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Name: Calvary
Type: Sights / monument
Settlement: Tihany
Address: 8237 Tihany, Visszhang utca

Description

The most beautiful 20th century calvary of the country was built within a few years time, beginning in 1926, from public contributions. The stones with inscription and bronze relief symbolising the suffering of Christ and the Way of the Cross were raised on behalf of the historic counties and royal boroughs of Hungary. The stone cross of Christ, in the background, there are three knolls built of limestone blocks and the bronze memorial of Hungarian King Charles IV. The structures of the Calvary were demolished in 1960. Foundation-stone for the Calvary (Stations of the Cross) to be rebuilt was laid in a ceremony March 28, 1992. Work started in the year 1998, then on October 15, 2000 the by then finished three Station pillars and the temporarily erected three wooden crosses were inaugurated. The Károly IV Calvary Foundation still gladly accepts donations. In this yearin october has been taken three new crosses. <p><a href="http://www.3dpano.hu/MT/Tihany_Kalvaria/" target="_blank"><strong>Nézze meg 3D-ben!</strong></a></p>

Detailed information

Phone:+3687538030
Email:onkormanyzat@tihany.hu
Webpage:www.tihany.hu
Opening period:January 1. - December 31.
Opening hours:01/01-31/12
Open to visitors:every day
Door money:free
Wheelchair accessible:no
Architectural style:Neo-Baroque
Function:in its original function

Location

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