Park Mojmírovce

Park Mojmírovce

The park and the manor house were part of Huňady´s manor. Park consisted of exotic trees, bushes and plants. It was one of the prettiest parks of Upper Hungary in that decade.

Type:
historical park / garden
Facilities:
National cultural monument
Style:
English-landscape park
Region:
Nitra
City/village:
Mojmírovce
Address/Location:
An extensive park is situated in a protected area in the middle of Mojmírovce. There is also placed a Baroque-classical manor house- Mojmírovce from the 18th century. The manor house is connected to the family of Huňadys.
Altitude:
140 m a.s.l.
Area:
3.4 ha
Nearby attractions:
arboretum “Tesárske Mlyňany”, Nitra
N 48.2066892
E 18.0609728
Disabled accessible
Car park
Dogs allowed
Toilets
Playgrounds
Café
Available for photography
Open parks and gardens weekend

History

Description of the park

The southern part of the park is composed in a natural landscape way. In front of the manor house, box trees with fountain amid are situated. The southern part is covered by forest cover without any marks from the previous structure of the landscape. Relief of the park is mainly flat with a valley with a canal. On the elevated place we may find a dendrological strangeness- Fraxinus excelsior ’Diversifolia’- a tremendous ash tree. A little watercourse served to water horses.
Farm yard which is situated in the middle of the complex is surrounded by the manor house and stables. The south- western building was renovated and turned into a furnace room.

 

What in the park grows and lives

The park is a part of bottomland forest. Those forests are situated in flood areas and often end under water. Plants and woods which grow there have adapted to water circulation and would not survive  if there was a lack of water. Bottomland forests need to be near watercourses or high groundwaters.

Typical bottomland trees are: poplar, oak, ash, alder, lime and elm trees. You may find there bushes just as: hackberry tree, Honeysuckles, common dogwood, viburnum and elder tree. Some of  the most occuring herbs: Glechoma hederacea, blackberries and lady's bedstraw. In the spring, some plants are in bloom before leaves on the trees grow.

Some of the original woods in the park are ash trees, huge limes, platans, an oak which look like a pyramid, beech with red leaves and Caucasian fir tree.

Current use

In 1974, consumer cooperative took ownership of the manor house and after some reconstructions were done, it became a place for hotel- Manor house Mojmírovce Ltd., Educational institute COOP, Inc. and Foundation Mojmírovce.

The stud farm was converted into a modern congress and hotel center. The reconstructed manor house turned into a restaurant, wine cellar, wine shop, training rooms, apartments and rooms and relax center. Space underground is used as a shooting range.

The manor house didn't lose its pomp. It's surrounded by a beautiful English landscape garden with a reconstructed fountain and oak statues of saints and patrons from Marek Žitňan.

The northern part was revitalized between 2011 and 2013. Some plants were removed and some decontaminated in order to help to stabilize the structure of the park. Wood chips were used to create a pathway and benches were added. The purpose of the revitalization was to bring back the original park arrangement and create a nice place for walking with view at the dominant features of the park and return its ecological and social function.

The southern building where the stable was placed, serves nowadays as a congress center. The greenhouse which was part of a southern part of the manor house was dismantled and sold. Nowadays, an indoor pool can be found at this place.

Park is a part of a hotel and serves as a relaxation zone not only for the hotel visitors but for citizens as well.

Contact

Recepcia hotela:

+421 37 77 98 201
+421 907 846 040

 

Plan your way

Park is situated in the middle of Mojmírovce and is reachable by foot, car or bus from Nitra.

Opening hours

Park is open non-stop.

Accessibility of the park

This park is accessible to the public!