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Nyírtass is a village in the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county of Hungary.


Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Take the train to Nyiregyhaza or Kisvarda, then you can get to Nyírtass with a rented car in about 45 minutes.

Get around[edit]

On foot or by car, this is a pretty small village.

See[edit][add listing]

The historic birthplace of the Tosh sect of Hassidism started by the Rabbi Meshulam Feish Segal-Loewy of Tosh. The Jewish cemetery has the crypts of the Tosh "csoda-rebbi" (miracle rabbi). It is customary to write one's name, and family member's names on a piece of paper so that good fortune may be granted to you.

There is an effort to revive the Jewish presence in this former "shtetle", on Ady Endre ut, which is one block away from the cemetery. On tass vasar u. It is the place of the "GERTEL" of the tosher rabbis.

There is a statue of Kossuth Lajos on a horse, near the local "Söröző" (beer hall).

Take in the traditional architecture of the homes, the way people dress, and the lack of technology.

The Roman Catholic Church.

The Greek Catholic Church.

The primary school which is connected to the castle.

The mayor's office.

The Millennium Park with the statue of Tas, one of the leaders of early Hungarian tribes. (Nyírtass was named after him).

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Visit the Jewish Cemetery, and see the crypts of the "Csoda-rebbi".
  • Ride a horse and buggy.
  • Walk around the town.
  • Enjoy the sour cherry if in season, it grows almost everywhere.

Buy[edit][add listing]

There is nothing to buy. There is one flower-shop/gift shop which does not actually have fresh flowers. The only things for sale are items needed for daily living. There is a small "ABC" grocery.

Eat[edit][add listing]

There is one beer hall (Sőrőző) where one can eat which he enjoys a cool beer. There are no restaurants as such. The beer hall is the only place where one can purchase ready made food.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • One can drink at the Sőrőző.
  • Soft drinks are available at the "ABC".

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There are no hotels, motels, pensions or other formal accommodations in this town. If you really need to stay in town, you may approach one of the local people and request of them to rent out a room in their house. The going rate is usually about 10 000 Forint for a 5 to 7 day stay per person per bed.

Stay healthy[edit]

There is a great "Csaladi Orvos" (Family Doctor) in Nyirtass. Just ask, and you will be shown where his office is.

The closest hospitals are in Kisvarda or Nyiregyhaza. One of the large hospitals with international credentials is the Josa Andras Oktato Korhaz in Nyiregyhaza, on Szent Istvan ut 68. tel +36.42.465.666

Get out[edit]

Neighboring cities include Kisvarda and Nyiregyhaza

Mátészalka, the second-largest settlement in the county. (Nyíregyháza is the largest, Kisvárda is the third-largest)

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