About the houses tell of
The Széchényi family had several palaces in Sopron, the most significant one of them is on Széchenyi Square, which István Széchenyi often visited.
It is one of the most beautiful Rococo palaces in the historic centre, which was frequented by several famous people during the Hungarian Reform Era.
House of the two Moors
A characteristic building of Szent Mihály Street that leads to the largest gothic church in Sopron, which stands out from the poncichter (bean grower) houses with its richly ornamented facade and gable.
It is a building of outstanding significance in the music history of Sopron, where the musical career of Ferenc Liszt started.
The former windmill on Kuruc Hill
Admiring the panorama view of the town from the Fire Tower, a tower resembling a sugar loaf emerges in the distance. Many believe it to be a fortress tower, but its appearance can be deceiving.
New Casino/Liszt Ferenc Cultural Centre
Similarly to the former Old Casino on the other side of Liszt Ferenc Street, it is the hub of the town’s musical and cultural life.
The Sopron Petőfi Theatre
It is the most beautiful Art Nouveau building in Sopron, the scene of the Sopron theatre art for more than a century and a half.
Chantry house a.k.a Vitnyédy house
In the historical centre of Sopron, a rich variety of architectural styles can be seen on the facades of historic buildings. In this building, however, we can see the face of the builder and owner, who sticks his tongue out on us.
After the Ottoman Turkish occupation, from the 18th century Hungarian aristocratic families (the Széchényi, Esterházy, Festetics) bought or built downtown palaces in the centre of Sopron.
The General’s House
One building, three names: Lackner House, General’s House, Commander’s House. If a building is referred to by three names, it is proof of its significance. And the walls of the General’s House could tell you a lot...
Lábasház - Arcaded house
It is the oldest building in one of the oldest squares in Sopron, the former Salt Market.