Legends of the miraculous Lake Hévízi

Legends of the miraculous Lake Hévízi

The Vice Captain of the fortress of Pápa – called Peter Huszar – received a prophecy from a gipsy lady. The prophecy said that Huszár could only overcome Ali Koppány Turkish/Ottoman military inspector if he takes a bath in the miraculous water of the Lake Hévízi before the battle. The vice captain did so and his victory was guaranteed.

Author : Haasz Zoltan
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The legend of the echo and the goat hooves of Tihany

The legend of the echo and the goat hooves of Tihany

Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess. No matter how far men were coming from to admire her beauty no one could have a word with the maid as she was mute. She grazed her flock of golden haired goats on the hills surrounding the hill of Tihany.

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Tagged on : goat , King of the Waves , shell
Building of an ancient channel between the Tisza and the Danube rivers

Building of an ancient channel between the Tisza and the Danube rivers

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.

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Tagged on : Avars , marriage , river bed
The legend on the origins of the River Tisza

The legend on the origins of the River 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.

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Tagged on : River , Saint Peter
The story of Csontrét (Bone Meadow) of Velence

The story of Csontrét (Bone Meadow) of Velence

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.

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Tagged on : bones , meadow