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Follow me, guys to the Forint!

Has the Forgó1 Bridge ever rotate? Did Mancs2 really bark at the Black Dog? How did we manage to make Forint of Korona? Did the tower guard of the theatre and the Villanyrendőr3 use to salute each other? If you want to know the answers, follow me, guys to the Forint.

 

[1] Besides a family name, “forgó” means rotating in Hungarian.
[2] Mancs was the name of a world famous recue dog of Miskolc.
[3] Villanyrendőr literally means electric policeman, it is a somewhat old-fashioned word referring to traffic lights, it is the popular name of a main intersection in the city centre of Miskolc.

Follow me, guys to the historic part of avas - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

Let’s climb the mountain following the tracks of prehistoric people and the looting Turkish, wine merchants and fervent preachers. Scientists only regard Avas as a hill, nevertheless it gives us direction, indicates time and can teach us about a lot of things.  Follow me, guys to the historic part of Avas.

Follow me, guys to the vasgyári colony in Diósgyőr - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

Industrial safari in the jungles of LKM (LENIN METALLURGICAL WORKS), wandering around in the streets of the once most impressive workers’ colony of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in the areas of “strekk”, the “Devil’s Ditch”, the Árnyaskert beer garden and the guest house. Follow me, guys to the Vasgyár district.

Follow me, guys to Kilián - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

The land that used to feed Bulgarian vegetable gardens and hemp plantations had a Secondary School built on it. Then came an observatory, a milk factory, the OTTHON Restaurant and numerous blocks of flats with parks and statues among them. The narrow track train clatters here and the Jewish cemetery needs helping hands. Follow me, guys to the Kilián district.

Follow me, guys to the Pereczes miner colony - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

Rows of red brick houses in the picturesque valleys of the Bükk Mountains. “Tündérkert” (The Garden of the Fairies) – as it was used to be called, with the open-air stage is where the legendary football game was won against Fradi1. See the perfectly designed large scale public buildings and smell the local legends in the fresh mountain air. Follow me, guys to Pereczes.

1One of the most famous national sports clubs

Follow me, guys to Győri Kapu - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

Where has the gate gone? Has there ever been one anyway? The worker’s throne and Saint Emeric, the Red Church and “Kőporos”. Where the blocks of flats mingle with detached houses you will find ancient and recently built churches along the stream of Szinva. Follow me, guys to the Győri Kapu district.

Follow me, guys to Görömböly - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

Wine cellars, horses grazing in the scenic slopes, the church on a hill, now idle old brick plants.

Stories about the pigeon men of the old “Mosoly” Bar. Follow me, guys to Görömböly.

Follow me, guys to Hejőcsaba - interactive urban tours and quiz contests

The park of the noble mansion and the banks of a stream, stories from the cement factory and the memories of alternative rock concerts. What did those punks want from Gárdonyi? Follow me, guys to Hejőcsaba.