The Best Things To Do in Debrecen

The second largest city in Hungary after Budapest, Debrecen is more famous for its religious attractions and historic sites. There are a number of things to do in Debrecen that will make you experience the essence of the city. For excursion, you can visit places like Hortobagy National Park, Debrecen Zoo And Amusement Park, Flower Clock Garden amongst other places. Big Forest Aquarium, Mediterranean Spa, Water Park is another attraction that will offer you a day full of excitement and fun. For a spiritual experience, you can visit the Great Reformed Church, and St Anne's Cathedral and get mesmerized with their beautiful architecture. There are a number of good museums in Debrecen which will engage you in art and culture such as MODEM Centre Of Modern And Contemporary Art, and Deri Museum. One of the must visit places in Debrecen is the Kossuth Square, a community space and a pedestrian zone, which the venue for many important events like Turkey days, Civis promenade, flower carnival and Bela Bartok Choir.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Debrecen, Hungary

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  1. Hortobagy National Park

    #1 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Hortobagy National Park

    Tags: National Park, Wildlife Park, Wildlife Safari, Adventure

    Address: Debrecen, Hungary

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Ideal for a day trip from Debrecen, this is one of the largest national parks in Eastern Hungary. Spread over 800 square kilometres, it is a UNESCO world heritage site and is largest protected area in...Read more

  2. Big Forest Aquarium, Mediterranean Spa, Water Park

    #2 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Big Forest Aquarium, Mediterranean Spa, Water Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Water Park, Aquarium, Entertainment

    Address: 4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei Park 1

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Also known as Aquaticum Debrecen Termal es wellness, drop in for a relaxing sauna, a therapeutic massage or splash in the water park!

  3. Debrecen Zoo And Amusement Park

    #3 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Debrecen Zoo And Amusement Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Wildlife Safari

    Address: Ady Endre ut 1, Debrecen H-4032, Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Debrecen Zoo and Amusement is located on a Natural Reserve Forest culture park. The garden presents over 1300 specimens of 160 animal species. A fascinating zoo and an amusement park with non-stop ent...Read more

  4. The Great Reformed Church

    #4 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    The Great Reformed Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: Debrecen, Kossuth tér, 4026 Hungary

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The original structure dates back to 12th century and is one of the most significant church buildings of Hungary. The Saint Andrew Church was later constructed in 15th century. Though a large complex,...Read more

  5. MODEM Centre Of Modern And Contemporary Art

    #5 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    MODEM Centre Of Modern And Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: 4026 Debrecen, Baltazár Dezső tér 1

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located in the historical downtown of Debrecen, this is the biggest art gallery of the region and is dedicated to modern and contemporary fine art pieces. There are also some temporary exhibitions fro...Read more

  6. St Anne's Cathedral

    #6 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    St Anne's Cathedral

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: 4024 Debrecen, Szent Anna u. 15

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built between 1721 and 1746, this cathedral id dedicated Catholic Saint Anne. Beautiful altars, the statue of St. Stephen, Admirable frescos and stucco ornaments adorn this church.

  7. Reformed College

    #7 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Reformed College

    Tags: Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture , University

    Address: 4024 Debrecen Piac u. 20

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The oldest educational institution in Hungary, the reformed college dates back to 1538 and has immense educational, historical and political importance in Hungary. It is the historic site where the go...Read more

  8. Deri Museum

    #8 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Deri Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Debrecen, Déri tér 1, 4026 Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Considered as one of the most prominent history collections in Hungary, the Deri museum is located in a neo-baroque building and has separate sections dedicated to ethnography, archaeology, art and sc...Read more

  9. Reformed Small Church

    #9 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Reformed Small Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Tower

    Address: 4025 Debrecen, Révész tér 2

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Originally built in 1600, the church was rebuilt in 1727. With an unusual onion-shaped dome, the structure was distinct in Debrecen’s skyline. It was although destroyed in the wind-storm. It was...Read more

  10. Csokonai Theatre

    #10 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Csokonai Theatre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    Address: Debrecen, Kossuth u. 10, 4024 Hungary

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Explicitly decorated interiors, three tier gilts, ornamental ceiling with outstanding Frescos and chandeliers Csokonai theatre is in itself a beautiful structure to admire! A 19th century theatre, the...Read more

  11. Calico Jack Pub

    #11 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Calico Jack Pub

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Debrecen, Bem tér 15, 4026 Hungary

    Timings: 11:30 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Is having a good drink and having delicious food on our agenda? Welcome to Calico Jack Pub. Excellent food with superb service is what you will get at the restaurant. Pina Colada and mojito is what yo...Read more

  12. Kossuth Square

    #12 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Kossuth Square

    Tags: Square

    Address: Debrecen, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The main square of the city, it was handed over to public on 7th July 2001. A community space and a pedestrian zone, the square is the venue for many important events like Turkey days, Civis promenade...Read more

  13. Flower Clock

    #13 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Flower Clock

    Address: 4024 Debrecen, Baltazár Dezső tér

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The very first sundial and flower-clock of Debrecen, constructed in the memory of Calvin, on 500th anniversary of his birthday. It was unveiled on 10th of July- 40 days before the 40th Debrecen Flower...Read more

  14. Financial Palace

    #14 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Financial Palace

    Tags: Palace

    Address: 4024 Debrecen, Kossuth utca 12-14.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dating back to 1912, the plot originally occupied the house of György Komáromi Csipkés- the judge of the city. The house hosted the preparatory negotiations of the historic Treaty o...Read more

  15. Debrecen International Airport

    #15 of 108 Things To Do in Debrecen
    Debrecen International Airport Image

    Tags: Airport

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  • Déri Múzeum

    Déri tér 1

    Museums
  • Medgyessy Ferenc Emlékmúzeum

    Péterfia u. 28

    Museums
  • Modem

    Baltazár Dezső tér 1

    Museums
  • Nagytemplom

    Piac u. 4-6

    Museums
  • Hajdú-Bihar MegyeiMúzeumok Igazgatósága

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  • Debreceni Irodalmi Múzeum

    Borsos József tér 1

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  • Roncsbár

    Csapó u. 27

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  • Pálma Söröző

    Simonyi út 44

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  • Mokka Drink Bár

    Hal köz 3/a

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars Entertainment
  • IKON Restaurant & Lounge

    Piac u. 23

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  • Belga Étterem

    Piac u. 29

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  • Joyce's Irish Pub

    Laktanya u. 50

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  • Fórum Póker Club

    Csapó u. 30-32

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  • Szerencsejáték Zrt. 173. Sz. Lottózó

    Hősök Tere 3/A

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  • Hajdúszoboszlói Strandfürdő

    József Attila u. 1

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  • Országos Magyar Vadászkamara

    Péterfia u. 4 4. em

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Csali Butik Horgászbolt

    Tócóskert tér 1

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Hajdú-Bihar Megyei Horgászszervezetek Szövetsége - Debrecen

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  • Nagyerdei Stadion

    Nagyerdei park 12

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  • Oláh Gábor Utcai Sportcentrum

    Oláh Gábor u. 5

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  • Hódos Imre Rendezvénycsarnok

    Kassai út 32-34

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  • Oláh Gábor úti Sportcsarnok

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  • Debreceni Városi Ügyészség

    Attila tér 3

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  • Debrecen Templomkert

    4026 Debrecen Piac u. 4.-6

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