Museum in Debrecen

Déri Museum

Folklore exhibits at the Déri Museum, a short walk west of the Calvinist College, offer excellent insights into life on the plain and the bourgeois citizens of Debrecen up to the 19th century. Mihály Munkácsy’s myth…
Market in Debrecen

Flea Market

The colourful flea market attracts a motley group of hawkers selling everything from socks to live animals. It’s served by buses 15 and 30 from the train station.
Church in Debrecen

Great Church

Built in 1822, the iconic Great Church accommodates 3000 people and is Hungary’s largest Protestant house of worship.The nave is rather austere apart from the magnificent organ; climb the 210 steps to the top of the…
Museum in Debrecen

Ferenc Medgyessy Memorial Museum

The Déri Museum's entrance in Piac utca is flanked by four superb bronzes by sculptor Ferenc Medgyessy, a local boy who merits his own Medgyessy Museum in an old burgher house to the northeast of the Déri Museum.
Library in Debrecen

Calvinist College

North of the church stands the Calvinist College, built in 1816 on the site of a theological college dating back to the Middle Ages. Downstairs there are exhibits on religious art and sacred objects (including a 17t…
Synagogue in Debrecen

Status Que Conservative Synagogue

The Status Que Conservative Synagogue, just south of Bajcsy-Zsilinszky utca, dates from 1909 and is once again falling apart.
Gallery in Debrecen


East of the city centre, the Tímárház is a folk-craft centre and workshop, where embroiderers, basket weavers and carvers (but no tanners) do their stuff in rotation.
Synagogue in Debrecen

Orthodox Synagogue

The facade of the Orthodox synagogue has enjoyed a lick of paint but its interior is still waiting for some much-needed TLC.