Attractions in Veszprém – Veszprém sights

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Veszprém Attractions


8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 16
+36 (88) 426088
10 am-5 pm, closed on Mondays
The gem of the Castle of Veszprém is the Archbishop's Palace which was built in Baroque-style and is now open to visitors. There are several valuable paintings and art objects in its rooms. The frescoes made by Johann I. Cymbal are the most impressive. The Archbishop's archives, the Chapter's archives and the library are operating here.
8200 Veszprém, Óváros tér 2.
Benedict hill on the northern side of the castle can be reached on a narrow staircase, on its white rock the cross is located, which was built in 1904.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca
+36 (88) 549100
The Castle Gate, also called Heroes’ Gate commemorates the Hungarian victims of the first world war. The building was constructed in 1936 based on István Pázmándy’s plans.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca
The time of building the approx. 40-metre-deep Castle Well outside Gisella Chapel is unknown. During its renovation in 2002 it was illuminated and the well curb was cleaned. There is a Latin inscription at the top: "This is the town where once the springs of Hungarian culture were abundant. In memory of Bishop Albert Vetési. (1458-1486)"
8200 Veszprém, Megyeház tér 1.
(+36) 88/545-040
After walking through Kossuth utca, turn right and then immediately left and you can catch sight of the Neo-renaissance building of the Veszprém County Hall. The erection of the County Hall can be considered as the starting point of the wave of construction beginning at the turn of the 19-20th centuries. With its separate angular block enclosing a closed ...
The 150 m high mountain Csatár offers a beautiful view over the city of Veszprém. A chapel and a rest house can be seen as well.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 37.
(+36) 88/426-100
The Dravecz House named after Custos József Dravecz was built in the late 18th century. Its basket-arched gate displays the coat of arms of the Abbey of Veszprémvölgy. Today this building belongs to the Veszprém Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 17.
The fire tower is a landmark in Veszprem, which was originally functioned as a watchtower and later it was used for the early detection of possible cases of fire. After climbing the spiral staircase you get an excellent view of the city. Every hour the Verbunk music by Antal Csermák is played.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 8.
(+36) 88/404-548
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 19.
(+36) 88/427-113
Today it is the building of the County Court.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 33.
(+36) 88/426-088
Next to this house you can see the single-naved Rococo Franciscan Church built in 1730. The church and the monastery (today housing the St Francis Old Priests' Home) was rebuilt after the fire, another storey was added and the building was attached to the church. There are Italian paintings above the carved panelling of the dining room, decorating the walls ...
8200 Veszprém, Vámosi út
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 18
(+36) 88/426-088
01/05-15/10 every day, 10 am - 5 pm
(+36) 88/426-287
The Gisella Chapel next to the Archbishop’s Palace is said to have been founded by Blessed Gisella, the wife of St Stephen, our first apostolic king. Today’s Gothic building, which dates back to the 18th century, was almost completely destroyed in the Turkish period. The interior is one of the oldest in Hungary, making the chapel one of the most important ...
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 6.
(+36) 88/429-510
Mon-Fri 8.00-16.00
The County General Education Institution has moved to the Havranek House – named after its builder – opposite the County Court. Previously one of the departments of the County Archives operated here but in 2005 its new home was completed in Jutasi út, consequently, its premises in the Castle were not needed any longer. The County General Education ...
8200 Veszprém, Szabadság tér
(+36) 88/404-548
The town leaders established the second town hall of Veszprém from a real palace. The ornamental Rococo style garret-roofed two-storey building - located on the corner of Szabadság tér in a busy crossroads - was erected by Canon Antal Kapuváry in 1793. The Baroque coat of arms of the Kapuváry family can still be seen on the front. The former large saloon ...
8200 Veszprém, Cholnoky út
+36 (88) 328408
It's a Mindszenti Memorial place. There is a photo exhibition in the church about the search for Hungarian people in America as well as the works of the sculptor József M. Nagy can be also seen.
8200 Veszprém, Miklós utca
(+36) 88/404-548
Looking down from Benedek-hegy you can catch sight of the Margaret ruins. The remains of significant early medieval ecclesiastical buildings are easy to find if you walk down the stairs by St Michael's Cathedral and follow the winding Séd Brook. The former church and monastery was built by Bishop Bertalan for Dominican nuns around 1240. St Margaret, King ...
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 21.
(+36) 88/427-416
(+36) 88/404-751
Opposite the Piarist Church you can see the Old Priests’ Home, originally a dormitory. It is a one-storey building when looked at from the street but a three-storey house when seen from the valley. The U-shaped building designed by Jakab Fellner (1778.) has a closed front garden and three entrances.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 12-14.
(+36) 88/426-088
02/05-15/10 10.00-17.00, Closed on Mondays
(+36) 88/426-287
The next sight is the Piarist Church on the right side of the street. The neo-classical building erected between 1828-1836 has a two-storey tower but it is still the lowest church of the Castle. We can read the inscription MMT on the wall; the abbreviation of the following Greek text: Mary, Jesus' mother. The painting on the high altar was painted in honour ...
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 10.
The building of the Secondary Technical School for Economics used to be the one-storey Piarist Academic Grammar School. The building was constructed between 1773-1778. Its ornamental gate was prepared by the local bricklayer Antal Reindl. The meaning of the Latin inscription is: "For the youth of the country. For its patriotism and sciences. Built by ...
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 18.
(+36) 88/426-088
The Provost Major’s House – originally consisting of two buildings – was very nicely renovated. Another storey was added, its saddle roof and the ornamented iron rail were prepared in 1909, after the fire. Today this is the home of the Archiepiscopal Office.
8200 Veszprém, Dózsa György út 22.
8200 Veszprém, Iskola utca 5.
(+36) 88/327-609
Church with a romantic style József Szentirmai (Schönbeck) according plans around 1860 Ranolder a bishop had it built.
8200 Veszprém, Mártírok útja
(+36) 88/328-038
8200 Veszprém, Veszprémvölgyi út
If you have more time, you should visit the remains known as the ruins of the Nunnery of the Veszprém-völgy (Veszprém Valley) Nuns in Séd-völgy (Séd Valley) near the zoo. Its ruins were excavated in 1936. Legend has it that the gorgeous coronation robe of Queen Gisella and maybe that of her husband were prepared here. Queen Gisella herself is said to have ...
Veszprém, Fejes-völgy
The viaduct, which can be found in the Fejes Valley, is one of Veszprém’s well-known symbols. It overspans the waggly Séd stream  in t he height of 50 m. This bridge is one of Hungary’s highest and most beautiful bridges. You can enjoy a fabulous panorama from the bridge and it’s halt-platform over the castle, the Séd Valley and the Bakony hills.
8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 31.
+36 (88) 580528
1st June-31st August: every day from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, 1st September-31st May: Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00
+36 (88) 580529
The new tourist centre of the Archbishopry of Veszprém has been recently opened in the heart of Veszprém. The Salesianum offers several interactive exhibitions and hosts many programmes, for both children and adults.
8200 Veszprém, Szent Margit park 1. (Jutasi út)
(+36) 88/428-661
(+36) 88/428-661
The church was bulit in 1937-38 in neobaroque style. It was renovated in 2002.
8200 Veszprém, Ranolder tér
(+36) 88/328-038
The entrance of the school is in Ranolder tér. The ridge-turreted St Anne’s Chapel is undoubtedly the nicest building of the square. The original entrance of the Baroque church built by János Salomváry (judge of the Court of Appeal) in 1724 was later reconstructed. There is a small flight of stairs leading back from the square to Óváros tér and narrow lanes ...
Veszprém, Vár-hegy
At the end of Castle Road the statue of St. Stephen, our first king, and his wife Gisela can be seen. The monument is a symbol of the city.
8200 Veszprém, Óváros tér 9.
(+36) 88/549-100
Mon-Fri 08:00-16:00
The imposing building at the foot of the Castle in Óváros tér is the administrative centre of the town: the Town Hall. The romantic building was erected in 1857 for the purpose of an ecclesiastical bank but has operated as the Mayor’s Office since 1990. For some time the bank was converted into a district office and before its renovation it was abandoned ...
8200 Veszprém, Külső-kádártai út
The Veszprem Arena is one of the most modern sports and events venues in Hungary, only 10 minutes by car from Lake Balaton, in the beautiful historic city of Veszprém. Seating up to 5000 people. Guests are waited with an exclusive interior design and professional sound and light equipment. Be our guest and bring along your family and friends as well! The ...
8200, Veszprém Kittenberger utca 17.
88/566-140, 88/566-141
The Kittenberger Zoological Garden of Veszprém is one of the oldest Hungarian zoos. It is situated in the picturesque Fejes Valley located within 15 minutes of walking distance from the historical downtown district of Veszprém, just 15 km off Lake Balaton.The Zoo, founded in 1958, was named after Kálmán Kittenberger (1881-1958), the renowned hunter-writer ...


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