Sights

Dock

The first passenger boat dated back to  September 21st 1846. On that day the paddle-steamer named Kisfaludy was launched on water. Nowadays scheduled and pleasure boats put forth. The rentable pleasure boats and the disco boats at night are especially popular. The monument erected to the 100th,...

Country house - Zamárdi

Imre Varga: Passing time (Les tempes perdus)

Sculptor Imre Varga 1923rd Born on November 1, Siofok. Already in childhood showed a very good preparation of the drawings. At the age of 13 in a Paris exhibition featured image. He graduated in 1956 as a pupil of Alexander Mikus Pátzay Paul and the Academy of Fine Arts. His work is recognized...

Millennium Park

The Millenium Park was bulit in 1904, it is located  in front of the renovated building of the railway station, which was designed by Imre Jámbor. In the park there are various sculpture to be found: a Second World War monument made by Sándor Kiss, Showering woman by István...

Calvinist Church

The first calvinist chapel was build in 1923. The new church was dedicated in 3. September 1994. Church service: Sunday 10.00 Bible"lesson" on every Friday from October until May at 4:00 PM Womenleague prayer-meeting on every Friday at 4:30 PM...

Szent István Roman Catholic Chapel

The chapel was build in 1938. Church service: From Easter Sunday to end of October: 8.30 June-July-August: Saturday 19.00, Sunday 19.00...

Roman catolich church

The Roman Catholic Church is one of the oldest buildings in town, which has been built in neo-roman style in 1903. Above its entrance door a work of the international-famed painter-artist Endre Muzsinszki ­Nagy (1886-1975) is visible. Neoclassic station paintings of the church were painted...

Sió sluice

The first lock-gate was built in 1863 which submerged the water level because of the southern railway building by Károly Klein and László Botka. The port has two important engineering establishments: the sluicide and the lock. Both of them were built in the 1940’s. A memorial...

Port of Siófok

A very interesting scenic spot is the port of Siófok, from where the scheduled and pleasure boats put forth. The busiest boat traffic occurs here on the lake. There is a  monument erected to 100th, 125th and 150th anniversary of steamboating on Lake Balaton that can be found in front of...

Imre Varga: Memento for the second Hungarian army

On Siófoks Main Square this is the last visible piece of the exhibition of Varga Imre....

Imre Varga: Bela Bartok

Bartók statue of St. Nicholas Park is situated in Siofok Since 2004, the School of Art in Siofok before St. Nicholas Park is Bela Bartok (1881-1945), composer, pianist and ethnomusicologist statue of Imre Varga was born in Siofok, Kossuth, Munkácsy and Herder Prize, worth and an...

Radio and Television Museum

Radio equipment from the 20's and 30's, 60-80 year-old telephones, old televisions, old record players and tape recorders. Open: 1. May - 30. September Registration necessary!...

Festetics Castle in Dég

The castle was built on behalf of Antal Festetics (a wealthy Hungarian nobleman) between 1810 and 1815. The castle represents the Classical style with a one of the biggest English garden in Hungary. The construction plans were made by architect Mihály Pollack ( key figure of neoclassical architecture,...

Villa Thanhoffer

The villa was build by doctor Lajos Thanhoffer in 1897. It is not just a treasure of Siófok, also the property of the town....

Nature Conservation Area of Töreki

The natural heritage area and fish-ponds in Töreki can be found in the valley situated on the west confines of Siófok. The pricipal wort of the 300-hectare-land are the Cinege brook and the river-system, which consists of ten fish-ponds. The head spring of the brook is also prevented. The...

Reformed / Calvinistic church - Balatonendréd

IThe church was built around 1790 and got renovated after a hundred years....

Former Sió and Hullám Hotels

The hotels  were built in 1891. Nowadays those building are used for educational purposes....

Tamas Varga: Frigyes Karinthy

The Hungarian writers Krudy Karinthy after Julius Friedrich (1887-1938) was the one who regularly returned to Siofok, spent several summers here. The Warrior's board - Batthyány u. 46th - Now works in the family support center - was the haunt. The writer, poet, translator and critic Siófok...

Imre Varga: Mihaly Karolyi

Mihaly Karolyi, the former Prime Minister and President of the statue of Kossuth Square in Budapest was originally set up in 1975. In 2012, on 29 March prolonged violent political protest, despite the dismantling of art. After the breakdown of Siófok urged the sculptor Imre Varga (who was...