Top Historical Places in Kaposvar

Are you looking to explore the history of Kaposvar through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Kaposvar including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Kaposvar. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Kaposvar ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Kaposvar, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Kaposvar for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Kaposvar with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Rippl Ronai Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Educational Site

    One of the most celebrated artists of all times, Jozef Rippl-Ronai is the father of Hungarian art. Born above the famous Gold Lion Pharmacy in Kaposvar in 1861, Rippl Ronai was a pharmacy student by education but later studied painting at the Academy. Later he moved to Paris on grant basis to study painting from Munkacsy a realist painter. Rippl- Ronai’s intrinsic and creative techniques ...Read more
  2. Rippl-ronai Memorial House And Visitor's Centre

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Memorial

    Kaposvar is a city of integrated art and is home to many artists. Rippl-Ronai is one such artist who has further put the city on every artist’s and art-lover’s must-see wish list. In a city intensely subjected to wars and economical mayhems in history, the artist’s contribution is considered as one of the highlights of the era. His rather unusual painting techniques like &lsqu...Read more
  3. Golden Lion Pharmacy

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Built in 1774, the Golden Lion Pharmacy is known for its Baroque architecture. This style of architecture is characteristic of 16th century Italy. The famous painter Rippl-Ronai was born above this pharmacy. The pharmacy is functional to this day and adds to the artistic ambience of the city.
  4. Cathedral Of Kaposvar

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Situated on the Kossuth square, the Church of our Lady was given the status of the ‘Cathedral’ in 1993. The cathedral is known for its neo-romanesque architecture. Built between 1737- 1744, the church was later consecrated around 1886. The church has a gothic ambience with a rich history. The famous sculptor Jeno Bory contributed to the church by sculpting St Mary, St Joseph and St ...Read more
  5. Ruins Of Benedictine Monastery Of Kaposszentjakab Village

    Tags: Hotel, Museum, Outdoors, Village

    The ruins of Benedictine are the oldest monuments in Kaposvar and date back to 1061. They are located in the village of Benedictine Monastery of Kaposszentjakab (5 kilometers away from the Ripple-Ronai Museum in Kaposvar). The ruins are of an earlier octagonal chapel and monastery. The Hungarian Palatine established a Benedictine Monastery here in the same year, thus commencing the introduction...Read more
  6. Vaszary Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Monument, Street Market, Street Food

    The gallery is named after Janos Vaszary- Hungary’s famous painter and graphic artist. Born in 1867, Janos Vaszary is perhaps one of the most intense iconic figures in Hungary- having served as a correspondent on the Serbian front, making his imagery more dramatic. His resting place is Tata, but his name is used for many monuments, streets and institutions throughout the country. The Vasz...Read more
  7. Somogy County Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Historical Site, Lake

    The Somogy County museum is located approximately 50 kilometres south of Lake Balaton. Formerly known as the ‘City Hall’, the Somogy County Museum is an amalgamation of ethnic artefacts marking the history of Somogy County along with an exuberant collection of 20th century Hungarian art donated by Odon- brother of famous Hungarian painter Jozsef Rippl-Ronai. The museum houses perman...Read more
  8. Berzsenyi Museum Park

    Tags: Museum, Park, Memorial, Monument

    Named after the famous poet Daniel Berzsenyi, the park was developed between 1927 and 1929. The poet was perhaps one of the most contradictory personalities in the history of Hungary. He was a farmer by profession but wished to live in close proximity to Hungarian Literature. This contradiction often added to his bitterness which was reflected in his work. The park bears a monument for the famo...Read more
  9. Central Kaposvar

    Tags: Hotel, Art And Culture, Church, Historical Site

    Central Kaposvar is a prominent tourist centre. The circle lines all the shops, eateries, cafes, restaurants and hotels. The church and town hall at the circle are tourist favourites all day long. A beautiful place to take a walk, at night the church, town hall and fountains are lit up offering an intimate ambience to all its inhabitants. After shopping for Hungarian souvenirs, tourists are oft...Read more
  10. Somogy Sports Museum

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Located 10 minutes away from the Rippl-Ronai Memorial, the Somogy Sports Museum showcases relics, trophies, sport equipment etc. of some of the best Hungarian sportsmen. Kaposvar is home to Olympians and is known as the ‘Sports Capital’ of Hungary. Established in 1996, the museum exhibits medals, cups, trophies, sportswear along with historic documents and photos which interest spor...Read more