Tihany

Tihany is a village on the northern shore of on the Tihany Peninsula. The whole peninsula is a historical district. The center of the district is the Benedictine Tihany Abbey, which was founded in 1055 AD by András I, who is buried in the crypt.

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Pajtás was a steam-powered passenger ship manufactured in 1918, by Schlick-Nicholson shipyard in . is situated 4½ km north of Tihany. Photo: Zugló Sipos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Balatonfüred is a resort town in Veszprém county, in , with a population of 13,000, situated on the northern shore of . is situated 5 km north of Tihany. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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Zamárdi is a famous holiday town in , known for its beaches at and for its music festivals during the summer. is situated 5 km southeast of Tihany. Photo: Civertan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Balatonföldvár is a popular resort town in , , on the southern side of , approximately 120 km southwest from and about 23 km southwest from , the "capital of Balaton". is situated 7 km south of Tihany. Photo: Wiki-wuki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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