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Votive Church

Dom Square, Szeged, Hungary
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Szeged
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Plymouth uk
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

At present doing huge really deep excavations . Inside a tranquil retreat , lovely paintings on the wall . What fascinated me was the medieval looking contraption, used to reach the high ceilings, wooden with wheel and a scary looking extendable ladder ,,, not for the feint hearted.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Amazing construction in the center of Szeged. Worth a visit to check the church and the surroundings.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I've visited Szeged many times before and, of course, seen the Dom (Cathedral of Our Lady) many times, it dominates the city skyline from miles around. To be honest, it isn't the prettiest Cathedral on the outside being built of brick. However, I was totally amazed when I finally took a visit inside the Cathedral; stunningly decorated and painted walls... More

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Brunswick, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I made a point of visiting this church for personal reason. I was baptized there many, many, many years ago. It has two impressive spires which can be seen just about everywhere in the downtown area. It became my guiding light as I walked around the riverfront. . It is not as old as many other churches I've seen in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a beautiful building in the centre of Szeged. Well worth a visit particularly in the evening as the lighting of the features really highlight the surrounding area.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
105 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The church is a part of the complex on Dom ter. Wonderful architecture! We were not able to go inside, but the church and it's surroandings are memorable enough as it is! Great experience!

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Urom, Hungary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The Votive Church in Szeged is one of the main attractions of the town. It's placed on one end of a large square, where they have summer theater events every year (you should visit a performance is you have a chance). The church itself is not an old one, but it has an atmosphere to it. The walls are not... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Inside and out it is a beautiful building, even thou I am not a church goer per say, I enjoyed looking around. Surprisingly the church is not as old as it looks and feels like.

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Višnja Gora
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The church with its impressive size and nice painted pictures inside. No fees for church, only for tower. be on the organs concert in the chuch must be very impressive.

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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The church with its impressive size, interesting brick architecture and colourfully painted interior is a must if you are in Szeged. The large square in front of it with the colonnades offers a nice view. The interior paintings are influenced by Byzantine style, and the Virgin Mary in traditional local dress painted on the ceiling above the altar is also... More

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