Goat Church, Sopron

#3 of 8 in Historic Sites in Sopron
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
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  • The church is very nicely restored and gives nice view from inside and outside too. There is no guidance but the lady sells candles inside is ready to answer your questions.  more »
  • One of the best known church in the city. It is not only olda, but there are legends how it was founded - a goat was trying to get something out from the surface, and the goat herder found gold! He...  more »
  • The interior is magnificent, a truly marvelous sight if I may say so. There is even an interactive exhibition about it the gives more insight about small details of the temple. In the shop one can buy extraordinary abbey beer as well. 10 out of 10 would go in again.
  • Franciscan church, Benedicter Church, Hungarian Church, Goat Church, Church of Our Lady-each name refers to the Church of the Assumption (Benedicto). The church was built by the Franciscan monks 1280 (!!!) , extending from 1380 to 1410. Between 1884 and 1894, they were transformed in neo-romance style. They held a parliamentary assembly five times between the walls: 1553, 1622, 1625, 1634-35 and 1681. If the Corvinus restaurant in the opposite was once King Matthias, you can make a prediction in this church.
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