Journals Sopron

The most faithful city of Hungary

Created by Tom X2 on July 14, 2004

2 Reviews
3 Stories

The town of Sopron near the Austrian border has preserved its old houses, as the Turks never set foot on it. Once a small city in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it gained the title of the most faithful city when after World War I the citizens decided to belong to Hungary.

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A WEEK IN HUNGARY

Created by chaliou on January 4, 2003

1 Review

The Solar Club Hotel is not the ideal place to stay during Christmas Holidays, because the place is dead! There is nothing to do there, the people barely speak English if any, and the appartment did not meet any of the advertisement standards of the RCI.

Sopron: Hungarian Charm at the gates of Vienna

Created by Overlander on September 8, 2001

4 Reviews

Sopron (pron.: "SHOW-prawn") offers visitors a delightful taste of Hungary all of a half-hour's drive from Vienna. Sad to say, Sopron gets very few visitors from Western countries other than Austria or Germany. In three days there, we ran into but a handful of English speakers, and they were all British. No Americans, Canadians, Australians, or whatever. This is unfortunate considering how close it is to Vienna.



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