Hauptstraße in Eisenstadt


Welcome in the city of Joseph Haydn!

Eisenstadt ist immer eine Reise wert

Morgenstimmung Eisenstadt (c) Bernhard Helminger

Time spent in Eisenstadt is time well spent!

The capital of Burgenland, one of nine Austrian states, is situated at the foot of the Leitha Mountains. The town of 14,000 inhabitants is one of the smaller capitals in the Austrian federation.

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Schloss Esterházy


Esterházy Palace

Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt is one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Austria and presents a fascinating view of the resplendent life once lived at the court of the Princes Esterházy.

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Haydn-House Eisenstadt

When he got promoted to conductor in 1766, Haydn bought this house and lived there with his wife Aloisia Keller until 1778. Haydn and Eisenstadt are inseparable. From 1761 on, Haydn worked as conductor for the Esterházy court

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Haydn Church (Bergkirche)

The pilgrim church "Visitation" was built between 1715 and 1803 according to plans drawn up by Prince Paul I. Esterházy. Unfortunately, the prince did not live to see the groundbreaking ceremony as he died from the plague in 1713.

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