Sásd

Hungary

Sásd city ​​in Baranya county . It isthe seat ofthe county’s Hegyháti district . The city is located in a sunny, open valley, about halfway between Pécs and Kaposvár , about 35 kilometers from both, along the main road 66 . It is located more than 15 kilometers south of Dombóvár , connected to it by the main road 611 . It is located 20 km from hops .

It also passes through the city on the Pusztaszabolcs – Pécs railway line and the Dombóvár – Komló railway line , their common station, Sásd railway station , is located north of the city center.

The Baranya Canal flows through its administrative territory , east of the inner city.

History 

Sásd and its surroundings were already inhabited in the Bronze Age , and Bronze Age cremation graves were excavated in its territory . In Roman times, a trade route passed through it.

The name of the settlement was mentioned in the papal tithe register as early as 1332 . In the 14th century it was owned by the Dombai family , later the Werbőczys were also owners here.

During the conquest , the Turks built a palisade here. In the post-conquest period it was a customs place, later it became the property of palatine Pál Eszterházy as part of the Dombóvár estate.

Sights

  • Roman Catholic Church with a statue of St. John of Nepomuk.
  • Reformed house of prayer
  • Cemetery chapel: located in an old cemetery in the center of the village. Sculpture garden with a World War II memorial, a headboard .
  • Heroes’ Square: in the city center.
  • Cultural Center and Library
  • Turul statue 

Contact

Office
email
titkarsag@sasd.hu
address
7370 Sásd, Dózsa György utca 32
phone
+36 72 576-520