Church of Mary Magdalene

The church of Mary Magdalene in Sopronbánfalva is one of the oldest Catholic sacred monuments from Sopron and its surroundings, dating from the 12th century.

Its style features both Romanesque and early Gothic elements. It is a one-nave church, its square-shaped sanctuary was built in Romanesque style in the Árpád era. Its Gothic tower built in the first half of the 15th century was modelled on the Goat Church and the Church of the Holy Spirit, both of them are to be found in Sopron. The Gothic-style sanctuary was built in the early 15th century using the old foundation walls, with sedilias, wall niches and a stone pulpit. Its baptismal font is of early Gothic style. The wall painting of the sanctuary depicting the bishop dates back to the 12th century, the year 1472 appears on the cornerstone of its pointed vault. The coffered plank ceiling of the one-nave space is from the 15th century.

9400 Sopron, Bánfalvi út
GPS: 47.678652 / 16.550732