The two synagogues and the Lővér Hills in Sopron

The two synagogues and the Lővér Hills in Sopron

The Old Synagogue of Sopron is the oldest synagogue in Europe, built in the early fourteenth century as a place of worship for the Hebrew community that lived in the city. Although they were known as great merchants, they were not very rich in that period, but managed to build this Gothic synagogue, unique in Europe. The auxiliary buildings of the Old Synagogue in Sopron were used as accommodation places for the travelers, but also for ritual baths. Once entered into the synagogue, you ar... [ read more ]

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 ]

Top 10 most popular cities in Hungary

Top 10 most popular cities in Hungary

Of course, there are popular cities in Hungary, it's beautiful! But now you can see the numbers beyond the perception of beauty, the Hungarian Central Statistics Office have made an official list based on the number of nights visitors spent in cities in 2011. This may sound a little too dry and... well, statistical, but below I will try to show you why these particular cities are worth a visit any time! So, my friends, behold the top 10 most popular cities in Hungary. 1. Budapest It is ... [ read more ]