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INTERNATIONAL BORDER CROSSERS IN THE NÓGRÁD GEOPARK
We managed to photograph the approaching comet C/2022 E3
Farewell to Ivona
Winter adventure tours to the ancient tropics, tracking prehistoric footprints at Ipolytarnóc
The Hungarian Natural History Museum about our fossil footprints
The theme tours of the Miocene Park are very popular
The footprints of Ipolytarnoc in the media
***Evening astronomy programme at the Bükk Observatory
07/01/2022 9:00 PM -
Our observatory also organises weekly night programmes with telescopic astronomy demonstrations.
Advance booking is required for these programmes, tickets can be purchased HERE. The dates of our scheduled night programmes are constantly updated.Please note that the evening programmes require a minimum of 20 participants and tickets can only be purchased online. You will also see the current number of people when you book.
For the evening programme, we will provide refreshments and sweet/salty snacks.
In case of cloudy weather, there will be a live planetarium astronomy presentation. In case of rainy weather, a planetarium astronomy presentation, film projection and VR tool use will help to forget the cloudy weather.A guided tour of the trail is only possible if requested in advance and a guide is provided.
- Please include your telephone number when purchasing your tickets, so that we can notify you as soon as possible if we do not have the number of people needed to start the programme!
- If you would like to come to the Bükk Astronomical Observatory for a night program outside the announced times, please contact us by e-mail: BukkiCsillagda@bnpi.hu !
07/01/2022 9:00 PM -
Mother Earth Day at the Miocene Park of Ipolytarnoc
The program is one of the traditional events of the Novohrad-Nógrád UNESCO Global Geopark and the Bükk National Park Directorate. A link to access a previous event.
A thematic guided tour takes the visitor across the dynamic life of Earth from the 23 million year-old sea to the Pannonian-lake-side 7 million year-old bükkábrány trees, while facing the volcanic catastrophe, which destroyed the jungle of Ipolytarnoc 17 Ma ago.
The fee for the special thematic tour is HUF 3,000 / person.
Meeting at the Ősfenyő Inn building at 11:45 a.m.
Tour length: 2.2 km, duration: 2 hours
04/22/2023 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
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