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Category: Cities, Local time: 21:15:52, Altitude: 322m

Hollokö is due to its traditional architecture considered one of the most beautiful villages in Hungary . It is a good example of the original country architecture and people in the area are known for their country lifestyle. Hollokö means Raven's Rock in translation.

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Hollokö is a well-preserved Hungarian village from the 17th and the 18th century. The historical center of the village Hollokö includes 65 buildings built around a wooden church, which was formerly used as a granary but was consecrated in 1889. The houses, painted with white lime, have wooden verandas and old roof frames. The nowadays appearance of the houses in Hollokö comes from 1909, when they were reconstructed after a fire. There are museum exhibitions in some of them, e.g. the post museum, the rural museum and the permanent natural scientific exhibition. The Castle Hollokö towers above the village. Hollokö became a World Heritage Site UNESCO in 1987.


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GPS: 47.9976, 19.5933
Altitude: 322 m
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