Jászberény

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Jászberény is a small town in the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county of Hungary.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

(slower, but train only): Take the train to Hatvan then transfer towards Szolnok - you'll reach Jászberény in about 100 minutes.

(faster, but requires bus transfer): Take the train to Szolnok and get off when you reach Nagykáta. There's a bus from Nagykáta to Jászberény every 30 minutes.

By bus[edit]

Buses towards Jászberény depart from the Stadionok Autóbuszpályaudvar, nearly every hour every day (usually from stop 4).

By car[edit]

The main roads 31 and 32 cross the town, which is about 80kms far from Budapest.

Get around[edit]

On foot or by car, this is a small town. The local bus transport is available, but you'll find it very limited.

See[edit]

  • "Lehel's horn" is at display in Jászberény, in the Museum of Jász. This is a Byzantine ivory horn from 10-11th century and most probably not the same as the horn from the myth.
The horn of Lehel, kept in Jászberény
  • Town Center: built by the architect Mihály Pollack who also built the Hungarian National Museum
  • Hamsa Museum
  • Jászberény Zoo: Unique events every hour of live-feeding animals, or walk with penguins!

Do[edit]

  • Visit the Museum of Jász
  • Visit the several churches of Jászberény
  • Catch a movie or a play at the Malom Filmszínház
  • Visit the Jászberény Zoo
  • Go for a swim in one of the two places you can.
  • Walk around the town.

Buy[edit]

Things related to the town can be bought in the Museum of Jász.

Eat[edit]

There are several restaurants around the town - ask anyone in town to get directions for the nearest one.

  • Viktórió Pizzéria
  • River Étterem és Bowling club
  • Arizona Steak House

Drink[edit]

There are several pubs and restaurants around town, although the night life consists of teens mostly.

Sleep[edit]

There are several places to stay: Hotel Lehel Gyöngye***, Hotel Touring**, River Bowling club Apartments & Restaurant, Aranysas fogadó or the Jóbarát fogadó.

Stay healthy[edit]

Drug stores can be found around town easily. The town houses a large hospital, the Szent Erzsébet Hospital.

Go next[edit]

There are several neighboring Jász' villages to visit.

Jászberény, the second-largest settlement in the county. (Szolnok is the largest, Törökszentmiklós is the third-largest)

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