Ozora is a village in Tolna, Hungary, not far from famous lake Balaton. It has been notable since the Middle Ages, when Pipo of Ozora built a outstanding renaissance castle at this site by permission of Sigismund of Hungary in 1416.
Other places we know in Hungary
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Budapest - Known for architecture, castle; historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Siklós (Siklos) - Known for castle, museum
Sümeg (Sumeg) - Known for castle, museum, viewpoint
Szigliget - Known for fortress, ruines
Last reviewed: 22 July 2020
The Ozora castle was built in the 15th century by Filippo Buondelmonti degli Scolari (also known as Pippo Spano), Italian magnate, general, strategist and confidant of King Sigismund of Hungary.
Being one of the few Renaissance buildings, the castle is a real gem. The castle was able to survive through ages, despite of all the Ottoman – Hungarian Wars in the Middle Ages.
Currently, tastefully reconstructed and furnished Renaissance Ozora castle is a hidden gem in the region. The castle is well maintained, has lots of interesting things to see.
The castle provide a nice guided tour which starts with the medieval kitchen full of the fragrance of lavender. Then you get stuck again in the court under the renaissance loggia with lots of blooming plants and have to spend at least five minutes there to take photos.
The tour continues on the first floor with the bedroom, the throne room, the weapon room, the dining room and the chapel with a relic of St. George. All this is displayed with authentic furniture and accessories.
The second part of the exhibition brought us back to the Baroque. Even the smallest things are carefully designed and suit the atmosphere of the castle and the Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Ozora related tours
We at Monterrasol Travel welcome you to see Ozora during multi-day small group car tour. Contact us if you would like to customize your tour to Ozora.
We have developed several tours that visiting this beautiful place. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.
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