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  • 1 Király István Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Fõ utca 6 H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    On the ground floor the museum displays Roman sculptures mainly from the Roman town of Gorsium. The first floor is devoted to regional archaeology, from prehistory to the end of the Turkish occupation.

  • 2 Lajos Kossuth Street Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Kossuth Lajos Utca H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    Passageways and inner courtyards make the lively street a charming place, where contemporary architecture blends in with the old. For instance, the Árpád Fürdo baths stand near a pink building in the Secessionist style (a style that broke with all th..

  • 3 Black Eagle Pharmacy Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Fõ Utca 5 H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The former Jesuit pharmacy was bought in 1773, at the time when the Order was being suppressed, and was given this name by the new owner. It was in operation until 1971. The interior is very beautiful with carved and fitted furniture made by a Jesuit..

  • 4 St John of Nepomuk Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Kossuth Utca H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The church built by the Jesuits between 1745 and 1751 has wonderful decoration inside, consisting of frescoes on all the surfaces of the walls and vaulting. Don't miss the fine carved and gilded wood pulpit, or the sacristy with its Rococo furniture ..

  • 5 Old Town

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piac Tér H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The centre of the old town, an approximate triangle, is divided by two long squares that run into one another: Városház tér (Town Hall Square) and Koronázó tér (Coronation Square). The squares are dominated by the Bishops' Palace and the Franciscan c..

  • 6 National Memorial

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Koronázó Tér H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The memorial, also known as the Garden of Ruins, is home to the foundations of a basilica, which was destroyed in 1601 when the Turks' gunpowder store exploded. 37 kings of Hungary have been crowned and 17 buried in this sacred place. The garden cont..

  • 7 Megyeház Street

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Megyeház Utca H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The pleasant street has some late-18C houses, at n° 7 and n° 11, and a few peaceful inner courtyards. Also worthwhile are the Town History Museum (Várostörténeti Múzeum) and the excellent Doll Museum (Baba Múzeum).

  • 8 Budenz House

    Museums and art

    Aranis János Utca 12 H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The house is where József Budenz (1836-92) once lived. He was a specialist in Finno-Ugric languages, which, among others, were spoken by the Magyars who occupied Hungary in the late 9C. The place has been converted into a museum to house art collecti..

  • 9 Cathedral

    Religious buildings

    Arany János u. 9 H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The cathedral was built in the 18C with aid from Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria. It is in the Baroque style and was designed by Franz Anton Hildebrandt, court architect. Outside, on the north wall, is the figure of Christ on the Cross.

  • 10 St Anne's Chapel

    Religious buildings

    Arany János i. H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The medieval chapel (1470) opposite the cathedral is a very sobre structure. In front of it stands the statue of Domonkos Kálmáncsehi, a man of peasant origins who became Bishop and Provost of Székesfehérvár. Inside the chapel is a noteworthy 18C Bar..

  • 11 Matthius Corvinus Monument

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Ady Endre Utca H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The monument was built in 1990 for the 500th anniversary of the death of Matthius Corvinus, the great Renaissance king and enlightened humanist who reigned for 32 years. A short distance away is the Vörösmarty Theatre, a fine example of the eclectic ..

  • 12 Bory Castle

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Máriavölgy út 54 H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    The castle is an extraordinary construction with a range of architectural styles that mix pleasantly together. It was built by Jeno Bory (1879-1959), an architect and sculptor who was born in Székesfehérvár. For 40 years of his life he used his holid..

  • 13 Former Serbian quarter

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rác Utca H - Székesfehérvár 8000

    Serbs settled in the area around Rác utca (Serb Street) during the Ottoman occupation in the 16C. Rác utca has a row of 12 magnificently restored traditional houses that now make up an open-air museum. The church, Rác Templom contains a beautiful 18C..

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