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Szent Gellert ter 1, Budapest 1118, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the cave church is beautiful and full of wonderful little areas as well as an active place of catholic worship. It was my favourite place in Budapest

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank heatherhG4188DW
Reviewed May 18, 2019

I had not intended visiting this church but stumbled upon it while climbing Gellert Hill (en route to the Statue of Liberty). Entry and exit is via a gift shop. Inside is a small church within natural caves. It is fairly unique in its form...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed May 16, 2019

While we were exploring Budapest, at the top of Gellert Hill was an unexpected find that we had not planned on. This church inside a cave was so nice to see, so glad we checked it out. I loved how different it was inside. Being...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sandra n
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Please don’t be fooled by this visit, audio guide is not relevant at all, and there is just a cave with some statues

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jiji1804
Reviewed April 27, 2019

It is a church built inside a cave. Unfortunately during my visit there was a mass, so it was closed for tourists. From the place in front of the entrance to the cave was nice view of Danube River and Liberty Bridge. There was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank PavlaPavla
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Loving caves, this was one of my favourite attractions in Budapest. It is a church built inside some natural caves. Although my wife and I are not Christians, we could certainly still very much appreciate such an unusual setting and the tranquil atmosphere. Very much...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Trevor93
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Attended mass here on Sunday. Beautiful service even tho I do not speak Hungarian. If you are not a Roman Catholic, and obviously many of the reviewers are not, do not go ! To base reviews on the cost is pathetic. Attend mass or stay...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Charles C
Reviewed April 13, 2019

As the name suggests this church is built in a cave at the side of Gellert Hill and is a very unique church quite different from the others we have seen on our trip. No cost involved, but a small stall outside run by parishioners...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank blaintm
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

A small but beautiful church tucked into the rocky hillside of Budapest. A worthwhile experience to visit during a stroll within the citadel and walking paths.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

Cheap to get in and you have access to a audio guide included in the price. It’s easy to do because it’s not a massive church and the history it’s quiet interesting. I was wanting to see more as there’s more closed doors that seem...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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irynao913
February 13, 2019|
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Response from A C R | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to go into the church to see the statue. It is outside.
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irynao913
February 13, 2019|
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Response from NikiandStu | Reviewed this property |
The statue of St Stephen is outside the church so you can walk straight up and get a good view of the river and bridge too.
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wendylc
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Gabriel H | Reviewed this property |
This is a working church open 7 days a week. On Sundays, masses are at 8:30 am, 11 am, 5 pm and 8 pm.
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