Leisure Time

We want to help you get the most out of your Debrecen Experience so we have collected the main things you can see and do or where you can eat and drink while you are here in Debrecen.


Places to visit

Csokonai Forum: Csokonai National Theater is one of the finest repertory theaters of the country outside the capital.

Agora Science Centre: The region’s one-of-a-kind attraction offers exciting adventures and lifelong experiences to all age groups.

MODEM Center of Modern & Contemporary Art: MODEM is one of Central Europe’s greatest museums of modern and contemporary art.

Aquaticum Spa: The spa complex offers an entire unit of medical facilities and a wide range of specialist consultations to guests who seek regeneration, healing, or relaxation.

Déri Museum: The museum is most famous for being the home of the greatest works of one of Hungary’s most famous and celebrated artists, as well as the huge collection of other items.

Reformed Great Church: Debrecen’s symbol is one of the nation’s largest Reformed churches, a building of major historical significance. 

Nagyerdei Park: All great cities can be identified by famous parks. In the case of Debrecen, this is called Nagyerdei Park Forest, the nation’s first conservation area.

Debrecen Zoo and Amusement Park: The complex is the home of Debrecen Zoo, a plant collection, and a theme park in Debrecen’s Big Forest.

Piac Street: Debrecen’s Main Street was the proud venue of the famous town fairs for 300 years starting in the 16th century.


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Next Bistro: Next Bistro has rethought the well-known Hungarian favorites, relished them with exciting international flavors, and wrapped them all in an extravagant interior.

MASZEK: Maszek is perhaps the most authentic culture bistro of the city, a bar and a restaurant in one, located in Debrecen’s historic city center.

Black Sheep Café: Freshly roasted, high-quality coffees with rich tastes typical of their type and production area.

Kis Padlizsán Vegan Bistro: The meals contain tasty, nutritionally complete, purely plant-based dishes which are suitable not only for vegans and vegetarians.

Roncsbár: Debrecen’s first ruin pub is one of the local youth’s best-loved places. 

Krúdy Restaurant: The restaurant accommodated by an atmospheric Nagyerdő mansion, conjures the flavors and aura of the age of the talented Hungarian author Gyula Krúdy.

Vintage World Café & Shop: The vintage-style café hiding in the city center offers coffee specialties, handcrafted confectionery, decorative gifts, and a warm atmosphere.

Kashmir Indian Restaurant: The restaurant represents the cuisine of Northern India and Kashmir, famous for its diversity.

Reskontó Restaurant: The concept and design of the restaurant were inspired by the popular Hungarian book “Be Faithful Unto Death,” written by Hungarian novelist Zsigmond Móricz.

DiVino Debrecen: The place where wine enthusiasts can meet up with up-and-coming winemakers and the second-generation descendants of Hungarian wine-making families.