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TIME TRAVEL IN THE CASTLE OF FÜZÉR

A living castle in Zemplén – Story of the Füzér exhibitiondetails ]

The Füzér castle is one of the most romantic ones in the southern ranges of the Eperjes-Tokaj Mountains, the Hungarian part of which is commonly known as Zemplén Mountains. The hard-to-access rock pinnacle was the site of a castle as early as the age of the Árpáds, first time mentioned in a document dated in 1264. This document indicates the first known owner of the castle: the “blind master...

A living castle in Zempléndetails ]

Füzér in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county, one of the few surviving castles in Hungary that preserves unusual architecture, is the site of unique historic reconstruction works. The reconstruction of the buildings of the castle complex, due to be completed by the end of 2015, is intended to allow visitors to feel as if they are part of the life of the castle. The castle atop a steep mount rising from and...

A brief history of Füzér Castle details ]

Füzér, lying in an astounding natural setting, is one of the few seigneurial castles in Hungary which in all probability was already standing prior to the Mongol invasion of 1241-42. Its name was first mentioned in a charter of 1264, but another document dating from 1270 states that the owner of the castle in the first half of the 13th century was “Blind” Andronicus of the Kompolt clan, from...

Expanding the regional house museum evoking the 1870s by a barn and creating a dwelling of the 1940-70sdetails ]

In the middle of the village by the roadside on the way to Füzér Castle stands a house that was probably built at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and has been altered on several occasions to obtain the form it has today. It has a traditional layout of three rooms with a connecting pantry and stable. Originally the kitchen was located in the central section of the floor plan with an open chimney not...

Interactive craft house of the castle estate – reconstruction of the barn, shed and courtyard, and construction and development of utilitiesdetails ]

An interactive craft house is being set up in the centre of Füzér. The craft house will have five workshops: ceramics, toy, gift-making, forge work and woodworking as well as a traditional souvenir making activity area. Visitors to these workshops can learn about the old equipment, tools and implements used in these crafts. The craftsmen there will give continuous demonstrations and oversee activities for...

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