When we started to visit the center, we just heard a wonderful song from the building. We here attracted immediately by the songs which playing from the building bells. It is a must to see and hear it if you are in Kecsemet.
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If you ever drop by Kecskemét, make sure to bring your zoom-lens camera with you to view this magnificence building. Although there is so much fine detail to be seen and appreciated, even from afar, you need to be as close as possible to this...More
One of the biggest art nouveau style building of Kecskemet. It was built in 1893. The building was designed by Ödön Lechner and Gyula Pártos. The decoration of the building, which consists of Zsolnay tile patterns inspired by old Magyar and Turkic folk art, was...More
Stand in the square outside at mid-day and listen to the famous carillon playing tunes collected and composed by the town's most famous son, Zoltán Kodály. Then take a peek inside at the magnificent murals in the Council Chamber, depicting scenes from Hungarian history.
My favourite building in Kecskemét, with the roof, the bells and its style... it needs some renovation, though. A kedvenc kecskeméti épületem: gyönyörű a tető, a harangjáték, a stílusa... bár ráférne egy felújítás.
You have to go up to an office to get a ticket and tour to see the council room which is a gem. The building is designed by Odon Lechner one of the great Hungarian architects. It is truly a beautiful building and worth the...More
Beautiful building! The travel guide mentioned we could visit it via the Tourist Office. Even though they said a visit was possible at that moment, they couldn't reach the right contact person in the city hall (nor could they about half an hour later), so...More
The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a flowering of an art nouveau style that combined the decorative styles of the Secession with Hungarian traditional styles and technologies. This building is a very fine example of the genre.