    Nowadays Hungary is not among the world’s dominant gold producers, but in the middle ages that was quite different. That time Hungary was responsible for 25% of the gold and 20% of the silver production of the whole world. The data is even more expressing if we focus on Europe only: 80% of […]

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Pilgrimage routes in Hungary

  Many Hungarian pilgrims arrived to the most significant pilgrimage sites of Christian civilization (Rome, Jerusalem, Aachen, Compostela) already in the Middle Ages, and the Hungarian Monarchy ensured the safety of the land trip of the crusaders and other pilgrims to the Holy Land in its territory. After severalcentries, walking pilgrimages have been becoming popular in Hungary again: […]

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