Kecskemét

Kecskemét is a town in central Hungary and the county seat of Bács-Kiskun county, half way between Budapest and Szeged, almost equal distance from the two big rivers of the country, Danube and Tisza. The city is well known for its secessionist architecture, museums, and for being the birthplace of composer Zoltan Kodály.

Understand

Town Hall in Kecskemét

Tourist information

Get in

Kecskemét is pretty much equidistant from the capital metropolis Budapest (in the northwest) and the southern university city of Szeged (in the southeast), about 90 km from both cities.

By air

By train

Kecskemét train station

By bus

The M5 freeway connects Kecskemét to Budapest and Szeged.

By car

The M5 freeway connects Kecskemét to Budapest and Szeged.

Get around

The main train and bus stations are located about 10 minutes east of downtown, where most of the attractions are and can easily be reached by foot. If you need to take the bus, Kunság Volán runs the local bus company.

Rent a car

See

Synagogue in Kecskemét

Churches

Great Temple

Museums

Cifra palota in Kecskemét

Monuments

Do

Buy

Besides buying pálinka or postcards, the town is wanting in any souvenirs specifics to Kecskemét. There are several places to buy folk crafts, especially during the Spring Festival in late March.

Hypermarkets

Malls

Supermarkets

Stores

Eat

Fruits. The town is in the centre of a fruit growing region.

Drink

Kecskemét is the home of palinka (Hungarian fruit vodka).

Sleep

Connect

Post offices

Go next

Routes through Kecskemét

Budapest  N  S  Kiskunfélegyháza Szeged
Dunaföldvár (Danube river bridge) Fülöpszállás (Kiskunsági National Park)  W  E  End
End  W  E  Szarvas Békéscsaba


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