Battonya

Battonya city in the Southern Great Plain region, Békés county , Mezőkovácsháza district .

Sights

  • Roman Catholic (Holy Trinity) Church: Originally built as a single tower in 1814 , the classicist style church was rebuilt into two towers between 1934 and 1938 in neo-baroque style, dr. Based on the plans of Zoltán Pozsonyi. His altarpiece and frescoes were painted by Pál C. Molnár .
  • Earthworker Movement Monument: Built by Barna Búza in 1981 to commemorate the 1891 uprising.
  • Bust of Sándor Petőfi : Also the work of Búza Barna.
  • World War I memorial.
  • II. World War II memorial: the work of Sándor Návay.
  • Freedom Monument: built in 1974 by Madarassy Walter. It depicts the release of a captive bird.
  • Serbian Orthodox Church: 1778 – 79 was built in late Baroque style. A single-aisled, semicircular sanctuary building with a facade tower. His iconostasis , made in 1820 , was carved by János Bantkó, and his paintings were painted by Sava Petrovic and Dusan Aleksic.
  • Stone cross: made in 1827 , in empire style.
  • Romanian Orthodox (St. George’s) Church: Built in 1909 in a romantic style. On its main façade, above the gallery, rises a copper-clad tower. Its iconostasis was carved by Ioan Cortîrla and Aurel Cortîrla, and its icons were created by B. Delliomini.
  • Romanian Orthodox Parish: Magdu Lucián, a poet and film director born in the house.
  • Greek Catholic (St. Nicholas) Church.
  • City Hall: Built in 1890 . Towering, Art Nouveau building. The first floor and the fire tower were built on it in 1910 .
  • Statue of Attila József : The work of Kristóf Kelemen.
  • Bust of Mikes Kelemen by Wheat Barna.
  • Casino: Built around 1885 in neo-renaissance style. There is a ballroom in the upstairs central chrysanthemum with decorative painting on the ceiling.
  • Reformed Church: Built in 1884 in an eclectic style. Single-nave, single-tower building.
  • Evangelical church.
  • Pál C. Molnár Memorial House: Built in neoclassical style. A permanent exhibition presenting donated paintings of the painter’s hometown.
  • Bust of Pál C. Molnár: The work of Wheat Barna.
  • Templomrom: XI. Remains of a 19th century Romanesque round church built of brick . The sanctuary part of the base wall was destroyed by a road ditch.
  • Jewish Cemetery: The large Jewish cemetery was buried from the early 1800s to the 1960s . Most of the members of the city’s former affluent bourgeoisie, lawyers, wholesalers, doctors, craftsmen, intellectuals, and members of the Kohn, Heim, Grosz, Schwacz, Berg, Klein, Koch families rest in the carefree, fenced graveyard . On the edge of the graveyard, in its ruins, still stands the mortuary building built during the millennium .
  • Roman Catholic ( St. Michael ‘s) Cemetery Chapel.
  • SOS Children’s Village: 1986 . September 27, opened the first of 12 traditional-style building in the Hungarian village children, providing family upbringing abandoned or orphaned children. The establishment of the institution Frigyes Puja due to the foreign minister’s intervention as well. Its battons were later built in Kecskemét and Kőszeg .
  • Bust of Hermann Gmeiner: The bust of the professor who started the family-style child rescue movement was made by László Marton .
  • Battonya Thermal Bath: The town has a thermal water beach open from May to September. With 2 swimming pools, 1 swimming pool and 1 thermal pool.

Sports 

  • The football team of the Battonya Physical Practitioners Circle (BTK), founded in 1908 , won the Békés County Championship II. is in its class.
  • Battonya Chess Association.
  • Battonya Gödrösök Sport Fishing Association. 
  • Friendship Sports Association Battonya – taekwon-do and kick-boxing sections

Contact

Mayor Csaba Boros
email
polgarmester@battonya.hu
address
Battonyai 5830 Battonya, Main Street 91.
phone
68 / 456-122