Purgly Castle, Șofronea

  • National heritage number:
  • AR-II-a-B-00653
  • address:
  • Șofronea
  • dated to:
  • 18th century
  • ownership:
  • public property

Sofronea village is located in Arad county, 20 km from Battonya (Hungary), between Arad city (Romania) and Varjas (Hungary). The castle used to belong to Purgly János, the father-in-law of Horthy Miklós. The first part of the castle was built in 1789. Today, the estate is administered by the "Humanitas Gura Popii" Foundation, who supposedly have spent 2,5 million Euros for its restauration. Behind the castle there is a functioning thermal bath.The foundation plans to invest in establishing and equipping a conference center in the castle buildign itself.

Sofronea village is located in Arad county, 20 km from Battonya (Hungary), between Arad city (Romania) and Varjas (Hungary). The castle used to belong to Purgly János, the father-in-law of Horthy Miklós. The first part of the castle was built in 1789. Today, the estate is administered by the "Humanitas Gura Popii" Foundation, who supposedly have spent 2,5 million Euros for its restauration. Behind the castle there is a functioning thermal bath.The foundation plans to invest in establishing and equipping a conference center in the castle buildign itself.

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