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Pannonhalma Abbey, Gyor
(3.7/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
A haven of faith and tranquility, Pannonhalma Abbey represents a historical monument that has lasted as long as Christianity in Hungary. Visit the Benedictine monastery founded in 996 CE, which is now one of the largest abbeys in the world. Learn about life in a monastic community, see the collection of medieval artifacts and artwork, and admire the herb house and botanical garden. The monastery also makes wine, and you'll have a chance to glimpse the production process and taste the final products. Religious and cultural events, such as exhibits and concerts, are regularly held at the abbey. Check online for the schedules. Multilingual audio tours are available, as well as a gift shop and a restaurant. Not all of the abbey is wheelchair-accessible, but special arrangements can be made for visitors with walking difficulties. Make Pannonhalma Abbey part of your personalized Gyor itinerary using our Gyor trip itinerary builder.
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  • The previous reviews made good concise information on this point. There are Hungarians, mainly from Budapest and eastern part of Hungary, for which this is a wonderful place. In addition to the references on the net is also a good web page. Bezbarierové inputs are dealt with lifts of different levels, for example. even the parking lot below the restaurant. Some of the tweaks: ► in the monastery is about 40 monks, who managed one of the best Church gymnasiums in Hungary ► perfect electronic sprievodcovský system for two different levels of guided tours of the monastery. Interpretation in 10 languages, the latest after Japanese and Chinese, Slovak in the tomb is in the church there are also Zebra ► with Ota, the largest in the European srdom – 2. half of the 20. century restaurant VIATOR-a large greenhouse with a view on all sides. Edible works of art to look at, someone may not be sufficient in quantitative terms. Restaurant ala Carte, a limited number of dishes. But it can be ... ► in the food market at the entrance and also directly in the restaurant it is possible to buy locally produced wine at least 2 types of option to buy various products from herbs and in particular ► levanduly-chocolates, soaps, teas, etc. ► well organized and accessible sidewalks, even after a site visit in May with prams we recommend, in particular, in June the ► or in September. But it can be practically during the whole year I suggest you to visit more than once, you can always press the ► discover nieťo new
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  • Don't miss the Library here, which is fantastic. The Abbey itself is impressive and there is much else to do besides. 
  • When you arrive at the top of the hill, you have the feeling you are in another world. The time is getting slower the nice of the surrounding environmental is canceled you are in the spiritual world o...  more »