Kapuvár (Croatian: Kapuja, German: Kobrunn) is a town of 10,000 people (2021) and a district in Győr-Moson-Sopron County. The town is known for its thermal water which some believe has hydrotherapeutic properties.

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Get in

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Kapuvár town is halfway between Győr and Sopron. It is served by the M85 motorway and main road 85.

By train from Győr or Sopron, it is 40 km.

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Map of Kapuvár

In the town

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Esterházy Castle
  • Rábaköz Museum (Rábaközi Múzeum), Fő tér 1.. Its collection includes prehistoric tools, clay pots and Bronze Age weapons found in excavations in the area.  
  • Hanság Wildlife Exhibition (Hanság Élővilága Kiállítás), on the Oslo-Kapuvár road in Kapuvár-Öntésmajor. A permanent exhibition of the Rábaköz Museum in the former major school of the former major, north of Kapuvár.  
  • Watermill
  • Esterházy Castle
  • Flora Spa
  • St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church
  • St. Sebastian's Roman Catholic Church

In the district

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Cziráky Mansion
  • 1 Dénesfa (Kapuvár 17 km. By train Csorna (24 km), Szombathely (48 km)). Cziráky Mansion (built in 1620s for Water Castle, rebuilt between 1825-1830, classicist style, following plans by József Hild) and its English park, King's Chapel (in memory of Charles IV of Hungary also known as Charles I of Austria, Located: toward Répceszemere).
  • 2 Hövej (Croatian: Huvlja) (S of 8 km Kapuvár, take a bus). Lace Museum (Fő u. 54.)
  • 3 Mihályi (by bus E 50 km of Sopron, S 10 km of Kapuvár, SW 10 km of Csorna). Dőry mansion (1560s, rebuilt 1860s) and its park, Roman Catholic Church (three naves, one towered, built in 1712. was expanded in 1854), Lutheran church (1948).

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  • 4 Vadosfa (W 52 km of Győr, S 15 km of Kapuvár). King Saint Stephen Roman Catholic Church (1754); Evangelical Church (1732-1734, 1912)

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  • The wines of the Sopron wine region are available here, and wine-tastings and wine-tours are popular.
  • A three-day cultural programme (Days of Kapuvár) is held in the town on Saint Anne's day on 25–26 July every year, with performances of music, art and folk groups.
  • Flóra Beach and thermal bath
  • horseback riding
  • biking
  • bird sanctuary (area: 2,500 ha)

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  • In Mihályi: walk, there are protected tree lines: strawberry, linden and sycamore
  • In Hövej: Berek Fishing Lake
  • In Dénesfa: Sport fishing (in the Park Lake and two quarry)

Local gastronomic specialties include "clasp-knife platter of Kapuvár," rolled meat of Hany Istók, slaughterman liver, foreleg ham of Kapuvár, rolled meat of Hanság, fritter-like pastry, rolled crêpes filled with preserves, and "pretzel of Rábaköz."

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Sleep

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Dénesfa has two guesthouses, and "Vadgesztenye" guest hotel.

Kapuvár has camping[dead link].

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