Tata Castle

Tatai, Hungary

Initiated by the Lackffy family, construction of the Tata castle began at the end of the 1300s. It has continually been built and rebuilt ever since. One of Tata’s gems today, it had its glory days as a royal summer residence during the reign of King Sigismund of Luxembourg and that of King Matthias Hunyadi. Thanks to the Esterházy family, one-time residents of the castle, the building today reflects the stylistical features of the romantic period.

The Domokos Kuny Museum has been operating in the castle building since 1954. In addition to the collection of the Piarist (Tata-Tóváros) Museum founded in 1912, it houses mainly Bronze and Roman Age archeological finds together with exhibits related to natural history, local history, decorative and applied art as well as home and international ethnography, including fine products from Tata’s faience manufacture.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Hungary

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Gabriel Sica (2 years ago)
Very peaceful and calm resort. And super quiet ?? ideally for stressed minds
Peregrinatur (2 years ago)
Castle is free, but you need to pay for the castle museum. You can find some park space close to the castle. Castle and the garden is beautiful. Everything is nice around Oreg to. There are swans, ducks, Esterházy Castle. You can have a nice walk here.
Tímea Andelová (2 years ago)
Very nice city! If you are somewhere around, stay here at least for 1-2 hours.
Abigail Adamek (2 years ago)
Great views and super nice walk right on the water. The castle is cool to walk around. There is also a cafe and place to sit if you want to relax.
Paul Heller (2 years ago)
Didn't go to the museum, but went to the cafe located on the upper level with views overlooking the lake. Very nice. Had cold beverages and also some gelato. Recommend for good views and relaxing atmosphere.
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