Attractions

Farm in Hortobágy National Park

Máta Stud Farm

Staged it may be, but the 1½-hour puszta show at the 300-year-old Máta Stud Farm, 3km north of Hortobágy village, is Hungarian. You get to ride in a horse-drawn wagon train across the prairie, making stops to peer i…
Architecture in Kecskemét

Town Hall

The sandy-pink, stepped-roof Town Hall (1895) was designed by Ödön Lechner. With a mixture of art nouveau/Secessionist and folkloric elements, Lechner produced a uniquely Hungarian style. The exterior tilework is fr…
Library in Debrecen

Calvinist College

North of the Great Church stands the Calvinist College, built in 1816 on the site of a theological college dating back to the mid-16th century. Downstairs there are exhibits on religious art and sacred objects (incl…
Museum in Kecskemét

Museum of Hungarian Naive Artists

Arguably the city’s most interesting museum and one of the few of its kind in Europe, the Museum of Hungarian Naive Artists contains works with lots of folksy themes, but the warmth and craft of Rozália Albert Juhás…
Synagogue in Szeged

New Synagogue

The recently renovated art nouveau New Synagogue, designed by Lipót Baumhorn in 1903, is the most beautiful Jewish house of worship in Hungary, if not the world. It is still in use, though the community has dwindled…
Architecture in Kecskemét

Ornamental Palace

The masterful art nouveau Ornamental Palace, which dates from 1902, has multicoloured majolica tiles decorating its 'waving' walls. The palace contains the Cifrapalota Art Gallery, with a large and important collect…
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 th…
Wildlife Reserve in Hortobágy National Park

Bird Park & Clinic

Get up close with ailing feathered friends as they convalesce at the Bird Park & Clinic. Walk through the ‘hospital’ section of this sanctuary (including an operating room), among ambling storks in the park and …
Museum in Szeged

Votive Church Exhibition Centre

This new exhibition space opened in the crypt of the Votive Church below Dom tér in 2016. It examines the history of the cathedral and the surrounding square. It also displays liturgical objects and church plate mov…
Bridge in Hortobágy National Park

Nine-Hole Bridge

The Nine-Hole Bridge, built in 1833 and spanning the marshy Hortobágy River, is the longest – and certainly the most sketched, painted and photographed – stone bridge in the country. Just in front stands the still-o…