Székesfehérvár, an ancient royal city is the place of the coronation of hungarian kings and a strangely named castle: Bory. How about a visit? Only 1 hour drive from Budapest.
(Ride on the freeway 1 hour, 55 km from Budapest)The city was coronation and burial site of kings, which has many attractions, like the garden of ruins at the site of the former basilica (1018-1038)., With remains of the church and the medieval walls The baroque richness of Székesfehérvár show the beauties of the church buildings and painting as well as the noble palaces.
As part of the reconstruction of the city center were entire building complexes to their original beauty. The reconstruction of the once inhabited by Serbs Rácváros received Europa Nostra Award. The old buildings are home to some interesting museums, such as the Diocesan Museum, which Budenz house Palotavárosi Freilandmuseum that Fekete Sas Pharmacy Museum. There is still a private castle, the so-called Bory Castle which we visited. The owner was an architect and began in 1912 with the building after his wife died. He has built everything ourselves, which is just incredible. One can find all possible components and numerous sculptures. All young couples to have their wedding photos make the castle. Duration: 5 hours.