Tihany is a picturesque village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton (also known as the “sea of the hungarians”) on the Tihany Peninsula. The whole peninsula is a historical district.

The center of the district is the Benedictine Tihany Abbey, which was founded in 1055 AD by András (Andrew) I, who is buried in the crypt. Tihany is famous for the echo, existing since the 18th century.