Old Village of Hollókő
Old Village of Hollókő
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Hollókő is a Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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EilSat
Methuen, MA325 contributions
Jun 2022
Lovely UNESCO heritage site. This attraction was located about an hour and a half out of Budapest. The village is a 14th century farming community with docents dressed in costumes and explain how life was in those days. Two tourists were chosen from the group and dressed up in costumes. There was a small restaurant were guests were treated to a filling meal.
Written July 14, 2022
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Norman S
2 contributions
Dec 2020 • Friends
Textures are detailed even if you take a closer look of the object. The same house repeats along the way, but at least it renders fast, even while running. The cats appear in random places even during mission, I think that’s a bug, according to the manual they should only give you missions. I didn’t figure out how you can get into the museum, maybe you need to buy some cheese and give it to the oskolamester
Written December 13, 2020
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Pannipannini
Maryland1,272 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Amazing location, historic village, great all day activity. The walk from Hollókő to Rimóc is beautiful (or bike). 5 miles or so each way. Get some ice cream on your return and support the local artists.
Written August 6, 2022
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antzinpants
United States5 contributions
Nov 2022
CHECK DATES of when the village closes for the season. We went there on a tour Nov 11. Most of the shops and own were closed. Only one person in folk costume was there long enough to show us the outfit, and was gone shortl thereafter. This could be a wonderfult stop, if it were totally functioning.
Written November 14, 2022
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Lazlito
Szombathely, Hungary44 contributions
Jul 2021 • Friends
Lovely UNESCO world heritage site, this traditional Hungarian "Paloc" village. Locals are very friendly, the building are in good condition, the streets and alleys are clean and tidy. Very nice atmosphere.
Written August 3, 2021
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Mojan Z
9 contributions
May 2016 • Solo
I just went to Holloko today. For those who are wondering how they can go there from Budapest, it is easy and very affordable.`

Go to Kossuth Lajos tér then hop on M2 line and get off at Puskás Ferenc Stadion, the bus leaves at 8:30am platform 3 in Budapest and at 3 pm in Holloko. (Trip advisor guests and internet say it leaves Holloko at 2 but it is 3,4 and 6 pm)

Word of advice:
1. Castle was worth it but do not go through the forest. especially if you only Know English. there are no proper signs. It is better to go through the parking. Trip advisor guests said the fee is 600 HUF but it was 900.

2. The wooden stair case is marked by English signs and it is a nice walk

3. The village is only 2 streets and you can walk it in 45 minutes.

4. None of the museums in the village are worth it

5. The coffee and food was good

I got there at 10:30 am and by 12:30 I had seen the castle, walked the village and had food. Waiting to go back to Budapest was boring

Make sure to go with a friend and I will honestly only go if there is a festival happening
Written May 9, 2016
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Márton T
Budaors, Hungary263 contributions
Jul 2020
It is a beautiful world heritage village with some museums and restaurants. Highly recommend. From the fort there is an easy short path to the village.
Written July 21, 2020
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maro310
Budapest, Hungary324 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
Roughly 2,5 hours bus ride away from Budapest, this small village hiding in the bottom of a small valley offers much more than I expected while planing the excursion. Locals were very friendly and ready to chat - as there weren't many visitors that day in Holloko they had all the time to kill. It was still a pleasant surprise.

Hiking trails are well marked and explanation is offered in English as well.

From spring till late fall Holloko definitely worth the time and effort.
Written March 27, 2019
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work-to-travelMI
Grand Rapids, MI316 contributions
Sep 2018 • Family
This is a delightful little "living museum" with many original buildings, maintained as they have been for over a century. The castle is an easy but uphill walk, well worth the low entrance fee and the hike. Inside are interesting displays about the history and lifestyle of the owners. There is no other entrance fee, but a fee to park your vehicle at the tourist information office.
Written October 25, 2018
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richard w
Rome, Lazio6 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
What's interesting about Holloko, rebuilt in its original style after a 1909 fire, is that it is an intact 18th century village. There are cuter parts of villages of a similar vintage throughout the region, even if none are preserved as an intact ensemble. It has a bit of a contrived theme park atmosphere to it, but castle's stunning views, the Raven legend and the fun playground at the parking lot make for a worthwhile visit with children. As a World Heritage Site, however, it's hardly on par with Hungary's other offerings.
Written August 28, 2018
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