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The Mexican food – from tacos to fajitas – at this colourful restaurant (with live music at the weekend) makes it the perfect place for a change from Hungarian fare...
Fidelity Gate at the bottom of the Firewatch Tower (tűztorony) shows 'Hungaria' receiving the civitas fidelissima (Latin for 'the most loyal citizenry') of Sopron. It was erected in 1922 after that crucial referendum.
Fashioned from two 17th-century peasant houses, the ornate gate of this house is guarded by two large statues, previously painted an exaggerated black to represent the darker-skinned Moors, which are now painted white.
The interior of this 15th-century church is rather dark, but if you time your visit for midday, you’ll be able catch a glimpse of some fine wall and ceiling frescoes by Dorfmeister, as well as a stupendously ornate a...
This cosy cafe-bar housed in a litle glass house opposite the Danube Museum has plenty of tree shade and a large terrace for hot summer days. It’s a wonderful place to take a breather, sit back and relax at any time.
This newly renovated venue facing Széchenyi tér contains a theatre, concert hall, casino and restaurant, and hosts some of the most important music and other cultural events in Sopron. Contact Tourinform for details.
This jack-of-all-trades near the basilica – it's a restaurant, pizzeria and sophisticated cocktail bar – has a delightful inner courtyard and wonderful, upbeat modern decor. Lovely place to spend an evening.
Discover the Retro world of the 70's: 25 pcs cars, motorcycles, bikes, household appliances, toys, room and kitchen...
This adorable restaurant just up from the Nagymaros ferry has a large photo menu covering a fine array of Hungarian standards. Its leafy terrace seating is a welcome relief in the warmer summer months.
This cafe-cum-cultural centre in Watertown with mix-and-match furnishings, a steady stream of events and a shop selling a rare mix of must-have unnecessaries is the coolest spot in Esztergom.
Boasting the largest selection of wines and pálinka (fruit brandy) as well as some pretty hot live rock and blues, this is our favourite new evening hang-out, located just down from the basilica.
This surprisingly interesting (and quite high-tech) museum has exhibits on all aspects of the history and use of Hungary's mightiest river. With all the hands-on exhibits, it’s a great place for kids.
At the northern end of Primate Island is Esztergom’s Aquasziget, an enormous spa and water park with a plethora of indoor and outdoor pools, curly waterslides and a full wellness centre.
If you want to kick your heels up, head for this popular pub-bar with a retro Hungarian look (curios and ‘antiqued’ stuff) and canned music. It's the liveliest – and latest – venue in town.
A 700m bobsled track, on which you wend your way down a metal chute while sitting on a felt-bottomed cart, is on the hillside below the lookout. In winter it becomes a toboggan track.
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