Attractions in Tihany – Tihany sights

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Tihany Attractions


8237 Tihany, I. András tér 1.
The interior of the baroque church was built by Abbot Ágoston Lécs was made by wood-carver and cabinetmaker Sebastian Stuhlhof between 1754 and 1779.The furnishings and the gilded wooden sculptures are excellent pieces of the Central Europen baroque art, just as the frescos painted by Károly Lotz, Bertalan Székely, Lajos Deák-Ébner during the restoration ...
8237 Tihany, Visszhang utca
+36 (87) 538030
The most beautiful 20th century calvary of the country was built within a few years time, beginning in 1926 , from public contributions. The stones with inscription and bronze relief symbolising the suffering of Christ and the Way of the Cross were raised on behalf of the historic counties and royalé boroughs of Hungary. The stone cross of Christ, in the ...
8237 Tihany, Batthyány utca 4.
+36 (87) 342662
The Calvinist church, built in 1793, is a simple building with a square groundplan. The belfry, standing on four white columns and covered with shingle, is located west of the church building.
8237 Tihany, I. András tér 1.
The roman hall crypt, which was built by King Andrew I. at the time when the monasetry was founded in 1055, is the only original royal burial place in Hungary that remained intact. Here lies the king, who died in 1060.
8237 Tihany, Visszhang utca
+36 (87) 448545
Records from the early 19th century say that words shouted from the Echo hill return from the northern wall of the church building. The earliest Balaton guide-book, issued in 1848, says that guests in Füred take excursions to Tihany to listen to the echo because the church wall cleary returns voices up to 15 syllables. The Echo of Tihany, a topic covered by ...
8237 Tihany, Batthyány u.
+36 (87) 538030
The traditional culture of Tihany, which dates back to the Middle Ages, was alive until the nineteen-fifties. The typical inhabitants of the village working at the properties of the fortress and the Abbey were poor people and this fact is expressed in their architecture. It was not unusual that several small peasant's houses were built on one single site. ...
8237 Tihany, Major u. 23-25.
In the property of the Tihany Abbey, allodial farming has been taking place since the 18th century. The buildings of the former farmstead were built at the shore of Belsõ-tó next to the village in eighteen thirties. The sheepshed and the barn with eleven columns are still original. They are used as a workshop by the students of the Art College each ...
8237 Tihany, Posta köz 1
+36 (87) 538022
The granary built in the 19th century played an important role in the community life of the village. It was two storeys, it is rough-casted and divided by white ribbons and window-frames according to the local tradition. Presently it serves as community centre.
In 1714, King Sigismund granted jus gladii, power of life and death, to the Abbey to arrest, convict and execute malefactors. This was the spot where the gallows pole was erected. Akasztó-domb was also a place of special fishing method, practised only in Tihany. One of the fishermen called "hill walker" climbed up to the top of the hill, followed the ...
8237 Tihany, Fürdőtelepi út
In the eastern slope of Óvár, Greek Orthodox hermits hollowed out their cells, a chapel and a dinning room from the rocks in the 11th-14th century. This is the only hermit's place which is a relatively well-preserved in the Carpathian Basin and even in Central Europe. Its local name is Barátlakások (Friar habitations). Not far from here, you can find the ...
8237 Tihany, Sajkod
In 1952 the first protected landscape area of Hungary was created in the most attractive, most varied and scientifically best researched area of the country. It covers 1, 562 hectares, of which 195 is highly protected. The staff of the Hungarian Balaton Limnological Research Institute - founded in 1927 in Tihany - not only studied the biology of the lake, ...


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