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Torley Mausoleum (GCTORL) Traditional Geocache

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adavid: virtual cache in hungary, doesnt seems to be traditional, beeing archived now.

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Hidden : 09/25/2003
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Seems to chapel, but not. This place is belongs to the famous hungarian champagne maker: Torley. It is a bit risky to go in, but if you trust others description you wont be disappointed.

Budafok (old name Promontor) is a district of Budapest. Jozsef Torley went to France when he was younger, and at Theophil Roederer, beside the work, he learnt how to make a champagne. At 1870 he has bottle his own drink at Reims. Some years later he came back, and he bought a place for house, vineyard, and a ram house. The first bottle was at 1882, this is the date of establishment. Actual place of the factory was moved at 1890.

The chapel like building is a cemetery for Jozsef Torley. It was constructed in a secession style between 1908 and 1909.
It contains a chapel and a crypt.The building is standing at the top of the garden.

How to get there?
from savoya square at budafok on Plebania street.The buiding is closed, but you can go in from the next parcel. The cache can be found next to the stairs.

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