The settlement has valuable archeological artifacts from 2000 B.C. Excavations prove the presence of Traks, Skitas, Celts, Avars. The still exsisting reform church was built in peasant baroque style in 1745, which is Dunavecse’s most significant monument. It’s tower was built by József Hild in 1832. The purchasing of the 12 registered organ of the church was initiated by the donation of Pál Nagy, who was Petőfi’s host in Dunavecse. The town is a significant literary memorial. Sándor Petőfi’s... tovább fi’s parents lived here between 1841 and 1844 and the shambles which they rented is still standing in the center of the town with an etnologhical museum in it. After one and a half year in April, 1844 Petőfi visited his parents and wrote „the eternal anthem of mother – child affection” and the „Plans that went up in smoke”. Petőfi’s house is still standing on Templom street, where he stayed, while being in Vecse from April until June, 1844. In 1945 Béla Vikár the folk music collector, etnograph and translator, died here, who’s most famous translation was the Kalevala. He is remembered by an unique embossment. Imre Makovecz designed a monument to commemorate the victims of the WWII and the ’56 revolution: five wooden logs with the names of the victims embrace an iron cross and don’l let it fall. Besides the cultural attractions, the Danube offers a great opportunity to take a river excursion. Fishing is possible not only on the Danube but on the Fűzvölgyi channel and on Malomér, too.

Settlement Info

Legal status: town
County: Bács-Kiskun county
District: Kunszentmiklósi
Subregion: Kunszentmiklósi
Area: 66.77 km2
Population: 3,903 people
Webpage: www.dunavecse.hu

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21 °C
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Humidity: 30 %
Pressure: 1026 hPa
Wind: 13 km/h N

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Regional Historical Collection

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Petőfi tér 1.

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Fő út 116.


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