Puspokladany arboretum

Puspokladany arboretum

Opening hours: Weekdays 8-16 h, Friday 8-13h with car, by walking any time

Entrance fee: The area freely can be visited without entrance fee

Location: From road No 4 from West direction the arboretum entrance can be found at the left side corner next to the road

The Arboretum in Puspokladany for me was a total surprise. Puspokladany located in East Hungary near to Hortobagy area. Originally the area was a salty grassland, with a little forest. Entering the area I expect several trees and plants, but after several hundred meters walk I realise that the arboretum is part of a 407 hectare man planted forest. Real jungle can be found here with a 16m high viewpoint, two beautiful lakes, lots of thick vegetation with many birds, and I thought mammals, and other wildlife as well. Because of heavy raining we just check the arboretum area and a little from the outside forest, where the 9km appointed visitor route can be found. Lots of interesting trees and plants can be found in the area. In the forest area a camp is functioning. From the originally planted 1250 different tree and bush species approximately 450 tree and bush species remained. The arboretum area is 8 hectare. The arboretum has been founded in 1954.

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Alcsut arboretum


Alcsut arboretum

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Location: 8086 Alcsutdoboz. Access from Budapest: Bp-Biatorbagy-Etyek-Alcsutdoboz

The Alcsut arboretum located not very far from Budapest (50km from the city center), Alcsutdoboz is the next village after Etyek.

How to get there ?

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From Budapest: M1-M7 joint highway (7.4km), M1 highway that goes to Gyor (27.7km from the separation of the two highways, the right highway to choose) – Road No 1 (2.3km) this road is parallel with the highway at left side, needs to go the same direction away from Budapest – Road No 811 (7.6 km)

Opening hours :

Every day 10-18h in Spring, 10-16h in Winter


40 Hectare

No of species:

540 species of trees

Entrance fee :

700 Huf/person, 450 HUF/person, group 600/person(above 10 person)

Other :

Dogs not allowed

About Alcsutdoboz

Alcsutdoboz is a small enjoyable village, with good atmosphere. Alcsutdoboz has 1454 inhabitants according the 2009 survey. The huge arboretum is the main attraction here.


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Prince Jozef has been founded the Alcsut botanical garden in 1820. Arriving from Etyek the truly beautiful big Platan trees on the two sides of the road is the first attraction before Alcsut. The area of Etyek and Alcsutdoboz is beautiful with small hills, green areas, vineyards. The arboretum is a very nice naturally looking huge green area with several buildings, ruins, a lake with not so much artifical object, signs, etc. Although the small parking was full of cars when we arrive, we didn’t really met people in the huge green area. A nearby restaurant is a good possibility after finishing the walk between the beautiful trees, and flowers.

What can we see in the Alcsut arboretum ?

We can see lots of trees, flowers, several lakes, Neoclassical Castle ruin – can check in the above gallery, Neoclassical barn today is a school, Temples

Things to do and see nearby

Etyek is the obvious place nearby, Etyek is famous about wine-making, has a filmstudio, and a golf course. The area is quite nice with small hills, forests, and a beautiful alley from huge Plane trees between Etyek and Alcsutdoboz.

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Alcsut arboretum flowers
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Lakes in the arboretum
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Sarvar Hungary

Sarvar Hungary

Sarvar is a popular Spa city in West Hungary. Not a huge city, has a Castle as well, next to the River Raba, and there are many forests around. Quite popular destination in Hungary. There is an arboretum and boating lake as well in the middle sized town.

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Szarvas arboretum Hungary


Szarvas arboretum Hungary


5540 Szarvas, Arborétum u I. Külterület 9.

Opening hours :

Every day 8 – dusk


82 Hectare

No of species:

Plants: 1600 species of tree and bushes, 250 species of other plants, 211 species of fungus,120 No of birds species, bugs, and other animals.

Before we enter the garden the first thing we recognise here is the gate of the arboretum. This gate is a true masterpiece made by Sárossy Tibor. When I first see this gate I become very happy, I just liked it very much. Unfortunately we arrived here to visit in March, this way we cannot see the real potential of this arboretum, next time definitely come back in Spring or Summer. The area is quite huge, with all kinds of plants, flowers and trees. To make the garden more attractive several peacocks are walk in the garden among the visitors. To see this birds is a real adventure with their beautiful colours.(See in the gallery.) At the “back” of the arboretum a beautiful Koros backwater can be find.

Thing to see and do nearby:

Arboretum at Tiszakurt, Spa at Szarvas and Cserkeszolo, Koros backwater

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Tiszakürt Arboretum, Hungary

Location: 5471 Tiszakürt, Bolza gróf u 5.

Opening hours: Winter 8-14, March 8-16, April 8-17, 8-16

Area: 60 Ha

Number of plant species: app. 1000

The Tiszakürt arboretum situated next to the Tisza river. Hungary’s second biggest river flows just about 100m from the arboretums entrance. Because of this unique location and the flora and fauna of the garden, the arboratum’s area is a natural reserve in Hungary, belongs to the Hortobágy National Park.

The below pictures has been made in March, the situation is quite different is Spring or Summer.

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