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Pannonhalma Abbey, Gyor

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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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  • This abbey in the countryside is a fine landmark from which there are nice views. Parts of it were closed when we visited, so for a reduced admission we saw the library of historic books and had acces...  more »
  • The abbey sits atop a hill that gives amazing views over the surrounding countryside. The history of the abbey stretches back over a thousand years and has been an integral part of Hungarian history. ...  more »
  • This abbey is picturesquely situated on top of a forested hill. Due to this position, it commands wide views across the Hungarian countryside. You can see Pannonhalma village and the fields of the sur...  more »