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Bergkirche

The influences of the Esterhazy family and Joseph Haydn are visible all over Eisenstadt. The Bergkirche (mountain church) was  built between 1715-1803 according to the plans of Paul I. Esterhazy.

Pomposity

For the Princes Esterhazy family, life at court was pompous and glorious. The palace is full of finest silverware, invaluable paintings and huge halls.

Old bottles

The Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt houses the wine museum. You walk down the stairs into the wine cellar and dive into another century. The smell of wine is omnipresent in the old stone walls.… Continue reading

Esterhazy Palace

Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt is a stunning baroque palace that gives an insight into the glamorous life at the court.