10 Sights in Békéscsaba, Hungary (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Békéscsaba, Hungary. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Békéscsaba, Hungary.List of cities in HungarySightseeing Tours in Békéscsaba
The Wenckheim Castle in Freesnake, located in the area of the Körös-Maros National Park, which is one of the most significant in the country, was built between 1875 and 1879 according to the plans of Miklós Ybl, in neo-renaissance and eclectic style. It is one of the best preserved castles in Békés County. The building is surrounded by an imposing castle park. In 2018, as part of the National Castle and Castle Programme, its renovation began, after the Hungarian government won HUF 1.5 billion in EU funding for the renovation of the castle. The park of the castle has been a nature reserve since 1954. Wenckheim Castle is pure eclecticism, a typical cavalcade of styles, which, according to art historians, is an authentic witness to the feudal capitalism of the era. Love Emilia Odor, released in 1970. was shot in Wenckheim Castle and its park.
2. Munkácsy Mihály Múzeum
The Munkácsy Mihály Museum is a county museum of Békés county, founded in 1899 by the Békéscsaba Museum Association. From the very beginning, a wide circle of collectors was formed. They continuously collect archaeological, natural history, paleontological, historical, ethnographic, applied arts and fine arts museum objects, and in recent times they have even established a photo gallery containing 50,000 photographs. Great care is taken to place the relics and pictures of the Hungarian painter Mihály Munkácsy, who spent his childhood and newlyweds in Békéscsaba.
3. MÁV 375 gőzmozdony
MÁV's TV-class, later Class 375 steam locomotive was one of the most common branch line locomotives of the Hungarian Royal State Iron Works, which was produced in several different subseries from the turn of the century until 1959. Recognized not only by Hungarian but also by experts from neighbouring countries, it can be considered one of the most successful steam locomotive types in its category, which served until the very end of the steamer era, and of which preserved and exhibited specimens can be found in every country using the type.
4. Széchenyi liget
Széchenyi Park is the downtown park of Békéscsaba. It is bordered by the Living Water Canal to the west, Hospital Street to the south, the Békéscsaba Forward stadium to the east, and the Israelite cemetery and the New Synagogue to the north. Its area is about 0.5 km2. The Living Water Canal Promenade is a nature reserve of local importance under the name of horse chestnut and oak trees.
5. Munkácsy Emlékház
The Munkácsy Mihály Memorial House (Omaszta House) was founded in honor of Mihály Munkácsy in 1994, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. Mihály Munkácsy spent his childhood and part of his newlywed age in Békéscsaba. When he was newly married, he also set up a studio in the city, where he painted some pictures.
6. MÁV 326 gőzmozdony
A MÁV IIIe. Class 326 from 1911 is the longest-serving Hungarian large railway steam locomotive. At the beginning of their career, they carried freight trains and passenger trains on higher elevation tracks, later they gradually moved to station shunting service, from where only diesel could send the vehicles permanently into retirement.
7. Evangélikus Nagytemplom
In the centre of Békéscsaba, barely 15 meters from each other, there are two Lutheran churches: the big church and the small church. The former is the largest Lutheran church in Europe and the second largest Protestant church in Hungary, only the Great Church of Debrecen is larger. It is the largest church in Békés county.
8. Békéscsabai Jókai Színház
The Jókai Theatre of Békéscsaba is a theatre owned by the Municipality of Békéscsaba City of County Rank in Békéscsaba, which opened its doors on March 8, 1879, thus becoming the first permanent stone theatre of the Great Plain. It is still a reputable theatre in Hungary.
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9. Páduai Szent Antal-templom
The Co-Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua also called Békéscsaba Cathedral is the name given to a religious building located in the city of Békéscsaba, in the European country of Hungary, which was built in 1910 with a neo-Gothic style.
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10. Békéscsabai zsinagóga
The Békéscsaba Synagogue is the youngest Jewish religious building in today's Hungary. It was built in 2004 and consecrated in 2008. It is the largest new building of its kind in Central Europe since 1945.
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