Balatonfüred

Capital of the Northern Part of Lake Balaton, Balatonfüred is the oldest and sixth most popular vacation town in Hungary. It’s famous for its wine, carbonated water and the National Heart Diseases Hospital. Nobel Prize winner Rabindranáth Tagore was also treated there, so later a promenade was named after him. Hungarian writer, Mór Jókai and his wife, Róza Laborfalvi used to spend many of their summers in their house in Füred. He wrote his most famous novel, Aranyember (A man of gold) was also written in their villa. Since 1825 there is the annual Anna Ball and this year it was the host of FINA as well.

These are the places you should definitely visit when you are in Balatonfüred:

Mór Jókai Memorial House
1. Honvéd Street
Opening hours: Not open on Mondays and Tuesdays. From Wednesday-Sunday 10:00-18:00
Tickets: 800-1600 HUF
Click here for more information!

Vaszary Gallery
2-4. Honvéd Street
Opening hours: Not open on Mondays and Tuesdays. From Wednesday-Sunday 10:00-18:00
Tickets: 900-1800 HUF
Click here for more information!

Kossuth Lajos Drinking Hall
Gyógy Square
The classicistic style building was built in 1800 and it’s famous for its sour water.

Tagore Promenade
It was named after the Nobel Prize winner. You can find his memorial tree and statue as well.

Hotel Anna Grand
1. Gyógy Square
Click here for more information!
Here is where the annual Anna Balls are held. The building also serves as a restaurant.

 

 

 

 

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