PIG SLAUGHTER SAUSAGE FESTIVAL
Posted by Eszter Hermann · Nov 9, 2014

Visit the Hungarian Railway Museum and its huge park between 14-16 November and experience Hungary’s latest, most original gastronomic sensation.

Delicious pork dishes, freshly made sausages and interactive programs – that’s what Pig Slaughter Sausage Festival offers on 100 000 m² for 3 days. Each day, organizers will prepare a variety of family and adult programs like petting zoo with numerous animals or presenting indigenous Hungarian species (racka sheep, mangalitsa, grey cattle, etc.).

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This year, all of the pig breeds can be seen at the renovated Water Tower Park. Organizers arrange a huge farmers market: wine street, pálinka street, arts and crafts street, folk art street and a sausage village as well. Every day, there will be a live pig slaughter (free of blood and pig cries, of course) with meat processing demonstrations held in the evening to start the night programs. Therefore it’s not only a perfect occasion to eat the best meat products of Hungarian gastronomy, but also to witness the centuries-old ritual of a Hungarian pig slaughter, in a sophisticated way.

photo:disznotoroskolbaszfesztival.hu

In addition, you can also take a walk in Europe’s largest railway history park where you can see almost 100 railway monuments: steam engines, locomotives, rail cars, what’s more, visitors will also have the opportunity to ride an actual steam engine. Not behind the engine in a wagon but sitting next to the train driver.

Date: 14-16 November 2014

Place: Hungarian Railway Museum, 95 Tatai Street, 1142 Budapest

Tickets: for adults: 2500 HUF; for kids (under age 14): 1500 HUF

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