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Biatorbágy (German: Wiehall-Kleinturwall) is a town in Pest County. The inner area of the town is located in the Zsámbék Basin, it is surrounded by the Buda Hills, its eastern part extends into the Budaörs Basin.

Understand[edit]

Biatorbágy was formed by the union of the villages of Torbágy in the north and Bia in the south in 1966. The villages were first mentioned in 1192 as Biua and Torbágyerdő. Biatorbágy was elevated to town status in 2007.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Trains  S10  and  S12  are available hourly from Budapest-Déli pályaudvar to Győr via Bicske, Tatabánya, Tata and Komárom. The journey from Budapest takes 21 minutes and costs 465 Ft.

1 Biatorbágy Train Station, Dózsa György utca 1, +36 1 349-4949, . Ticket office: 06:00–17:40. Biatorbágy railway station (Q21876893) on Wikidata

By bus[edit]

From Budapest to Biatorbágy: regional buses from Kelenföld vasútállomás  M4  are available hourly. The journey takes 32 minutes and costs 370 Ft.

Regional bus line network map of Southwest Pest County.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

Homm operates local buses in Biatorbágy. Daily ticket (in 2020): 250 Ft. Monthly pass (in 2020): 2500 Ft. Tickets cannot be purchased at the driver, you have to buy them online before the journey.

See[edit]

Biatorbágy[edit]

Biatorbágy Railway Viaduct
  • 1 Biatorbágy Railway Viaduct (Biatorbágyi vasúti viadukt). Technological monument, it is a great spectacle. The first bridge was built in 1883–1984, second one was in 1898. The newly built bridges defining elements of townscape, over the years, have become symbols of the town. The bridge over Fuzes creek valley 120–140 m (390–460 ft) wide and 20–25 m (66–82 ft) in height. Biatorbágy Railway Viaduct (Q56391098) on Wikidata
  • 2 Bechtold Swabian Heritage Museum (Bechtold Sváb Tájház, Bechtold Heimatmuseum), Fő utca 92, +36 23 787-391, . Apr–Oct: Tu 08:00–12:00, Th Sa 14:00–18:00. The exhibition shows the most pieces of the Ethnographic Collection as well as old family photos on the walls.
  • 3 Sándor-Metternich Mansion (Sándor-Metternich-kastély), Szentháromság tér 4. A Classicist monument, first a Baroque chateau built on the site. The new owner Baron Antal Sándor's son, Count Vince Sándor had built up the mansion in its present form in 1823. His son, Móric Sándor marriage led to the Metternich family took possession of the mansion. Presumably, the mansion is an early work of, – the most famous architect of Hungary of – József Hild. Today it is a school.
  • 4 Szily Mansion (Szily-kastély), Kálvin tér 4. It was built in the first half of the 18th century. Located on sloping terrain. A south-facing, U-shaped, Baroque building is designed a nice yard.
  • 5 Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church (Szűz Mária neve római katolikus templom), Dózsa György út 8, +36 23 311-411, . Built in Baroque style in the 18th century.
  • 6 Saint Anne Roman Catholic Church (Szent Anna római katolikus templom), Szentháromság tér 3, +36 30 351-6227, . Built in 1823 in Classicist stlye.
  • 7 Reformed Church (Református templom), Nagy utca 28, +36 23 310-310, . First mentioned in 1600. The Lord's Table made from white marble is more than hundred years old, the parish house is 110 years old and the building of the congregation is more than 130 years old.
  • 8 Ruins of Holy Cross Chapel (Szent Kereszt-kápolna romjai). The oldest architectural monument of the village was built at the end of the 13th century in late-Romanesque style. It was rebuilt many times. Located in the reformed cemetery.
  • 9 Nyakas-kő. Nice view to the surrounding area.
  • 10 Bolha Hill (Bolha-hegy). Nature conservation area, it has a rock steppe with special steppe flora.

Further afield[edit]

Wine Cellars in Páty

In Páty:

  • 11 Reformed Church (Református templom), Templom tér, Páty. Built in 1783 in Late-Baroque style.
  • 12 Roman Catholic Church (Római katolikus templom), Páty. Built in 1783.
  • 13 Várady Mansion (Várady-kastély), Rákóczi Ferenc utca 37, Páty. Built in 1825 in Classicist style.
  • 14 Wine Cellars (Pincesor), Páty. Most of the cellars were built in the 19th century.
  • 15 Pál Csergezán Observation Tower (Csergezán Pál-kilátó), Páty. Nice view from the top of Nagy-Kopasz hill, the highest point of the Buda Hills. Free to visit. (Q25456769) on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Events[edit]

  • Our May Day (A mi majálisunk). In May.
  • Cellar Days in Páty (Pátyi pincenapok), Páty. In June.
  • Town Festival (Városünnep). In June.
  • Angyalfia Fair (Angyalfia vásár). In December.

Buy[edit]

Swabian Heritage Museum

Eat[edit]

This page uses the following price ranges for a typical meal for one, including soft drink:
Budget Under 2100 Ft
Mid-range 2100 Ft2900 Ft
Splurge Over 2900 Ft

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Sándor-Metternich Mansion

Splurge[edit]

Drink[edit]

Cafes[edit]

Reformed Church in Biatorbágy

Pubs[edit]

Sleep[edit]

This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
Budget Under 14,000 Ft
Mid-range 14,000 Ft17,000 Ft
Splurge Over 17,000 Ft

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Pál Csergezán Observation Tower on the top of Nagy-Kopasz hill
  • 3 Forrás Guesthouse, Kossuth Lajos utca 91, Páty, +36 20 554-2273. Check-in: 12:00, check-out: 10:00. 2 rooms. Double room: 16,000 Ft.

Splurge[edit]

Connect[edit]

Biatorbágy's postal code is H-2051, and its telephone area code is 23.

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