Most important tourist attractions in Veszprém

Most important tourist attractions in Veszprém

Veszprém is a quiet, modest town, that you should pay attention to. Walk on the streets and squares to understand its particular spirit. Listen to the bells, pay attention to the walls of the buildings. The hills and valleys, arches and towers, the sloping, narrow streets and spacious squares of  Veszprém hide many secrets that are waiting to be discovered. You can not get lost because in the center of the city is always there the Veszprem Castle. Veszprém is also the home of art. The... [ read more ]

Veszprem, the city of queens

Veszprem, the city of queens

Veszprém is known as the city of queens. Although many people had heard this expression, it is not sure that everyone knows where this comes from. The Cathedral of Saint Michael in the Castle of Veszprém was built to the request of Saint Stephen's wife, Gisella. Since then, the current Queen of Hungary became the gracious lady of the cathedral. Later in the castle was also built a Queen's palace. Besides of that,  traditionally the bishop of Veszprém crowned the Hungarian queens. Thes... [ read more ]