The city runs a special train for tourists: it is the most convenient and inexpensive way of sightseeing.The most striking architectural and historical attraction is the castle of the Festetics family, one of the largest and most beautiful in Hungary. It was built on the model of famous French palaces in 1745 in Baroque style. Luxury decoration of its interiors is not inferior to its architectural design. The many rooms of the Palace are replete with pictures of famous masters, and exquisite furniture. Here you can see a wonderful collection of Hungarian weapons from different historical periods, and a collection of books, which has about 100 000 volumes, admirable as it contains many unique tomes and books autographed by the authors. Visit to the castle will not only get a visual pleasure, but also to get an idea about the life of the Hungarian nobility of the 18th-19th centuries.
The English Park around the Palace is a masterpiece of landscape design and is recognized as a nature protection area.