Legends of monsters living in River Tisza Supernatural creatures of usually hideous appearance would prey on fishermen and swimmers of the River Tisza.
Attila the Hun was buried in the Tisza River’s bed Attila the King of the Huns was buried in the River Tisza at the place where the river diverged into two branches. One of them was closed so that all the water should flow into the other branch.
The King of the Avars started to build a trench from the Tisza river to the Danube In numerous settlements alongside the Tisza river the legend still prevails that the river used to flow in a different bed, that is, the original place of the water is often kilometres away from the current Tisza.
A legend explaining why River Tisza is meandering so much As the legend of origin says, at the creation of the world, all the rivers had their beds except for the lonely Tisza, who was unhappily lamenting on being forgotten.
How pagans killed Bishop Gellért Saint Gellért on of the first bishops was killed 1047 as from the hill of Kelenföld – which is the present-day Gellért Hill – he was rolled down to the River Danube on a cart by the pagans.
Ship wrecks full of gold lie in the bend of the Danube River Village people alongside the Danube River has several legends of wrecks, treasures trunks and fishermen who suddenly became rich.
Remains of a Roman fortress in the Danube Folk tradition has preserved the Rock of Bölcske („bölcskei-szikla”) in the River Danube for centuries, as an underwater reef and a good place to catch fish
The legend of a great Hungarian King – Mátyás/Matthias – elected on the ice of the Danube river at Budapest
Bones and small findings washed out from the soil at springtime at the Town of Velence Csontrét (Bone Meadow) is at the Lake Velencei, at northern edge of the town of Velence. It is said that the bones regularly washed out are the remnants of bitter memories from the previous centuries.
A mermaid inhabits the banks of the Guadiana River (including table of Tamborríos and the Encomienda Castle), and with her beauty and charming singing attracts unwary men who eventually drown in the river....
A beautiful, powerful and lonely woman lives in the mountains, just going down the river to fetch water. When the mood comes upon her, she drags men off to her cave to have sex with them before killing them.
A Gipsy bandit, after robbing two merchants in Monfragüe, is pursued by some civil guards. When he arrives to the cliff, he doesn’t want to be chased and jumps over the cliff, with so much strength that he actually gets to reach the other side of the river.