Tourist guide to Harkany

Tourist guide to Harkany

The city of Harkany is located in southern Hungary and has a rich history, being a medieval town. The original name of the city, Nagy Harkany, was mentioned in a document from 1323. Although the origin of the name is unknown, the archaeological findings indicate that here lived Huns, Avars and other migratory peoples more than 1000 years ago. In the nineteenth century, the archaeologist János Pogány found sulphurous thermal waters in the area, and demonstrated their healing effects as t... [ read more ]