Kecskemét is a small city with 110000 inhabitants located in the plains of central Hungary, 90 km southeast of Budapest.
The area around Kecskemét has been settled for at least 5000 years. The city was however first mentioned in 1368 by king Louis I of Hungary and later grew as a trading centre. After the 19th century agriculture and the wine industry contributed to the wealth of the city and many Art Nouveau buildings were built.
Kecskemét has a number of interesting buildings and some interesting architecture. These include several churches, the town hall, the Art Nouveau Cifra palace and other buildings. The house of science and technology is a Moorish-style building which previously was a synagogue.
How to get to Kecskemét
The closest airport is the one in Budapest. Kecskemét also has a train station and can be reached by bus or car.
Accommodation
Kecskemét has several accomodation options, bookable via the international booking portals.
01 Piarist church 02 Kecskemet reformed church 03 Kecskemet reformed church 04 Freedom square 05 Cifra palace 06 Cifra palace
07 Cifra palace 08 Calvinist college grammar school 09 Calvinist college grammar school 10 Calvinist college grammar school 11 Calvinist college grammar school
12 Calvinist college grammar school 13 Calvinist college grammar school 14 House of science and technology 15 Neoclassical building in Arany Janos street 16 Lutheran church
17 Piarist church 18 Piarist school Scholae Piae 19 House of science and technology 20 House of science and technology 21 House of science and technology 22 Cifra palace
23 Cifra palace 24 House of science and technology 25 Piarist church 26 Calvinist college grammar school 27 Kecskemet reformed church
28 Szabadsag Haz freedom house 29 Szabadsag Haz freedom house 30 Benches and tables in Szabadsag park 31 Szabadsag park 32 Szabadsag Haz freedom house
33 Flower beds 34 Flower beds 35 Kecskemet reformed church 36 Kecskemet reformed church 37 Holy Trinity church
38 Szechenyi square 39 Youth home
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