The Esterhazy Castle in Eisenstadt

The Esterhazy Castle in Eisenstadt

The Esterhazy Castle is situated in Eisenstadt, in the Austrian region of Burgenland, being the emblem of the city The castle dates back to the 13th century, being a royal residence during the years. Between the years 1364-1445 it belonged to the Kanizsai Hungarian noble family, and after 1445 went into possession of the city. From the year 1622 the castle becomes the possession of the Esterhazy family. In the 16th century the Esterhazy Castle in Eisenstadt is modified and transformed to ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Eisenstadt

Tourist guide to Eisenstadt

Eisenstadt is one of the cities in Austria which attracts thousands of tourists every year. Besides the beautiful natural scenery, Eisenstadt is the birthplace of the famous Hungarian noble family of the Esterhazy counts. The very great composer Joseph Haydn lived here a periodic occasion of great pride for city residents. Eisenstadt is at 12 km from the border with Hungary, on the Wulka River and stretches to the south of the Leitha Mountains. The name the city - the city of iron - has i... [ read more ]