Explore interesting sights in Sopron, Hungary. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Sopron, Hungary.Sightseeing Tours in Sopron
1. Szent Mihály főangyal templom
St. Michael's Church is the oldest parish church in Sopron. It is located along a very important traffic road, in the district of Szentmihálydomb. According to early medieval customs, it was built in a cemetery in the 13th century before the Mongol invasion, so it was placed outside the fortified city wall (Downtown). Originally built in Romanesque style, the church was rebuilt in the 15th century in Gothic style. After the fire in Sopron in 1728, it underwent a Baroque reconstruction, then it was Ferenc Storno who removed the Baroque features and transformed the church in neo-gothic style. Today it is one of the most important Gothic churches in Hungary.
The Pannonian Limes is that part of the old Roman fortified frontier known as the Danubian Limes that runs for approximately 420 km (260 mi) from the Roman camp of Klosterneuburg in the Vienna Basin in Austria to the castrum in Singidunum (Belgrade) in present-day Serbia. The garrisons of these camps protected the Pannonian provinces against attacks from the north from the time of Augustus (31 BC–14 AD) to the beginning of the 5th century. In places this section of the Roman limes also crossed the river into the territory of the barbarians (Barbaricum).
3. Nagyboldogasszony (Bencés) templom
The Benedictine Church or Church of Assumption, a folk-name church, is one of the most defining buildings of the Main Square in Sopron, a Gothic church dedicated in the 13th and 14th centuries. The Franciscan monks first built their monastery in the center of the city, then raised their church from carved stone in St. Margaret around 1280, which is now one of the most prominent works of the Hungarian age Gothic architecture. Its shipbuilding and organ harvesting was built in the middle of the 15th century and has a baroque style.
4. Sopron-Várhely Grave Field
The sopron-Várhely grave field is a fortified hill-grave settlement with a hill-grave field from the Hallstatt to the late Latène period in the district of Várhely (Castle Stall) near Brennbergbánya in the southeast of the Hungarian town of Sopron. The Burgstallberg is an eastern foothill of the Alpine ridge and reaches an altitude of 483 asl. M. Rosalie and Leitha mountains separate him from the Vienna Basin. The location is known for its hill grave field and the figural-decorated Hallstatt Age urns.
5. Sörházdombi kilátó
The lookout tower of Sörházdomb was built in the southwestern part of Sopron, on the lowest hill of the Lővérek, between Lower and Upper Lővér, on the 298 m high Beer House Hill. The property, easily accessible by a pleasant walk from Lövér-körút or Sörházdombi út, offers a great view of the whole city, the forested slopes of the Sopron Mountains and Lake Neusiedler. In clear weather, you can also see the Rax and Schneeberg.
6. Firewatch Tower
The 58 -meter -high Sopron Fire Tower is a symbol of the city. It stands on the main square. It was built in the 13th century and served the city for centuries. Its stability was lost at the end of the 19th century during the construction of the town hall, and for static reasons, its gate was narrowed. Its original character was returned during the reinforcement and restoration of 2009-2012.
The first Pharmacy Museum of the country was opened on June 11, 1968 at the place of the White Angel Pharmacy, which opened in 1601. The premises were furnished with the furniture of the Black Elephant Pharmacy, formerly a Storno House. The Pharmacy Exhibition of the Sopron Museum is still open.
8. VOLT Festival
The former festival is one of the largest light music festivals in Hungary, which has been held in Sopron every year since 1993. The event is characterized by the diversity of musical offerings, with the various venues in addition to rock, electronic music, world music and jazz concerts.
The Statue of the Trinity of Sopron is one of the most valuable works of Baroque sculpture in Hungary. The richly decorated, multi-shaped statue ensemble originating in 1701 is in the middle of the main square.
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