Attractions in Sopron – Sopron sights

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Sopron Attractions

Attractions

9400 Sopron, Templom u. 6.
The Bezerédj palace the foundations of which date from the middle ages, obtained its present form around 1710 and is one the most impressive rococo buildings in Sopron.
9400 Sopron, Szent György u.
The eponym of the house was the widow of Prince János Eggenberg who purchased the house in 1674. The Baroque building has a beautiful inner courtyard with loggia and a pulpit which - with the permission of the Margrave of Brandengurg - served as a venue for Lutheran services in a period.
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 6.
Back in the 14th century, there were two buildings on the plot where the Fabricius house now stands; the one at the back had two floors already. The present form of the house evolved in the 17th century. The Gothic hall is a wonderful piece of architecture, but the loggia in the courtyard and the Gothic and Baroque cellars of the rear building also deserve ...
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 1.
(+36 99) 311-327
Firewatch towerThe Firewatch Tower at the northern end of the Main Square is the symbol of Sopron. Its round shaped lower part was built on the remains of the Roman age town wall, and served as the northern tower of the city from the 13th century onwards. The tower acquired its present form with its Baroque balcony and helm roof after the great fire of ...
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 3.
The house of medieval origin next to the Pharmacy house (Patika-ház) is said to be the oldest Town Hall of Sopron. Sigismund of Luxemburg granted the building to the town of Sopron in 1422 and it served as a town hall until 1496. Following that period noble families possessed the house, which bears the traces of several consecutive architectural styles: a ...
9400 Sopron, Templom u. 1.
The Franciscan order in Sopron founded their monastery in the centre of town around 1280. They built a church - popularly known as "the goat church" - which is one of the most outstanding works of Hungarian Gothic architecture. Joseph II dissolved the Franciscan monastic order in 1787, and the church was taken over by the Benedictine monks. During the ...
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 7.
The house next to the Storno-house bears the name of Sopron’s talented and educated mayor, Kristóf Lackner, who used to live in this house and was the first to provide for the protection of the outer quarters of the town in the 17th century. The city walls built by him can still be seen along Route 84.The façade of the house was formed at the time of ...
9400 Sopron, Új u. 4.
The exact date of the Jews’ settlement in Sopron is uncertain, but it is a fact that about 10-16 Jewish families lived in Új street as early as the 13th century. Although the Jews of the town dealt primarily with commerce and finance, they were not really rich. Still, their Gothic synagogue built at the beginning of the 14th century is a unique piece of ...
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 2.
The house narrowly escaped demolition in the 16th century when the City Council wanted to destroy it in order to enlarge the square (the house protrudes onto the square). King Louis II denied his approval claiming that the tearing down of the house would disrupt the architectural unity of the Main Square. This regulation dating from 1525 is the first known ...
9400 Sopron, Fő tér
The Statue of the Saint Trinity in the middle of the Main Square in Sopron is one of the most valuable masterpieces of Hungarian Baroque sculpture. It is a votive monument offered by a surviving couple following a plague epidemic between 1695 and 1701.
9400 Sopron, Fő tér 8.
The Baroque corner house with its bay window is one of the most attractive buildings of the Main Square. During the 15th century the house was the property of the Haberleiter family who provided accommodation for King Matthias during the winter of 1482–83, when he assaulted the town of Vienna. The building became part of the Festetics domain in the 18th ...
9400 Sopron, Szentlélek u. 2.
+36 99 508-080
On the highest point of Sopron stands the oldest church of the town dedicated to St Michael. Originally Romanesque, it was built in the 13th century but was reconstructed in the Gothic style in the 15th century. Its current shape was achieved during a 19th-century neo-Gothic refurbishment.The medieval origin of the lower level of the spire dominating the ...
9400 Sopron, Új u. 1.
Scarbantia (the Roman name of Sopron) was one of the border stations of the Province of Pannonia in the former Roman Empire. It was important because of its location on the Amber Road, a major commercial route. The centre of the town – which coincides with the present one - was surrounded with a wall and a moat. The structure of the fortress also influenced ...
9400 Sopron, Orsolya tér
The square used to be the salt market in medieval times but later slaughter-houses operated here. In 1747 the Ursuline order instituted a convent and school and built a church on the square. The two floor building which can be seen here today obtained its final form in 1860 and is the work of architect Nándor Handler. The oratory of the convent hosts the ...

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