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'''Hollókő''' is a preserved traditional settlement in [[Hungary]].  It is a [[UNESCO World Heritage List | UNESCO World Heritage site]].
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'''Hollókő''' [http://www.holloko.hu] is a preserved traditional settlement in [[Hungary]].  It is a [[UNESCO World Heritage List | UNESCO World Heritage site]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
Take the M3 motorway from Budapest as far as Hatvan, then take route 21. Before Pásztó the road branches off towards Hollókő.
 
Take the M3 motorway from Budapest as far as Hatvan, then take route 21. Before Pásztó the road branches off towards Hollókő.
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There is a bus from Budapest leaving from the main bus station
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departure 8:30AM, Arrival 11:00AM
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return 4:00PM, Arrival 6:30PM
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Eger might be close to Hollókő, but it's not a really good place to start your journey to Hollókő if you plan to go by public transport. There is no train, and you need 3 buses that are going to take a total of 4:30 hours to get there... (Eger information centre can help for time table and details.). Prefer a departure from [[Budapest]] or [[Gödöllő]]
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
On foot. This is a small village, with one street, on both sides museal houses and craft shops. Make sure you visit all of them. From the mean road of the village leading up to the hill,  you will also find a a pathway to the Holloko castle. With only 20 minutes hike you will find yourself on the top of the hill with breathtaking scenery.
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On foot. This is a small village, with one street, on both sides museum houses and craft shops. Make sure you visit all of them. From the main road of the village leading up to the hill,  you will also find a a pathway to the Holloko castle. With only 20 minutes hike you will find yourself on the top of the hill with breathtaking scenery.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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[[Image:Castle.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Castle in Hollókő]]
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[[Image:Church.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Church in Hollókő]]
 
The Hollókő castle<br>
 
The Hollókő castle<br>
 
The Hollókő church: 16th century wooden towered church<br>
 
The Hollókő church: 16th century wooden towered church<br>
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==Do==
 
==Do==
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Easter: The most spectacular festival at Hollókő is Easter, when residednts will wear richly decorated folk costumes and display Easter customs and folk crafts. <br>
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Raspberry Festival in July<br>
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Castle Tournament in August<br>
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Grape harvest in August along with concerts in the castle and church.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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If you visit Hollókő, you must visit the "Muskátli Vendéglő" The restaurant offers traditional Palóc cuisine, along with some traditional live gypsy music.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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Latest revision as of 14:56, 16 June 2010

Hollókő [1] is a preserved traditional settlement in Hungary. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Get in[edit]

Take the M3 motorway from Budapest as far as Hatvan, then take route 21. Before Pásztó the road branches off towards Hollókő.

There is a bus from Budapest leaving from the main bus station departure 8:30AM, Arrival 11:00AM return 4:00PM, Arrival 6:30PM

Eger might be close to Hollókő, but it's not a really good place to start your journey to Hollókő if you plan to go by public transport. There is no train, and you need 3 buses that are going to take a total of 4:30 hours to get there... (Eger information centre can help for time table and details.). Prefer a departure from Budapest or Gödöllő

Get around[edit]

On foot. This is a small village, with one street, on both sides museum houses and craft shops. Make sure you visit all of them. From the main road of the village leading up to the hill, you will also find a a pathway to the Holloko castle. With only 20 minutes hike you will find yourself on the top of the hill with breathtaking scenery.

See[edit][add listing]

Castle in Hollókő
Church in Hollókő

The Hollókő castle
The Hollókő church: 16th century wooden towered church
The Hollókő houses: these are folk museums that are preserved in their original state. Many have craft shops inside.

Do[edit][add listing]

Easter: The most spectacular festival at Hollókő is Easter, when residednts will wear richly decorated folk costumes and display Easter customs and folk crafts.
Raspberry Festival in July
Castle Tournament in August
Grape harvest in August along with concerts in the castle and church.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

If you visit Hollókő, you must visit the "Muskátli Vendéglő" The restaurant offers traditional Palóc cuisine, along with some traditional live gypsy music.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Get out[edit]

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