The Szántódpuszta Majorság welcomes all visitors!
The manor (demesne land) was renovated in the framework of GINOP-7.1.9-17-2018-00010 (The development of the buildings and creation of the visitor center Phase I of Szántódpuszta Majorság) grant.
Szántódpuszta belongs to Szántód, which was depopulated during the turkish occupation. The place also offers many opportunities for those, who are interested in cultural monuments. For the families have been built a nursing room, a family washroom, and the children will have an ideal experience with a playground and other outdoor activities. The interactive exhibitions are interesting for all ages. Horse riding services and hiking trails are also available in the surroundings of the manor for those who want to spend their time actively. The manor is an ideal location for school groups and group activities. Pilgrims can visit the St. Christopher’s Chapel and the historical exhibition, which also presents the sacred aspects of the manor and its relations with the Benedictine Abbey of Tihany. Festivals, events and themed days are also organized here.
With the help of exhibitions you can get a glimpse to the secrets of 19th-century life as if you had travelled back in time. Be part of manor’s everyday life and its events!
It’s one of the oldest building in the puszta (it’s like prairie/flat or slightly hilly area), which was already found on the map from the end of 18th century.
The small castle
The most prominent of the residential buildings in Szántódpuszta is the manor house, a mansion, that earlier the servants called castle – The small castle is located in the entrance of the manor.
No. 3. Ménescsárda (a kind of hungarian restaurant)
The Ménescsárda is located front of the small castle. Earlier it was the servant’s house, which was completely rebuilt during the renovation of the 1970s. From that time it operated as a restaurant, called Ménescsárda.
Öregcsárda (old restaurant)
This L-shaped residential house, which is one of the most beautiful building in the puszta according to its architectural style, is already mentioned in a memorandum from 1790s. This building is currently functioned as a restaurant.
In the Magtár, the “Wheat’s way” exhibition presents this raw material’s importance. First of all it was necessary because of the self-sufficiency of peasant households and their annual need for bread.
The small size stable was built in 1825, but prior to 1800s there was also a building in its place which aimed to keep animal. Currently the visitors can find here a petting zoo.