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Votive Church

Dom Square, Szeged, Hungary
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Szeged
Type: Religious Sites
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Brunswick, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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3 reviews 3 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Milan, Italy
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126 reviews 126 reviews
31 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

You will find many strange things in this church! #1: there are swastikas and other Hindu symbols adorning the walls #2: there are clearly drawn hexagrams on the crowns of saints. These are always situated directly across from saints wearing the cross on their crown. #3: The church is large and has the third largest organ in Europe but the... More

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Zemun, Serbia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
119 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This church stands right across Pantheon. It is twin spired church built similiar to St. Marco Tower in Venice. It has beautiful organs, lot of space.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

You must visit this church if you come to Szeged. It's impressive, red-white bricks and amazing sculpture work. I did not expect to see such a large and grand church in a medium size town like this.

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