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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment, Hungary

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] The Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma together with its natural environment, is a World Heritage Site of Hungary. The abbey, which is located at the top of a 282-meter hill is one of the oldest historical monuments of the country.


Millenary Benedictine Archabbey of Pannonhalma, Hungary
Millenary Benedictine Archabbey of Pannonhalma, Hungary
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The Benedictine monks who founded the abbey had a long historical significance with the development of Hungary. From their settling there in AD 996, they were instrumental in converting the Hungarians, in establishing the first school in Hungary, in producing the first document written in Hungarian, and in promoting and uplifting the local culture.

Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 20th session of the World Heritage Committee in Mérida, Mexico, on 2 - 7 December, 1996.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 47 33 32.004 E 17 47 3.984
Inscription Year: 1996
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: IV, VI

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