Sculptures and monuments
Gothic Crosses of Rest
In Sopron you can find several Crosses of Rest from the Middle Ages, which, illuminated with lanterns, gave directions to wanderers and merchants, and where they could also have a rest.
Holy Trinity Statue (Plague Column)
The Holy Trinity statue, which adorns the Main Square with its unparalleled beauty, is a special attraction of Sopron for two reasons.
The Baroque Mary's Column has been standing at the frequented point of the Castle District since 1745, on the site of the medieval Church of Our Lady.
The ornament of Orsolya Square in Sopron has been standing in the middle of the square since 1929.
Statue of István Széchenyi
The statue of the "greatest Hungarian", István Széchenyi, stands in one of the central squares of the town centre, in the square that is named after him.
Sopron is a coronation town, since in 1625 the coronation of Hungarian King Habsburg Ferdinand III took place in Sopron. The coronation monument commemorates this remarkable event.
A fountain wearing a feather dress once a year plays a central role in the Selmec traditions of the Sopron students.
Statue of Sándor Petőfi
The statue of Sándor Petőfi, who served as a soldier in Sopron in 1839-40, was placed on the square named after him in 1974.
Statue of the beer master
The work of József Kampfl has been adorning the Old Grain Square in Sopron since 1995.
Statue of Mihály Sopronyi-Thurner
The most prominent mayor of Sopron's history in the 20th century was Mihály Sopronyi-Thurner, whose statue was placed under the arcades of the Town Hall in 1996 on the 120th anniversary of his birth.
Fountain of Loyalty
The town of Sopron has proved its loyalty three times in history. In 1277, loyalty to the Hungarian king, Kun László IV, in 1921 its loyalty to Hungary with the referendum in Sopron, and in 1989 its loyalty to Europe with the Pan-European Picnic.
The memorial is located near the centre of Sopron in Paprét, on the site of the former Jewish ghetto.
The monument, erected next to the Lutheran Church in 2010, is adorned with the motto of Kristóf Lackner, the prominent Protestant mayor of the town in the 17th century: “It may submerge but does not sink”.
Statue of Miklós Bánffy
The statue of the former Hungarian Foreign Minister stands in the oldest and one of the most beautiful parks in Sopron, the Elizabeth Garden.
VOLT chairs (from 2013 to present)
Sopron is not only the "city of stars" in the past, but also in the present. Autographed chairs of superstars visiting Sopron in connection with the VOLT festival can be found in several parts of the town.