Attractions in Kőszeg – Kőszeg sights

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Kőszeg Attractions

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9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 14
+36 (94) 563120
This building was built at the end of the 16th century in the Renaissance style utilizing elements that originated in the Middle Ages. Later, in the 18th century, the building was converted to the Baroque style. The façade that faces the courtyard has sgraffito ornamentation and dates from the 1570's.
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 9.
+36 (94) 563120
This building was originally built in the Renaissance style but in the second half of the 18th century it was converted to the Baroque style. The façade of the building has sgraffito ornamentation.
9730 Kőszeg, Kálváriadomb
+36 (94) 563397
On the top of the Kálvária Hill in 1686, the Jesuits erected the first cross, made of wood, later a chapel was built here in 1715. On the proposal of the Jesuits the city started to build the church in 1729 from the money survivors donated after the sever plague epidemic in 1712.
9730 Kőszeg, Fő tér
The square where the church is situated is younger than the inner town. The markets were transferred here from the inner town in the 19th century. The square developed its present form when the Church of Jesus’ Heart was built in 1894. Ludwig Schöne designed the parish church. His plane started to be carried out in 1892 in the place of the former Korona ...
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 4-6
+36 (94) 360240, +36 (94) 360156
Tuesday-Sunday:10:00-17:00
+36 (94) 360156
The façade of the building was rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries.
9730 Kőszeg, Fő tér
The erection of the Holy trinity Column was commissioned by the town in memory pf the 600 victims of a plague, which broke out after Rákóczi’s War of Independence. it is indicated by the prayer written in Latin on the band of the top putto figure and also by a chronogram containing the date 1713: “ Lapsos DIVa trIas Libera faMe pesteqVe beLLo" ( Holy ...
9730 Kőszeg, Arborétum utca 2
36 (94) 563174
05/01-09/31: Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00-17.00 Monday: closed 11/ 01- 04/30: Tuesday-Friday: 10:00-16:00 Monday, Saturday, Sunday: closed
buboscinege@isiscom.hu
In teh István Bechtold Nature Conservation Visitor Centre, which was built with the support of the European Union, there are exhibitions giving a true description of the characteristic wildlife of the area. In our interactive exhibition hall children may get acquainted with nature in a playful way. There are several uncommon, protected bird species living ...
9730 Kőszeg, Rajnis József utca 9.
jurisics@koszeg.hu
Having walked in Rajnis street, let’s visit Jurisich or Esterházy castle on the north-west part of the city. The Esterházy family owned tha castle for 236 years and it became the property of the National Treasury only in 1931. It has been called Jurisich Castle since 1932.The former fortress – so-called Lower Castle – got its current appearance after the ...
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér
9730 Kőszeg, Kőszegi hegy pihenő
+36 (94) 563120
Kőszeg was founded around the already existing castle on the Old-house peak. Óház peak with its elevation of 609 m, has been a popular excursion destination, particularly after the Old-house lookout tower was rebuilt. The excursion promises a delightful experience, since the view from the tower is magnificent.
9730 Kőszeg, Rajnis József utca 2.
+36 (30) 5427452
9730 Kőszeg, Várköz
+36 (94) 563120
These are the remains of the western and northern walls.
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 7.
94/563-120
Monday-Friday 8.00-16.00, Saturday 9.00-13.00
One of the most beautiful gable decorated houses of the town is the Sgrafitto house (=Jurisich Square). The cradle of the decoration method is Italy. We can see it in several places in Kőszeg, which seems to prove the connection among craftsmen from Italy and Kőszeg. (The word “sgrafitto" means scratched in English) This itself explain the essence of this ...
9730 Kőszeg, Chernel utca 12
+36 (94) 563120
In the courtyard of the building stands the Kis -Zwinger, or as some say Corner, Bastion built in 1952.
9730 Kőszeg, Rájnis József utca 10
+36 (94) 563120
This building was built on the old medieval walls in the 14th and 15th centuries in the Gothic style. Later, in the 18th century, it was converted to the Baroque style.
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér
Jan 1. - Dec 31.
St. Imre church is the result of the 17th century fight between the different nationalities. After 1558, the citizens of Kőszeg were divided into smaller groups depending upon their religions and nationalities. This fact influenced the life of the local government and also, the local church. The German Lutherans, after having played an important role in the ...
9730 Kőszeg, Rajnis József utca 12-13
+36 (94) 563120
This statue was originally located at the upper foot of the city bridge.
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 6.
94/360-240
Tuesday-Friday 10-13.30
The Heroes’ Tower or Heroes’ Gate was built in 1932 in eclectic style. It was completed by the 400-year anniversary of the Turkish siege. Currently it is one of Kőszeg’s symbol. It was designed by Flóris Opaterny. In the place of Heroes’s Tower there stood the southern Lower Gate-tower, demolished in 1880 that was one of the most important defensive points ...
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér 8.
94/562-510
Monday-Thursday 7.30-16, Friday 7.30-13.30
The atmosphere of the square is determined by the building of the Town Hall that has been functioning as a Town Hall since the 14th – 15th century up to the present. its present form was developed after 1597. It was continuously reconstructed until 1668. Meanwhile a gable was raised to heighten the building. On the façade of the building the first of the ...
9730 Kőszeg, Jurisics tér

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