Siofok

Today Siofok is the capital of Lake Balaton, one of the most important tourist centres in Hungary. It has been made capital by its high level public transport, the several sculptures and monuments placed on public squares, the beautiful parks with blooming flowers and its shallow shore offering safe bathing to holiday-makers. The town 106 km far from Budapest can be easily reached by rail, road or air from every direction. Sourced with thanks from 9ccc.mke.org.hu Siofok is a town in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. The town is a cultural and touristical centre, and also has several beaches and a port. Siófok is one of the richest municipalities of Hungary, due to tourism. In Siofok, the river Sió flows out of the lake.

Imre Kalman, a Hungarian composer of operettas, was born in Siofok. Sourced with thanks from Wikipedia Siofok Today Siofok is one of the most important tourist centre, as it is said: "Siofok is the capital of Lake Balaton." It has been made capital by its public transport of high level and its shallow shore offering safe bathing to holiday-makers. Besides the mild water of the lake visitors coming here may enjoy the organized programmes and the Hungarian hospitality as well. The town itself is an open-air exhibition with its sculptures and monuments on public squares. (Among others one of the greatest Hungarian contemporary sculptor, Imre Varga who was born at Siofok, exhibited his sculpture of Imre Kalman, titled "Vanishing Time". In addition to the historic buildings,some modern churches offer an exciting sight by their queer architecture. Due to the development in recent years the town has become a site of flowers and parks. An outstanding park in town is the Millenium Park in front of the railway station. The town 106 kms far from Budapest can be easily reached by rail, road or air from every direction. Sourced with thanks from Siofok.hu

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