Ask a question about 'Lockenhaus'
Start a new discussion about 'Lockenhaus'
Answer questions from other users
is a town in the district of Oberpullendorf
Bezirk Oberpullendorf is a district of the state ofBurgenland in Austria.-Municipalities:Towns are indicated in boldface; market towns in italics; suburbs, hamlets and other subdivisions of a municipality are indicated in small characters.Where appropriate, the Hungarian or Croatian names are...
Burgenland is the easternmost and least populous state or Land of Austria. It consists of two Statutarstädte and seven districts with in total 171 municipalities. It is 166 km long from north to south but much narrower from west to east...
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...
The town was (like the whole Burgenland until 1920/21) part of Hungary since the foundation of the kingdom in the year 1000. Since 1898 the name Léka had to be used because of the Magyarization
Magyarization is a kind of assimilation or acculturation, a process by which non-Magyar elements came to adopt Magyar culture and language due to social pressure .Defiance or appeals to the Nationalities Law, met...
by the government in Budapest. After WWI „Deutsch-Westungarn“ (the Burgenland) became part of Austria when the Treaty of Trianon
The Treaty of Trianon was the peace agreement signed in 1920, at the end of World War I, between the Allies of World War I and Hungary . The treaty greatly redefined and reduced Hungary's borders. From its borders before World War I, it lost 72% of its territory, which was reduced from to...
privated Hungary of about the 70% of its territory which held for more than nine centuries.
- Burg Lockenhaus
Burg Lockenhaus is a castle and medieval fortress located in the Güns Valley in the southeastern part of Lockenhaus, in Burgenland, eastern Austria. The castle was built in Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles around 1200, and was initially called "Leuca" or Léka...
- Church of St. Nikolaus, Lockenhaus
The Church of Saints Nicholas is an early Baroque parish church located in the Güns Valley in Lockenhaus, in the Austrian state of Burgenland. It was built during the period of 1655 to 1669. Commissioned by Franz III. Nádasdy, the church was entrusted to the Augustinians and was dedicated to both...
- Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival
The Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival is an annual chamber music festival located in the Austrian state of Burgenland. It is held at three venues in Lockenhaus: Burg Lockenhaus castle, Church of St. Nikolaus, and the old monastery of Lockenhaus...