Debrecen is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Debrecen one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Debrecen is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Debrecen or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Debrecen. Explore the historical monuments of Debrecen with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Debrecen guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Debrecen page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Debrecen landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Debrecen.
#1 of 6 Historical Places in Debrecen | Added 4312 times in trip plans
Debrecen, Kossuth tér, 4026 Hungary
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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, it was destroyed in 16th century by fire. The church was thus renovated repeatedly.
The great church has a seating capacity of 1800 is rightly consid...
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4024 Debrecen Piac u. 20
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 government of Hungarian revolution assembled in 1848-49 and the prayer hall of the college was also the birthplace of democratic Hungary.
The college li...
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Debrecen, Déri tér 1, 4026 Hungary
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 sciences. The permanent exhibitions include: The history of Debrecen from the 13th century until the Reform Era, The art of Mihaly Munkacsy, the Deri-co...
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4025 Debrecen, Révész tér 2
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 repaired and was again destroyed with a bigger wind-storm later.
The architects then refurbished the church tower into a bastion like form which gives the church its name of truncated church.
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4024 Debrecen, Kossuth utca 12-14.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 of Szatmar in 1711. This event is commemorated in a black marble in the entry hall of the building.
A site for many other iconic events in the past, the palace is worth observing!