Pannonhalma (formerly Győrszentmárton) is in Transdanubia.

The Archabbey

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  • 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.

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Approximately 20 km south of Győr.

By train

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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

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

By bus

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

Get around

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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).

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Sleep

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  • 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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