Kiskunmajsa is a sizable township in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.
Maria Theresa established the attractive settlement and was settled in the early 1740s, when the church, a mill, shops, pubs and a number homes were built.
In 1837, Majsa received town rights from King Ferdinand V and officially became a market town.
The main attractions of the town are the 1956 Museum (56-os Muzeum, the only museum in Hungary, dedicated to the 1956 Hungarian Freedomfight and it's heroes).
Across the road from the museum is the 1956 Memorial Chapel which also dedicated to the heroes of 1956.
The town also have a medicinal thermal spa, a waterpark, some notable architectural heritage and its folk traditions.
Kiskunmajsa also have the region's longest operating narrow-gauge railway.
Other sights include the György Konecsni Memorial Museum, the House of Regional Traditions.
Some of the regularly organised events are the pony carriage driving and horse jumping competition on the first weekend of August.
The Blessed Virgin Mary festival on 8th September or the weekend around it.
There's a Roman Catholic church built in the early 1800s in Baroque style at Main Square in town.
A local architectural feature are the 'sun ray' houses, a few remains today.
"The gable end of these houses is from wooden planks stained brown and divided into two.
The upper triangle represents the Holy Trinity, with the all-seeing eye of God in the centre which is attributed with warding off danger.
The lower field is decorated with panels."
(With many thanks Vendégváró.hu)
Area: 221.99 km² (85.7 sq mi)
Population: 12,089 (2005)
Postal code: 6120
Area code: 77
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