Tourist attractions in Pannonhalma

Tourist attractions in Pannonhalma

As the winding road leads men through the Bakony mountainous region, behind the thick trees suddenly appears the city of Pannonhalma. This city belongs to the universal history of the Hungarians. The Saint Martin Hill (Szent-Márton hegy) stands out from the landscape. The lit abbey is beautiful at night. It is so stunning that you can not take your eyes from it. Of course it is also beautiful in the daytime. While it is undeniable that the abbey is the most impressive part of the city, i... [ read more ]

The famous Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma

The famous Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma

The city of Pannonhalma lies at 19 km in the south of Győr in the Győr- Moson- Sopron county. Many people heard about the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma that lies on the top of the Saint Martin Mountain. The ensemble that won the World Heritage rank deservedly become the coat of arms of the city, whose history began with the construction of the monastery in 996. The first Benedictine monks came to Hungary at that time to the call of Prince Géza. In the turbulent history of castle, si... [ read more ]