Püspökladány is situated in the centre of the Great Hungarian
Plain (Nagy Alföld) on a small hill amoung the marshes at the meeting point of
three regions: Hortobágy, Nagysárrét, and Nagykunság.
It was an inhabited place already before our era, the
excavations on the Kincses-domb (Treasury Hill) are giving evidence of it. The
rests of the chapel from Árpád-age (they are to sec in the cemetery) the first
written certificate from the year 1351 are proving the oldness of the city. The
Karacs Ferenc Museum has lot of relics. This museum is named after a
Püspökladány borne cartographer: Ferenc Karacs.
The former agroculture city has got the rights of a modern
city in 1986. It had been the administrative, cultural, medical and trading
centre of the Nagysárrét region for many decades. Püspökladány has now 17.000
inhabitants, two middle schools, a court, police station and several financial
The national roads No. 4 and 42 are crossing the town, which
is an important exhange point also on the main railroads. The newly renowated
building of the railway station is more than 100 years old.
The water of the all year around open bath belongs to the
medical waters with iodine, which is good for lot of illnesses (e.g. Lumbolis
dorsalis sponyilsis). In the closest neighbourhood of the bath there is a
camping and a motel awaiting the guests of the city.
The farm Ágota-puszta has a real feeling of Hortobágy. The wooden bridge above
the Hortobágy-Berettyó-river is a famous sight of the environs.
The 74 years old unique arboretum in Wolf-Island Forest
(Farkas-sziget) is a curiosity. The afforestation of the salty areas started
here in 1924. The town offers for organised groups and families: accomodation,
biking, horse riding and couches.
The chores operating in the city (Haladás ÁFÉSZ and Csenki),
the children and youth folk dance groups, The Sárrét Folk Ansamble are leading
in their categories. The sculptor Mr. Lajos Győrfy has been acting in the city
for longer time. A lot of his works are decorating Püspökladány and other
The environs are rich of small wild animals, so the hunting
possibilities are excellent. The lakes in the south of the city are offering
nice time for anglers.
We are waiting all the visitors with great pleasure!