Katholische Kirche

Neusiedler See

The church’s tower is a good vantage point for observing storks' nests and the priest doesn't seem to mind. It’s located at the eastern end of Rathausplatz.

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1. Fischerkirche

0.11 MILES

At the opposite end of Rathausplatz from the Katholische Kirche, this is the oldest church for miles around, built between the 12th and 16th centuries.

2. Haydn-Haus

7.83 MILES

Situated in a house dating from the early 18th century, this museum dedicated to Haydn was where the great composer lived from 1766 to 1778. Probably one…

3. Schloss Esterházy

7.95 MILES

Schloss Esterházy, a giant, ochre castle-palace that dominates Esterházyplatz, is by far Eisenstadt’s most compelling attraction. Dating from the 14th…

4. Landesmuseum

8.06 MILES

The Landesmuseum plunges you deep into the local history of the region, seemingly all at once, including a collection of Roman mosaics, ancient artefacts,…

5. Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum

8.08 MILES

Situated in the former Judengasse – a street where Eisenstadt’s Jewish population lived in the Middle Ages – this museum has a permanent exhibition…

6. Bergkirche

8.22 MILES

This unusual, lumpy church, its exterior bedecked in life-size disco-dancing angels and saints, contains the white-marble tomb with Haydn’s remains. It…

7. Harrer Chocolate Factory


Sopron’s answer to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The Austrian confectioner dynasty Harrer goes back four generations and aims to initiate you into the…

8. House of the Two Moors

8.62 MILES

Fashioned from two 17th-century peasant houses, the House of the Two Moors and its ornate gate are guarded by two large statues. Previously painted an…