In Perg visitors can see a wide range of interesting churches und historical buildings, two museums as well as a number of monuments, sculptures like the Pestsäule (a memorial for the deaths from the plague) and Burgfriedensteine, which are an important part of the town’s history.

Parish Church St. Jacob

Gothic hall church. Around 1416 a chapel was built at that site and, ca. 1500 and 1528, extensions were incorporated into the original part. During the renovation of the steeples, old frescos were revealed on the east and the south side of the church

The Church in Pergkirchen

The Gothic church, which is dedicated to St. Martin, was first mentioned in 1088. During the 15th and the beginning of the 16th century the church was rebuilt and extended several times. In 1527 the Margarethenkapelle, a chapel, was erected.

Church of the Calvary Hill

The Kalvarienbergkirche is one of the best-known attractions of Perg. It was completed by 1754. It is a late Baroque, round building with Rococo interiors.

Seifensiederhaus - Workshop and
Home of a Soap Boiler

The Seifensiederhaus, which is located at the market place, was built in 1563 and between 1671 and 1879 housed the workshop of a soap boiler. The Baroque façade of the house embellished with stucco dates from 1720.


The Heimathaus or town museum will teach you more on the local history of Perg and its surroundings. The main focus of the exhibition is on the millstone industry and mining, which are both very important for Perg.

Steinbrecherhaus - Home of
Millstone Workers

Built in 1802 it served as a home for families employed at the quarry. Now showing the everyday life of ordinary people in old times after it was opened as a museum in 2007 by a local histo-ry society.

Pranger - Pillory

The pillory on the town square in Perg dates back to 1583. The square column made of granite was once used to pillory guilty persons.