Churches you must see in Sopron

Churches you must see in Sopron

The oldest church in the city, a very important tourist landmark in Sopron, the church dedicated to Saint Michael, is located on the highest point in the city. It was built in the thirteenth century is Roman style, but during the fifteenth century reconstruction has gained a Gothic look. One of the tourist attractions in Sopron is the Goat Church, built in the late thirteenth century by the Franciscan Order. The building is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Hungary. In ... [ read more ]

The Tarodi Castle and the Fabricius House in Sopron

The Tarodi Castle and the Fabricius House in Sopron

The Tarodi Castle is one of the most mysterious places in Sopron, probably this is the main reason that has a great interest among tourists. The Tarodi Castle has just over half a century and is still inhabited today by the Tarodi family, although some rooms of the castle are open to curious tourists. The Fabricius House is a that place you can not miss it if you are on a vacation in Sopron. Behind a facade decorated in Baroque style, you will find four buildings built in the fourteenth a... [ read more ]

The Storno Palace in Sopron

The Storno Palace in Sopron

Sopron is a wine-producing region, being one of the few places in Hungary that produce both red and white wines. For the red wine are used Lemberges grapes and for the white wine are used Traminer grapes. Tourists should also know that the architecture of the town reflects its long history with the remaining walls and foundations since the Roman Empire. The Tower of Sopron is the symbol of the city. The structure built in 1290, with a height of 58 meters, is guarding the gates to the town... [ read more ]

The most interesting tourist attractions in Sopron

The most interesting tourist attractions in Sopron

Sopron is a charming town in western Hungary, in the Győr-Moson-Sopron county, one of the 23 regions with country status in the country. On the approximately 170 square kilometers live 57,000 people. This area has a strong German minority, so it is officially a bilingual city. After the First World War it should have become the capital of the Austrian province of Burgenland, but the government has made a deal after which it was organized a popular consultation to establish the state of w... [ read more ]

Attractions in Pecs - the Zsolnay Porcelain

Attractions in Pecs – the Zsolnay Porcelain

Pecs is one of the largest cities of Hungary. It awaits every visitor with dozens of museums, tourist sights, religious and public institutions and the attractions of the Zsolnay family. The most famous of these is the Zsolnay factory, but besides this, you can admire the Zsolnay fountain in the main square, and in the vicinity of the factory, the Zsolnay Museum. In the following we will present you more details regarding the Zsolnay Porcelain and important attractions in Pecs, so you can... [ read more ]

The Szechenyi Square in Pecs

The Szechenyi Square in Pecs

If you want to spend a quiet afternoon in a harmonious place, which is full of tourist attractions, historical monuments, statues and churches, the most ideal place is the Szechenyi Square. This is one of the most attractive places in Pecs. Around the market, you can find many places where you can enjoy traditional dishes and a glass of flavored wine. In the evening, you can visit the theater, which is situated in its vicinity. In the market are situated some of the most beautiful and pop... [ read more ]

Luckiest places to visit in Hungary

Luckiest places to visit in Hungary

Many people have already heard of the luck-bringing abilities of the Blarney Stone in Ireland, Abraham Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, the Laughing Buddha in Hangzhou and other places. Hungarians also have numerous superstitions about things that would bring luck, like the lucky pig or the lens soup in the new year. But there are also some places in Hungary that bring luck to the visitor. Let's see the ones that, if you touch them, may bring you love, money or even a baby... Do you believe... [ read more ]

The best architectural attractions in Pecs

The best architectural attractions in Pecs

Pecs is a tourist town and also one of the five largest cities in Hungary. Pecs is the seat of Baranya county, in the northwest of the country. In the past it was known as the Kunfkirchen, and in Roman times people called it Sopianae. It is located st 200 kilometers from the capital, Budapest. A few years ago, the city had a coal and a uranium mine, but didn’t surived. The Zsolnay porcelain factory withstood the ravages, now being a symbol of the area. In 2010, mainly because of the tou... [ read more ]

Top 3 religious buildings in Pecs

Top 3 religious buildings in Pecs

A sample of Ottoman architecture in the city of Pecs is represented by the Yakovali Hassan Mosque, a religious building built by Yakovali Hassan in the second half of the sixteenth century, beyond the Szigeti Gate of the city. Famous in the city, the Jewish school of Pecs built in romantic style in 1869, operates today as a synagogue. The interior is preserved in its original form and is opened to the public in 1981. The Cathedral of Pecs is one of those monuments that identify with the h... [ read more ]

Top 5 classic museums in Pecs

Top 5 classic museums in Pecs

There are many museums in the city and we already presented some interesting ones, today we focus on the top 5 classic museums in Pecs. The Amerigo Tot Museum in Pecs will certainly be interesting for the passionates of sculpture but not only. One of the most visited museums in Pecs is the Csontváry Museum, one of the greatest Hungarian artists. The Ethnographic Museum is one of the most beautiful and interesting museums in Pecs. The Janus Pannonius Archaeology Museum is located behind t... [ read more ]