Relaxation and entertainment in Nagyvázsony
The chapel which can be seen in the background was being built in 1796. The photo was taken on the Nagyvázsony cultural days. They organize several interesting programs at this time.
The village is first mentioned in a charter of 1233. Its name comes from the Váson clan, a dynasty which died out in 1472. King Matthias then gifted the estate to his favourite follower Pál Kinizsi, the military leader who had once been a miller's hand, a hero of legendary strength who defeated the Turkish. Kinizsi had it built into a residential castle.
During the Turkish occupation Nagyvázsony acted as a border fortress. In the 1700's it functioned as a manorial prison, then it was turned into a distillery for pálinka (Hungarian spirit) until it later became a home to elderly domestic servants.
By the 19th century the buildings around the keep had collapsed. The excavations of the Kinizsi Castle began in 1954. Among the old walls castle tournaments are held in the summer as a tourist spectacle.
The Pauline monastery and church were built by Pál Kinizsi from the spoils of the victorious Battle at Kenyérmező in the mid-1480's. The ruins can still be seen in the village.
The mansion of the area's last landlords, the Zichy family, was built in the 18th century and still stands. Its protected ancient park of 12 hectares has rarities like the 32-metre high, 200-year old trees.(Source: Vendégváró)
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lakshmip1949 (19110) 2011-06-27 2:54
Lovely sideview of the chapel with the sculpture. Very nice green grass with people enjoying the warm sun. Very nice colorful shot.
snunney (80619) 2011-06-27 3:43
An attractive lively composition depicting these festivities. The little chapel makes a very interesting backdrop. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the image well presented.
besnard (52467) 2011-06-27 3:53
Un bon cliché clair et lumineux avec une prise en contre-plongée qui met en valeur cette petite chapelle. Cet endroit a l'air trčs fréquenté et celŕ se comprend.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
sandpiper (6788) 2011-06-27 3:54
A very pleasant scene with these people enjoying themselves in the lush grass. Interesting architecture in the church.
jjcordier (74512) 2011-06-27 3:57
Une scčne animée trčs plaisante ŕ admirer. une jolie composition oů on apprécie également couleurs et lumičre.
TopGeo (38192) 2011-06-27 4:32
Great photo,George! perfectly balanced framing and composition, amazing perspective! Excellent light management, wonderful colours!place, sky,of daily life,note, beautiful moment, excellent photo! Great composition and framing, great depth of field! Best Regards
francio64 (38276) 2011-06-27 5:24
immagine molto animata e ben colorata, sicuramente grazie alla buona gestione della luce che esalta la resa cromatica.
Buono il formato rettangolare che riempie bene la scena.
dta (64142) 2011-06-27 5:38
Hello George ,
Like a lot the scene . All the people who enjoy this superb sunny day . Also , a fine chapel and a splendid sky .
holmertz (38607) 2011-06-27 8:54
People really seem to enjoy this sunny day, and what a lovely place for some outdoor relaxation. In a place like this in Sweden, everybody would be sitting down in the grass drinking coffee, but I can't see what they are doing here. Still it is a very enjoyable view and the colours are perfect. The whole frame of the photo is nicely filled with interesting details.
saxo042 (37054) 2011-06-27 9:04
A very pleasant scne with all the people here enjoying themselves in the grass. The little fortified church behind them is indeed very interesting too. Was the distillery in that particular building? What an history!
jlbrthnn (79791) 2011-06-27 9:21
This small church is remarkable. The presence and the activity of people, young people and less young, is pleasant to see. I like the note which one more time hints at the historic past and of the military and cultural resistance in the invasion. An image realized perfectly. Bravo.
Have a nice day
adores (35054) 2011-06-27 9:47
A photo so full of life! It's a good daily scene that you framed very well, placed the old church in background.I like those big clouds. Dof and colours are very good also!
vasilpro (40881) 2011-06-27 12:12
Wonderful day, beautiful place, an excellent combination to enjoy the relax, lovely light and colors, a pleasant scene full of life.
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
bema (26289) 2011-06-27 12:18
a nice place for relaxation and entertainment..like a lot that relaxed mood of the crowd of peolple, perfect colors and a good pov, too..
thanks for sharing, see you around, Bernd
Graal (95982) 2011-06-27 22:47
Jó napot George,
an interesting rural reportage. Yes, relaxation I see and nice church in BG. Well informations and done photo.
Have a nice day.
JFS (32459) 2011-06-27 23:04
Great atmosphere here, excellent presentation, lots of details. Perfectly observed. thanks George!
npecanhuk (62498) 2011-06-28 5:56
Pleasant moment for all those people there!
Lovely picture with excellent photo quality!
TFS - congrats,
Silvio1953 (118221) 2011-06-28 11:15
Ciao George, lovely little church in a beautiful composition with a lot of people, wonderful natural colors, fantastic sky, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jemaflor (82098) 2011-06-28 12:18
Good pov, very well captured, interesting brightness and colors, nice architecture.
Bluejeans (64247) 2011-06-28 12:23
Ola George ,
Lugar bem movimentado com estas pessoas neste jardim , muito bonita a pequena capela , boa cores e luz , bom contraste de cores, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
dkmurphys (47666) 2011-06-29 0:37
Splendid relaxation day. A fine place, wonderful atmosphere. Good capture, enjoy the day as much as they did :P
siamesa (27731) 2011-06-29 7:16
Bom dia George
Very nice scene that you registered. Joy and peaceful surely.
Very good point of view .
elkab (4951) 2011-09-16 10:54
Very moody daily life scene with attractive composition. Very natural behaviours and activity of the peoples. Nice light management and beautifull colors.
- Copyright: George Rumpler (Budapestman) (82620)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-05-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Pentax K10D
- Exposure: f/6.7, 1/180 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-06-27 2:16