The Krishna Valley is home to the largest and most well-organised eco-community in Hungary and Central Europe, which has been developing since 1993 in a small "separate world”, on an area of nearly 300 hectares. The unique atmosphere is a special blend of Hungarian and Indian traditions. A gurgling stream, meditation buildings, a school for local children, an organic garden, a colourful temple, an Eastern atmosphere. Would you like to see what it’s like?
Garden of Eden from scratch
Somogyvámos, an abandoned dead-end village, whose proximity to Fonyód and Lake Balaton weren’t even to save it from neglect, finally became the place where a dream came true. From the beginning, the Krishna devotees who moved there have worked to save and restore natural wildlife. They planted thousands of trees, introduced organic farming and improved the soil, so today they live in a botanical garden that has more than 950 species of trees and shrubs and is full of protected bird species.