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Calvary of Pilisvörösvár

A cache by fa-peti & Petyabácsi Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/22/2008
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

So here's the moment to hide my real first cache, because the others are just translations from hungarian :). This is a short classic traditional cache.
The location: Pilisvörösvár, 18 kms from Budapest.

A tiny history of the city:

The history of the city has begun in the Roman Ages which is proved by archeological researches. For example on the territory of the present-day Szabadságliget (Freedom Woods) was a military campsite of a roman legion.
Originally Pilisvörösvár has received its name in the "Turkish ages". In 1543 Lala Mustafa a turkish pasha built here a castle from red loam to protect the road between Pest & Esztergom.
The castle was glittered in red from far away. Therefore the turks have named the township as "kizil hiszár palankaszani (Vörösvár [hungarian] - Redcastle [english] ). The city has worn its name since 1901. In the 18th century, there was a great fame, which was the "post-road". This was built in 1749 for the enactment of Maria Theresa. The traffic started up first in 1752.
A so called "deliszánsz" (stage-coach line) ran here on schedule which had a station in the village until 1888 (at the place of the present-day town hall). On 16th November 1895, the first train has passed through Vörösvár on the Budapest - Esztergom steam-train line.
The city's hatchment: Hatchment
The homepage of Pilisvörösvár,
Interactive map

Creator of texts: Fogarasy-Fetter Mihály

So the tiny history ends here - The cache-description:

You can get here by train. Departing at Budapest-Nyugati pályaudvar (Weststation). Get off station: Szabadságliget. Estimated travelling time and costs in one-way: 44 minutes and 375 HUF (converted = 1,50 euro or 1,20 GBP).
Getting off station: N 47° 37.556' E 18° 53.640'

Cross the tracks go uphill and stop on the top at the chapel. You will find the cache 20 meters from here. Be careful when logging, and re-hide it exactly as you have found.

Major changes in the description by 11 May 2009:
  • The short text describes the cache briefly.
  • Main cache description was checked and some correction was made.
  • Changes and maintance were performed at the spot.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Tebhaq yriry.

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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