Mogersdorf

Mogersdorf / Mogersdorf

Mogersdorf has a famous place in Austrian history because it was here that Raimondo Montecuccoli annihilated a 60,000/90,000-strong army of the Ottoman Empire in 1664 upon its attempt to cross the Raab River westwards towards Styria. This Battle of Mogersdorf was commemorated by a chapel on the nearby Schlößlberg hill. Having fallen into disrepair, it was replaced by a new building, with an unadorned but huge Christian cross at its side, in 1964.

Places of interest

> Turkish Martyrs’ Memorial

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