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Herend Porcelanium

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Address: Kossuth Lajos utca 144., Herend 8440, Hungary
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+36 88 261 144

Visitors are offered a variety of activities including a factory tour,...

Visitors are offered a variety of activities including a factory tour, porcelain-making demonstrations plus a visit to the Herend Museum.

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Lake Balaton and Herend Porcelain Manufactory from Budapest
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Great interesting tour

Worth a visit, take the detour. Recommended educational tour for all ages, clearly explaining every step involved, and in English of course!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darryl C
Ta' l-Ibrag, Malta
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Ta' l-Ibrag, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit, take the detour. Recommended educational tour for all ages, clearly explaining every step involved, and in English of course!

Thank Darryl C
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful half-day in Herend Porcelanium. There is a great option: a combination ticket --> You can get in the Porcelain Museum, Mini manufacture and cafe. Since it was Easter, there was an interesting activity for kids, but also for adults. It was actually really cool. The porcelain pieces are beautiful. The manufacture gives you a quite interesting... More 

Thank bartamas
Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are anywhere in the vicinity, a visit to the Herend factory and museum is a must, even if fine porcelain is not your cup of tea. It's a fascinating place, one where you can get up close to the artisians as they hand paint some of the exquisite items made on the site. Herend Porcelain is known, and... More 

Thank yankeefan730
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a stop on my way to lake Balaton , I like it because I personally enjoy ceramic. It's a manufacture create a lot beautiful dining set for the royal , they even did for the gift from Hungry to prince William and Kate which is awesome.

Thank Mguan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Ever wondered how porcelain is made? Here you can see it. The short intro movie is rather a surreal ad, but never mind. As you go on, each phase of the porcelain making process is shown by the workers of the Herend Porcelain Manufacture. When they are not doing this show, the workers produce those amazing pieces sold at the... More 

Thank Ch3rryPick3r
Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Glamorous china. It was interesting to see how the porcelain is produced, and painted. Beautiful museum for a cheap price. At the end you are offered a good caffee from Herend's china cups.

Thank Leslie6006
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Porcelanium includes the factory museum and a display manufacture, which you can tour. You can visit the museum of the manufacture on your own, here you can see amazing pieces of porcelain ranging from cups to huge vazes. You're guided through the factory's history explaining the biggest customers and how the different patterns of the Herend Porcelain evolved over... More 

Thank Fotos82
Baytown, Texas
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We decided to visit Herend to see the porcelain factory. We checked on hiring a driver. When we were told cost it was to high for our liking we said do it by ourselves. We left Rivi train station to Herend after 3 trains and one bus got there. We walk from train station is about 15 minutes. I would... More 

Thank texantraveler42
Orange County, CA
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

As an American I had not heard of Herend before travelling to Hungary but I'm glad we stopped and checked out the factory. The tour was well done, with a movie and working examples of the stages of production - forming, painting, etc. The guide ( and everyone else ) spoke very good English. The museum was nice and it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

For the price was payed we had an amazing tour around the factory started with a 3D movie then walk around to show us step by step, how Herend porcelains are made. Those highly professional people in the processing and that such a detail oriented, punctual, particular and long hand work with every china made them very special and can... More 

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