7 Best Things To Do In Vac, Hungary

Things to do in Vac
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Vac, Hungary is located at the foot of the Naszaly Mountain in the foothills of the Carpathians. With well over 35,000 inhabitants, the Danube River which flows South is an amazing site. Apart from the Danube River, there are many points of interest and landmarks in Vac that should be explored in order to have a great experience of the Hungarian art and culture. If you’re not sure where to start off, this guide will get you covered for attractions to visit year-round. Read ahead as we have come up with the top 7 things to do in Vac, Hungary!

1. Tragor Ignac Museum

Posted by Tragor Ignác Múzeum Vác on Thursday, 23 June 2016

This specialty museum is known for its war memorials and famous exhibitions, such as Memento Mori. With a wide range of historic displays for both individuals and families to enjoy, it is a fabulous destination for a full day of excitement. Among the many highlights of the museum, one that is worth mentioning is the mummy exhibition. Discover one of the greatest wonders of the world and uncover the mysteries that the mummies possess as you examine the 200-year-old coffins stacked on top of one another.

Tragor Ignac Museum

Address: Marcius 15. ter 19., Vac 2600, Hungary

Website: Tragor Ignac Museum

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2. Seven Chapels

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Since 1815, many tourists visit this place of pilgrimage not just to worship the Virgin Mary, but also to check out the spring situated behind the famous church which is told to possess mysterious healing powers. Visitors also love to immerse themselves in the peaceful surroundings of the church, which is filled with lush greenery and plenty of shopping options. Make sure you mark out this place of interest on your map when visiting Vac, Hungary.

Seven Chapels

Address: 2600 Vác, Derecske dűlő 2

Website: Seven Chapels

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3. Curia Winehouse

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Known for its Turkish origin, this wine cellar offers over 100 different types of wine for its customers to choose from, accompanied by appetizers such as meats, onions, cheese, and their famous specialty, goose liver. Open seven days a week, Curia Winehouse is a great place to catch up with your family and friends. If you happen to be an avid wine taster, you should definitely not miss out on this wonderful opportunity!

Curia Winehouse

Address: 2600 Vác, Március 15. tér 20.

Website: Curia Winehouse

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4. Mihalyi Patisserie

Posted by Mihályi Patisserie on Friday, 11 May 2018

Ranked as one of the best restaurants in town, Mihalyi Patisserie offers the most exquisite desserts that you’ll find in Vac, Hungary. Every item on their menu is practically an edible piece of artwork, so grab your cameras and snap away as you indulge in their award-winning pastries! The restaurant is also known for its Ristretto, so it is a great place to dine if you are looking to have a sumptuous meal while also enjoying friendly service.

Mihalyi Patisserie

Address: Köztársaság út 21. (Fő tér), Vác

Website: Mihalyi Patisserie

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Vac Tour Guide

Tiberiu Condulescu

Tiberiu Condulescu

My name is Tiberiu(s), just like captain James Tiberius Kirk from Star Trek, or Tibi for short, and I am an IT Service Manager who found his passion in tour guiding over 5 years ago. Similarly to Captain Kirk, I will be your captain should you choose me as your guide.Every tour is a new experience for both of us, that’s why my aim is to make it both memorable and fun. I want to make memories for people from all over the world!Hope to meet you soon and "Viszlát", as we say in Hungarian!

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5. March 15 Square

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One of Vac’s top attractions is the March 15 Square, located right off the Elisabeth bridge. If you are interested in learning about the outbreak of the revolution in 1848, then this is definitely the attraction to visit and explore. As you tour the place and learn about the city that was in oppression for 350 years, don’t forget to take some pictures of the stunning architectural gem!

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6. Triumphal Arch

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Located next to a prison, this 300-year-old structure has recently been renovated and updated to attract tourists. Although it is a great place to visit throughout the year, the attraction would be less crowded during winter, allowing visitors to enjoy a more intimate walk around the arch. Examine the statues closely and see if you can identify who they are!

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7. Bishop's Palace

Built in 1768, Bishop’s Palace is a historic building that houses a beautiful botanical garden. It is been strategically located in the Migazzi Square, opposite Konstantinos Square. The bright yellow exterior of the building will leave a deep impression on you as you go on to explore other parts of Hungary!

Bishop's Palace

Address: Vác, Migazzi Kristóf tér 1, 2600 Hungary

Website: Bishop’s Palace

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Vac, a beautiful Baroque city

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If you are in the mood to visit museums and chapels, Vac is a great place to do so as it is home to an abundance of architectural and spiritual gems. Vac is also a perfect haven for foodies who have a sweet tooth and enjoy tasting wine. With so much Vac has to offer, everyone is sure to find something to love. Pack your bags and check out these amazing attractions in Vac, Hungary now!

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