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Address: On Dom ter, Pecs, Hungary
Phone Number: 72-513-030
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Description: One of the most treasured medieval monuments was founded by King Stephen I...
One of the most treasured medieval monuments was founded by King Stephen I in the 11th century.
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Also called the Basilica of St. Peter & St. Paul

Most of the renovations happened in 1881 but the basilica stands on foundations as old as the 11th century. During Ottoman occupation, it was converted to a mosque. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Most of the renovations happened in 1881 but the basilica stands on foundations as old as the 11th century. During Ottoman occupation, it was converted to a mosque. The architecture is best described as neo-Romanesque. The high, tented center altar suggests the tents that the Israelites used as they roamed the desert for 40 years. The 12 apostles adorn the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Simply beautiful. Just walk around it and enjoy. I was with my love and it is an unforgetable memory.

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Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The cathedral of Pecs with its four towers is very impressive at the top of the hill. I heard a concert by the Croatian Radio TV mens choir and the acoustics was very impressive.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This beautiful cathedral has recently been renovated to its former glory, well worth a visit very pleasant

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Pecs Cathedral is located very close to the town square, restaurants, bars, and shopping. It is a beautiful building.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Four tower church, daily eating market in park outside, ornate interior, paintings, pews, and crypt chapel from 12th century

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melsele
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

excellent location, well restaured, very large building in gotic style with 19th century renovations, the façade is in pure white stone

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Amazing cathedral, the crypt area is stunning and worth visiting. My memory of this is sitting outside with an ice-cream listening to a choir practice to my right in the music school then suddenly in a building to my left an orchestra struck up an amazing 30 minutes sitting the hot September sun.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

An incredibly impressive Cathedral and definitely worth a visit to admire the inside of the Cathedral.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Unique with its 4 towers, it is nice to come by day and by night and go around it. Very nice photos to make. The inside is almost as nice as the Mathyas church in Budapest: very nice murals and ceilings.

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