From the grassland to the town center of Hortobágy. We said goodbye to the carriage. A big stable.
Hortobágy is the municipality with the largest area on Hungary. The village has a population of 1470 inhabitants in 2015. It is well known especially for the Hortobágy National Park.The main industries of this village are tourism and stock raising.
Mátai Ménes (Matai Stud Farm) Hortobágy
We are walking to the town center of Hortobágy from Matai Stud Farm.
Café Nyerges Presszo (Tractor Espresso)
There is an explanation board beside the café. You should read this board than my explanation.
Walking to the booked restaurant from the café.
Tourist Information Office and Hortobágyi Inn on the Kossuth Street
Restaurant Hortobágyi Csárda (Hortobágyi Tavern). The restaurant originally served meals for the shepherds.
Today you can enjoy the Hungarian traditional music in the restaurant.
Restaurant Hortobágyi Csárda (Hortobágyi Tavern): After lunch we are walking to the famous stone bridge from the restaurant.
Hortobágy Folyó (River) and Nine-Holed Bridge (167.3 metres length)
This arch bridge was the longest road stone bridge in historic Hungary prior to 1921 when Hungary was reduced to one third of its former territory. The bridge was built between 1827 and 1833 in a Classical style.
The Nine Holed Bridge is the most identifiable symbol of the Hortobágy National Park.
After the Nine Holed Bridge we are walking to the parking lot through the Petőfi Square.
Shepherd Museum, Shepherd statue in front of the museum, Thatched Circler Theatre and Sculpture of the early Hungarian residents beside the theatre.
Ecumenical Church of the Good Shepherd Hortobágy
(The Ecumenical Church is a denomination within the universal Christian Church.)
“Well, let’s go to the next destination Tokay from now on.” Hortobágy was very interesting and really fun for us. The locals are a bit shy but very kind for us. Sayonara Hortobágy!