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A small village on the historical peninsula jutting into Lake Balaton, rich with architectural and natural points of interest.

Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula. The whole peninsula is a historical district. The center of the district is the Benedictine Tihany Abbey, rebuilt in baroque style in 1754, and still functioning. This abbey is a popular tourist attraction due to its historical and artistic significance, as well as its view of Lake Balaton. In addition, the village is famed for two local legends - one about an echo that has existed in the area in the 18C and had since abated; and another, concerning a proud princess and "goats' nails" washed ashore from Balaton.
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