Kunszentmiklós has been a populated area for ancient times. On a map made in 155 it was marked a place with a tower. Sándor Petőfi visited the town in 1842, where his father rented a shambles - between 1842 and 1845 – for 550 Forints. The poet often appeared here, visiting his parents and brother. He wrote „Pusztán születtem” and „Megy a juhász szamáron” poems here in 1844. Gedeon Virágh, a hero of freedom was born here. He took his 211 cavalryman and fleed from the emperor’s army and joined... tovább oined the patriotic troops. In the Virágh-Kúria Museum etnographical values of the Alföld are preserved. Kunszentmiklós is sourranded by Kiskunsági National Park where many protected plants can be found for example: salt flower and michaelmas daisy. Here lives the biggest bird in Europe the great bustard. One of the prominent events is the Szentmiklós Days in autumn. During this festival the most exciting event is the sheep stew cooking competition.
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