Stone wall around the town

Alapadatok

Name: Stone wall around the town
Type: Sights / other
Settlement: Hódmezővásárhely
Address: 6800 Hódmezővásárhely, Kossuth tér

Description

After the great flood in 1879 in Szeged (the neighbour city) they started to build the dike around the town. They built a 17.5 km long dirt dike and a 3 km long brick wall on the southern part of the town. The stone wall – following the former bank of Hód-lake – had 13 hatchways. Nowadays only 4 remain at Csillag, Száraz, Királyszék and Árpá street. The stone wall – stretching from Bocskai street to Tarján - is unique in this area.

Detailed information

Phone:+3662249350
Email:hodmezovasarhely@tourinform.hu
Webpage:www.hodmezovasarhely.hu
Opening period:January 1. - December 31.
Opening hours:anytime
Open to visitors:anytime
Door money:it is free
Wheelchair accessible:partially
Architectural style:Romanesque
Function:in its original function

Location

Reviews and ratings

Other nearby tourist destinations

The statue of Lajos Kossuth

public square statue
Kossuth tér

The building of the Bank

secular public building
Kossuth tér 5.

The building of the Fekete Sas Hotel

secular public building
Kossuth tér 3.

The building of the Town Hall

secular public building
Kossuth tér 1.

Gábor Bethlen Reformed High School

secular public building
Szőnyi utca 2.

The promenade of Scholars

public square statue
Hősők tere

Károlyi House

fortress, castle, palace, mansion
Andássy út 13.