Batthyány Castle, statue and chapel

László Batthyány-Strattmann was born in the building of the primary school in the former Batthyány Castle on 28 October 1870. The duke, an ophthalmologist, healed the poor free of charge and restored the sight of numerous blind people. The village’s famous offspring was beatified by Pope John Paul II on 23 March 2003 in Rome. There is an exhibition on the life of the duke turned doctor in the building. A bust of the Blessed László Batthyány-Strattmann stands in front of the castle while there is a small neo-Gothic chapel on the other side of the road.

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