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  • 1 Town hall Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Kossuth Tér 1 H - Kecskemét 6000

    The attractive architecture of this pink building is an example of what Hungary calls Art Nouveau. Its construction, begun in 1893, is the work of architects Ödön Lechner and Gyula Pártos. Take the time to venture inside and climb the stairs to the C..

  • 2 Great Church

    Religious buildings

    Kossuth Tér 2 H - Kecskemét 6000

    Inaugurated in 1806, the yellow ochre Great Church was built in the late Baroque style. Two plaques can be seen on the façade, one of which commemorates the victims of the 1848-1849 War of Independence. The other pays tribute to a famous regiment of ..

  • 3 Franciscan church

    Religious buildings

    Kossuth Tér H - Kecskemét 6000

    The Franciscan church or chapel of St Nicholas is the oldest building of Kecskemét. It was built in the 13C in a Gothic style, but was "restyled" according to Baroque tastes in the 18C. To the left of the church are all that remains of the ..

  • 4 Kodály School of Music

    Museums and art

    Kéttemplom köz 1 H - Kecskemét 6001

    This temple of music is only partially open to the public because it is a full-time music school. It is possible to visit an exhibition devoted to Kodály (the reception sells a brochure about the musician and his work). However, it is above all a cha..

  • 5 Kossuth tér

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Kossuth Ter H - Kecskemét 6000

    The Reformist church, built during the Muslim occupation (17C) and reworked several times stands on Kossuth tér Square. Next door is an interesting edifice whose position divides the central park into two squares: Kossuth tér and Szabadság tér. The e..

  • 6 New College

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Csányi János Utca H - Kecskemét 6000

    The harmonious proportions of the façade of the New College (1911-13) cannot be faulted. It is a pity that it is not open to the public, because it houses a rich and varied interior. If you knock on the door however, you might be lucky and the friend..

  • 7 Palace

    Museums and art

    Rákóczi út 1 H - Kecskemét 6000

    Varnished tiles, wavy lines, ceramic details, relief decoration and a profusion of colour - this palace is not to be missed. It is a splendid example of the Art Nouveau style that emerged in the 20C. Inside, the palace is home to an art exhibition, i..

  • 8 Centre of Technology

    Museums and art

    Rákóczi út 2 H - Kecskemét 6000

    Formerly a synagogue, this building has had an eventful past. Built in the town centre, like the majority of other centres of worship, it was damaged during the earthquake of 1911. Rebuilt, it was desecrated during the Second World War and left aband..

  • 9 Bozsó Museum

    Museums and art

    Klapka Utca 34 H - Kecskemét 6000

    The painter Bozsó lived in this lovely house. On his death, he bequeathed its property to the town, leaving the house where a number of his paintings are exhibited in addition to a great many household objects. Don't miss the splendid collection of s..

  • 10 Leskowsky Museum of Musical Instruments

    Museums and art

    Zimay László Utca 6 H - Kecskemét

    Albert Leskowsky, the director of this museum, is clearly a music fan and this collection of instruments represents his life's work. Moreover, he has bequeathed it to the town. Every day, he personally takes curious visitors around this museum quite ..

  • 11 Museum of Naive Art

    Museums and art

    Gáspár András Utca 11 H - Kecskemét 6000

    If you come to visit this museum devoted to Naive Art, you will be able to "kill two birds with one stone", because the building is home to two museums. After admiring a collection of Naïve paintings and sculptures in the Magyar Naív Muvész..

  • 12 Traditional Craft Museum

    Museums and art

    Serfozo Utca 19/A H - Kecskemét 6000

    Anyone the slightest bit interested in popular arts and crafts will love this museum. It boasts the best part of the handicrafts produced by the various regions of Hungary: pottery, weaving, saddle-making, fabric printing, etc. It also explains how t..

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