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This historical village still lives

Fantastic places where you can experience the old times in the present. This historical village... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
beatrix762018
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Gem off the beaten path

This is a delightful little "living museum" with many original buildings, maintained as they have... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
work-to-travelMI
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Hollókő is a Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Holloko 3176, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic places where you can experience the old times in the present. This historical village still lives. People living there still produce their products.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beatrix762018
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Holloko is a nice enough little village and a good place to stop and take a wander if you happen to be in the area. A destination it is not. Some nice traditional houses. The castle is very nice and worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a delightful little "living museum" with many original buildings, maintained as they have been for over a century. The castle is an easy but uphill walk, well worth the low entrance fee and the hike. Inside are interesting displays about the history and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank work-to-travelMI
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Old Village of Holloko is a tiny town located in the center of Hungary. It is considered a World heritage Site by Unesco, because you can see a lot of traditional houses. The ols village has a main street and some few more. In fact,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What's interesting about Holloko, rebuilt in its original style after a 1909 fire, is that it is an intact 18th century village. There are cuter parts of villages of a similar vintage throughout the region, even if none are preserved as an intact ensemble. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TheTravellingWs
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It is a lovely small town, with many nice little shops. A place to wander around. Take your time to visit the different shops and see the handicrafts and how they do them, and then walk up the hill to the castle. It’s amazing, we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Victoria Z
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Wonderful village - great ride from budapest- just know that you have plenty of time so really do take your time and chill at holloko- nice souvenir stores and traditional houses and streets with a castle in the background

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WMBandit
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Worth about an hour to 3 hours. Very nice, clean, friendly UNESCO site. Many opportunities to purchase high quality handmade Hungarian goods. English friendly. Very nice. Use sunscreen. Stop for water. Many food opportunities also.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shari w
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Holloko on Easter Monday. The biggest challenge was getting to and out of the village as the rains had flooded the usual car parks and no cars except for residents and those living in hotels in Holloko were allowed in. The authorities arranged...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PeggieMalaysia
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We walked around Holloko in the off-season, which may explain some of what it lacked. The village is clearly well-preserved and scenic to walk through, but there are very few signs. When we went there was little beyond a few open restaurants and shops.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AndyMK47
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