Description of Kecskemét City - A Short History
The former market town turned into a real city with his imposing buildings onto the turn of the century. The secessionist mood of Kecskemét downtown grips the ones coming to visit here in the first moment already. The hírös a city's name the goat from a word your vein, the mét mean walking though. Our coats of arm the goat visible under it with our city's motto: Neither altitude, nor depth does not horrify.
Lechner Ödön and Pártos Gyula plans are his city hall of which a record was kept as the bead of the Art Nouveau which can be hit on his main square, which was being built between 1893-97, on his basis. By way of one of the city's best-known buildings, tourists leglátogatottabb his ancient monument. His facade the carillon strikes up with Kodály, Erkel and Beethoven works in all whole clocks since 1983. His walls though Zsolnay majolica, which somebody else which can be found on Kecskemét buildings is, decorates it. The famous Hungarian painter, Székely Bertalan prepared the paintings in his assembly hall.
Ornamented Palace - the so-called "Cifrapalota" in Hungarian
From Újkollégium building right two remarkable ancient monuments visible. On right side as the masterpiece of the Art Nouveau known, in a song sung Ornamented Palace ( Márkus Géza 1902) calls the attention for himself. His undulating wall surfaces, his shining roof tiles, plant - and his ceramics ornaments shaping animal motives make it a single architectural splendid.
Catholic Big Church
The determining building of the main square it was being built between 1774-1806 a big church's building time ran to a great length because of that, because fire and an earthquake ravaged his tower. This plain largest pigtail his cathedral, his bell were being built in a style with a weight of 2400 kg, the road drives on 94 stairs into the tall tower of 74 metres.
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