Download e-book for kindle: Hungary - 1100 years in the heart of Europe by Peter Vanicsek

Nonfiction 6

By Peter Vanicsek

Show description

Read or Download Hungary - 1100 years in the heart of Europe PDF

Similar nonfiction_6 books

Extra info for Hungary - 1100 years in the heart of Europe

Example text

You can see here an exhibition presenting the way of life of outpost warriors in the 17th century. The Regional House (68 Csillagvár utca) represents the characteristic architectural style of the area. Keszthely (B-C4) The largest and oldest settlement on the lake was an important hub of commerce in Roman times. The remains of the castrum in the 2nd-4th-century town of Valcum can be seen in Fenékpuszta. Building No 22 along the bustling Kossuth utca is Pető House, the birthplace of composer Károly Goldmark.

Interestingly, the old turbe (tomb) built in Turbék-Puszta is currently a Baroque Roman Catholic church, and a holy pilgrimage place for Muslim Turks. An exhibition staged at the Zrínyi Miklós Fortress Museum (19 Vár utca) provides an insight into the history of the fortress and displays related archaeological findings. Scenes depicting the siege of Szigetvár on the walls of the parish church of St. Rókus (Ali Pasha’s djami) are worth looking at. The Mecsek Hills (D5) The Mecsek Hills are an ideal place for excursions and a popular area for lovers of rural tourism.

The 200-year-old working blue dye workshop, housed at the Blue Dye Museum (12 Március 15. tér), is an industrial rarity which offers a glimpse of the various stages of the process of printing white patterns on a blue background. The Gránátalma Pharmacy Museum (5-7 Jókai utca) continues to operate to this day as pharmacy. The town’s most recent attraction is the Várkertfürdő, which may serve as a refreshing final stage of a long sightseeing tour. Zirc, library 33 Pannonia Sümeg (B-C3) The 13th-century Sümeg Castle on top of the 270-m Castle Hill is one of Hungary’s best preserved and largest castles.

Download PDF sample

Hungary - 1100 years in the heart of Europe by Peter Vanicsek

by James

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 41 votes