Fertő / Neusiedlersee cultural landscape

Short description:

The area of Lake Fertő has been the meeting place of different cultures for 8000 years, creating a characteristics cultural landscape. Due to its unique natural values, UNESCO designated it as a biosphere reserve in 1979. The lake and the surrounding villages were designated as World Heritage Cultural Landscapes in 2001 by the World Heritage Committee. In addition to its natural values, folk architecture and palaces built between the 17th and 19th centuries (Esterházy and Széchenyi Palace) are also worthy of attention.

Tags: fertő, tó, hungarikum

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