Tourist information

Town with 18,000 inhabitants at the southern edge of the Solt plain. Kalocsa was made the seat of an archdiocese here in 1009. Its first archbishop was Bishop Asztrik, who brought the crown to the king from the pope. The Archbishop´s Palace was built on the place of the former castle in baroque style from 1760 to 1766. There are also 56 codices and 508 incunabula among the 100,000 items of the library housed here. The former cathedral was demolished during the invasion of the Mongols, its... tovább existing baroque shape was given from 1735 to 1754. In the Károly Viski Museum exhibitions on local costumes and way of living, and interesting items of mineralogy and numismatics can be seen. Kalocsa is the centre of Hungarian red paprika production and processing. The history of paprika production is shown in the Paprika Museum. Remarkable programmes of the town are the Blue Bird Festival (June) and the Paprika Days (September).

Sights »

Monuments (2)

Szentháromság tér 1.

Kalocsa Porcelain Manufactory

technological monument
Malatin tér 5.

Museums (6)

Archiepiscopal Treasury of Kalocsa

religious collection
Hunyadi utca 2.

Cathedral Library

professional collection
Szentháromság tér 1.

House of Folk Arts

regional museum
Tompa Mihály utca 5-7.

Nicolas Schöffer Collection

professional collection
Szent István király út 76.

Paprika Museum

professional collection
Szent István király út 6.

Viski Károly Museum

local historical collection, exhibition hall
Szent István király út 25.

Nature (1)

Waterbirds Park

zoo, forest park, excursion place, Visitor centre

Churches (1)

Hunyadi utca 9-11.

Freetime »

Horse riding (1)

Szt. István tér 5.

Hospitality »

Hospitality (5)

Kék Duna Restaurant

restaurant, inn
Meszes Dunapart 13.

Klub Restaurant

restaurant, inn
Szent István utca 38.

Trophy Restaurant

restaurant, inn
Híd utca 9.

Vigadó Restaurant

restaurant, inn
Bátyai út 40.

Vincenzo Restaurant

restaurant, inn
Obermayer tér 7.