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  • 1 Fo Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Fõ Tér H - Szentendre 2000

    Classified as a historic monument, Szentendre's main square is cobbled and triangular in shape, with several streets leading off it - some going down to the Danube, others up the hill. In the centre stands a Plague Cross, erected in 1763 by Serbian m..

  • 2 Hungarian Open Air Museum of Szentendre Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sztaravodai út H - Szentendre 2001

    Founded in 1967, this open-air museum exhibits reconstructions of rural houses and workshops which illustrate daily life in the 18C and 19C in different parts of Hungary, with a useful map of each region and helpful explanations in English. The regio..

  • 3 Ferenczy Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Fo Tér 2-5 H - Szentendre 2000

    At Szentendre, the Ferenczy family has earned its place in the pantheon of Hungarian art. In the late 19C, Károli Ferenczy developed open-air painting, drawing on the teachings of Impressionism. The museum exhibits the paintings of the father, the sc..

  • 4 Margit Kovács Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Vastagh György Utca 1 H - Szentendre 2000

    This old 18C merchant's house is where the works of the ceramist Margit Kovács (1902-77) are displayed. This talented artist, a prizewinner at the Universal Exhibitions in Paris (1937) and Brussels (1958), used a variety of media (varnished clay, ter..

  • 5 Vajda Lajos Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Hunyadi Utca 1 H - Szentendre 2000

    A key figure in Hungarian 20C painting, the ambition of Vajda Lajos was to become an icon painter on Mount Athos in order to "create an eternal work, to try to render the invisible visible". His time in Paris from 1930 to 1934 inspired him ..

  • 6 János Kmetty Museum

    Museums and art

    Fõ Tér 21 H - Szentendre 2000

    The painter János Kmetty (1889-1975), influenced by Cézanne and a member of Lajos Kassák's activist group, lived in Szentendre for many years. The museum in a former merchant's home is entirely devoted to his works. You will see self-portraits and st..

  • 7 Church of the Annunciation

    Religious buildings

    Görög Utca H - Szentendre 2000

    From the outside, you would not think that this 18C church by András Mayerhoffer (a Hungarian architect of Austrian origin) was a Serbian Orthodox Church. You have to go inside, through the doorway on the small street called Görög utca, to realise th..

  • 8 Marzipan Museum

    Museums and art

    Dumtsa Jenõ Utca 12 H - Szentendre 2000

    Marzipan, the sweet almond-paste delicacy, is used here by master confectioners, who with great patience have created a series of compositions. You can see monuments like the Budapest Parliament, and people, such as Sissy, Snow White and Michael Jack..

  • 9 Szentendre's Wine Museum

    Museums and art

    Bogdányi Utca 10 H - Szentendre 2000

    Hungary's wine-producing regions are represented in a beautiful vaulted wine cellar managed by the neighbouring restaurant. 4 000 bottles of 150 types of wine are stored here.

  • 10 Church Square

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Templom Tér H - Szentendre 2000

    The tiny square is home to a 14C Catholic church dedicated to St John the Baptist. The dedoration in the interior is Baroque, apart from the frescoes, which are modern, painted by members of the Szentendre artists' colony. A museum dedicated to the p..

  • 11 Béla Czóbel Museum

    Museums and art

    Templom Tér 1 H - Szentendre 2000

    The painter Béla Czóbel (1883-1976) was a member of the Paris School and divided his time between Budapest and the French capital. Several paintings in the museum are of views of Paris or the Seine. A talented portraitist using brilliant colours, Czó..

  • 12 Serbian Museum of Sacred Art

    Museums and art

    Pátriárka Utca 5 H - Szentendre 2000

    The museum exhibits interesting collections on two floors. Among the works exhibited are the 19C iconostasis from the Serbian Orthodox church in Buda, an 18C carved-wood Entombment by Teodor Phelonin Grunkoviae, and Serbian and Russian icons.

  • 13 Serbian Episcopal Cathedral

    Religious buildings

    Templom Tér H - Szentendre 2000

    The Serbian Episcopal Cathedral took the name of Beograda (Belgrade) because it was built by Serbian refugees from that town. It is a fine red building, with a soaring steeple and a Rococo doorway. The iconostasis in the superb interior is resplenden..

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