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Pannonhalma Abbey

Gyor, Hungary
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Beautiful abbey in a commanding position

The abbey sits atop a hill that gives amazing views over the surrounding countryside. The history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fellowtraveller00
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Ipswich, Australia
Interesting Cultural Heritage

This abbey is picturesquely situated on top of a forested hill. Due to this position, it commands... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raymond W
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Chengdu, China
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2 weeks ago
“Interesting Cultural Heritage”
6 Oct 2016
“Get a guided tour”
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Gyor, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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. The buildings that can be visited are excellent with the library...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 surrounding farms. The main attraction, however, is the abbey, which has played...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was beautiful, the library was unbelievable, absolutely gorgeous scenery that you could see for miles. This Abbey is up on a big hill and it covers alot of area. The monks make wine and sell at the gift shop - pretty good wine too....More

Thank MonicaWelke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful!! We had the chance to hear the monks sing, very beautiful church and modern furniture (by a belgian monk!) Surely worth it !

Thank InekeHoho
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My wife and I visited here on our way to Budapest from Vienna. On arriving the first thing you notice is the location of the Abbey affords stunning views over the surrounding countryside in all directions. The origins of the Abbey go back about 1000...More

2  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Touring the abby was one of highlitghs of my my visit to Hungary. The herb garden and suvenier shop along with a very nice restaurant with a good wine selection. It is certainly a place to visit for the whole family.

Thank Gene T L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Don't miss the Library here, which is fantastic. The Abbey itself is impressive and there is much else to do besides.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 18 October 2016

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 of the Benedictines. The building are renovated and...More

2  Thank Antal67
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We learned a lot by taking the guided tour. However, we didn't get into the church, which I wanted to do. Seems like that the "holy grail", no pun intended.

Thank btm133
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The view from the top is amazing. The library is very interesting. The place is isolated and very quiet. We were too late to attend the mass so check the time so you can attend. This is a great part of history not to be...More

Thank Steve74017
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Annette L
Hi, I would be visiting the Abbey from Gyor. May I know where I can buy the bus ticket in Gyor? May I also know what time is the last bus from Abbey back to Gyor? Thanks!
28 February 2017|
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Response from Annette L |
Hi Tunde M, thanks for your reply. I read that the train stop at the abbey is much further than the bus stop. I will check out the bus station in gyor then. Thank you.
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judyjudygirl
Do you sell lavender oil in the gift shop ?
6 July 2016|
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Response from Peter V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course!
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HHHookins
Is the monastery and restaurants open on Sundays?
30 April 2015|
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