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Bory Castle

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Makes Dali, Gaudi and Picasso look sane!

Had a very unexpected day off in Szekesferhervar so got a taxi out to Bory Castle after consulting... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
Carolyn H
Blackburn, United Kingdom
via mobile
A real knight's castle

This building was built by the architect, sculptor, painter, and university professor Jeno... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Szekesfehervar, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a castle that is built by the guy himself. It took him 40 years to do it. In the meanwhile the created sculptures and paintings that he sold to finance the castle. A lot of the work is now collected in the castle....More

Thank CarloHelmond
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Had a very unexpected day off in Szekesferhervar so got a taxi out to Bory Castle after consulting Trip Advisor. An amazing place to visit, only a couple of pounds to enter and a good couple of hours used looking at all of beautiful, wild...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This building was built by the architect, sculptor, painter, and university professor Jeno Bory(1879-1959), hence the well-known name Bory Castle. It was built for about 40 years mainly in the first part of the 20th century. It commemorates not only Bory's plans and phantasy but...More

1  Thank TWFan
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Not one for the purists. Built over some 40 years, it`s a mish mash of styles and slightly unhinged. Weird sculptures , some of them very poorly executed, and odd styles abound but it has it´s charm

Thank Justoenmedio
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

It is a lovely place at the edge of the city between houses like a fairytale. Beautiful garden flowers and sculptures. Bory built the castle for his wife through 40 years and wrote a beautiful poem to her. It is so romantic you wish someone...More

Thank PetraP1932
Reviewed 3 January 2015

It is a very unique place to visit. A professor built it for his wife. A very eccletic building. I liked the athmosphere and the surrounding.

Thank chubchub2013
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Embodyment of love and adoration of a man (amateur sculptor & architect) for his wife. It's like entering a castle straight out of a fairy tale. A castle built in no exact, identifyable style; so eclectic, you can find a little bit of every art...More

2  Thank FabiolaHorvath
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The castle was tucked away in an area that was surrounded by ordinary homes, which surprised me. This would have to be one of the nicest castles I have visited. The architecture, artwork and sculptures were beautiful, and my husband and I very much enjoyed...More

1  Thank helzway
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We always visit this castle when we are with relatives in Szekesferhervar. It has lots of towers and balconies for kids to explore and there's almost never anyone there. There are loads of sculptures and art too if you are into that sort of thing...More

Thank Kavehaz
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I lived nearby for 18 years. I have been to the Bory castle with family, with friends, with guests several times. Cant get bored of it. It is always an adventure to go upstairs to the towers and look around from the top. I like...More

Thank SzilardKallai
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