Pannonhalma (formerly Győrszentmárton) is in Transdanubia.

The Archabbey


  • 1 tourist information (Tourinform Office), Váralja u. 3., +36 96 960 072, . Sep to May: M-F 09:00-17:00, Jun-Aug: M-F 09:00-17:00, Sa 10:00-15:00.

Get in


Approximately 20 km south of Győr.

By train


Pannonhalma has a 1 railway station with trains from Győr (can be reached from Budapest and Bratislava) and Veszprém (can be reached from Budapest).

By car


Highway 82 between Győr and Veszprém passes next to the town.

By bus


It can be reached by regular buses from the Győr main autobus station within half an hour.

Get around

Map of Pannonhalma
  • 1 Pannonhalma Benedictine Archabbey (Pannonhalmi Bencés Főapátság, Márton-hegyi Apátság). The white archabbey towering over the town was founded in 996 and is the world's second largest territorial abbey. A world heritage site, the complex includes a basilica with a 13th century crypt, cloisters, a refectory (dining room) and a large library and archives, a Benedictine school and a winery. Ticket office open: late Mar-Apr Oct-early Nov: Tu-Su 09:00–16:00; May: daily 09.00–16.00; Jun-Sep: daily 09:00–17:00; mid Nov- mid Mar: Tu-Su 10:00–15:00. Visitors are asked to leave the building in 1½ hours after the closure of the ticket office. Tickets: full price/reduced Ft 2000/1000 with audio guide, full price/reduced Ft 2500/1500 including tour in foreign languages. Organ concerts: Ft 2000 p.p. full price/reduced Ft 2500/1500 to the Botanical Garden including tour. Guided tour with tasting Benedictine herbal chocolate/liqueur (1 snifter/3 snifters) Ft 1700/1500/2500). Főbíró House (Petöfi Sándor utca, 9);.    
    • 2 visitors entrance to the abbey.
    • 3 Fragrance museum (Illatmúzeum).
    • 2 visitors parking. paid parking.
    • 3 visitors parking. paid parking.
    • 4 visitors parking Fragrance museum. paid parking.
  • 4 Holocaust Memorial and Synagogue, Szabadság Square. 1880s
  • 5 Klement Krizosztom memorial stone, Dózsa György utca 1.
  • Granary (at the beginning of Mátyás király utca, 1800s)
  • Majorsági buildings (Mátyás király utca 1, partly built in 1650)
  • 6 Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Fruits (Gyümölcsoltó Boldogasszony-templom), Váralja 1. Founded in 6th century, remodelled in 1734 and 1880, the final shape and style in 1960
  • St. Stephen's relief (Petofi Sandor utca 61, 1896)
  • Former convent of Saint-Vincent (Szabadság tér, 21. 18th century, Baroque building)
  • 7 Cemetery. Rák utca, founded in 1759
  • City Hall (former village hall, Dózsa utca 10, Secession, 1910s
Reform church
  • 8 Bakonyszentlászló (German: Laßldorf) (Pápa, Veszprém, Győr (direct trains) both 40 km away.). Sandy ancient pine forests, valleys and Cuha Ördögrét (lit. Devil's meadow), caves. Historical attractions, nature reserves. Hunting and also the area is a paradise for hikers and walkers.
  • 1 Fenyőfő (German: Fichtenhöh). Sandy ancient pine and juniper forest Nature Reserve. Walking tours with botanical, geological attractions. Visit Cuha-creek Gorge, the valley of Hódos stream, forests of the surrounding mountains (caves, springs, monuments, viewpoints, ruins).




  • Ősfenyves Guesthouse (local government), Petőfi u. 1. Five rooms, 8+8+6+5+4 beds. Programs on demand: pigsticking, horse-drawn sleigh rides, archery, basketball, table tennis, bike rentals, and the horse-drawn carriage. Ft 3000 p.p. (2014).



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