SoldatenKapelle

If you are heading the road from Rust to Eisenstadt, you'll pass the "Soldatenkapelle" (Chapel for the soldiers) and the "Römersteinbruch" (Roman stone quarry pit), which are located right at the road. This amazing place is a part of the Ruster Hills and it belongs to the District of St. Margarethen. Walking around the entire area of this place will take you approx. 1 hour. As soon as you step on to that place and you start your hiking tour, you can enjoy a breath taking spot to the Lake Neusiedl ("Neusiedler See") During the hike, you can marvel all these sculptures, which has being placed widespreaded on this land. These sculptures, has being built during the 60's and the 70's because of a symposium of european sulptors. The stone quarry was already known by the Romans and it is one of the most biggest in Europe. The entire ground of this hill and of the nearby quarry is very fossiliferous. At the end, this area has become a part of the UNESCO world heritage. If you have the opportunity to drive along that mentioned road, we definitly encourage you to take a little break for exploring that beautiful place.