Best things to do in Balassagyarmat
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“This is a lovely botanical garden and mini zoo. It includes a petting zoo and a few wild and exotic animals (kangaroos, board, deer). Fabulous for a nice walk in the shade with kids. ”
“the newly renovated main square of Balassagyarmat. 2018 summer programs: 27-29.07.2018 Palóc Traditions Days 29.07.2018 Palóc Farewell to St. Anne's Honor 20.08.2018 The greatest national holiday for Hungarians, celebrated with day-long festivities followed by spectacular fireworks throughout the country. August 20th commemorates the foundation of the Hungarian state, it's like Hungary's 4th of July. Also called as St. Stephen's Day, remembering Stephen I, the first king of Hungary and founder of the Kingdom of Hungary, who was canonized on August 20th, 1083 by Pope Gregory VII. In Balassagyarmat we celebrate this day with concerts, family programs and fireworks in the main square.”