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Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral

Castle Hill | Szt. István tér, Esztergom 2500, Hungary
+36 33 411 895
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Built in the first half of the nineteenth century, the largest cathedral in Hungary incorporates the red marble Rakocz Chapel, a fine example of Renaissance art.
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Castle Hill | Szt. István tér, Esztergom 2500, Hungary
+36 33 411 895
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Truly spectacular, breathtakingly huge and magnificient Cathedral! When in Hungary you should really visit here and see the King's old town at the same time with broken buildings and old time glory grown old. Truly a monumental sightseeing.

Thank JonnaDunkel
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Walking the grounds and the cathedral was visually exciting, as there were lots of beautiful architectural details to take in. The views from atop the dome to the surrounding countryside and the Danube River were spectacular. We strolled through the adorable and quaint town. Seemed...More

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Lovely place to visit. It boasts the largest church - St Stephens, in Hungary and is the seat of the Catholic Church. It's worth a visit regardless of your religion. Nice little town.

Thank AlexCath0206
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Esztergom is the traditional ecclesiastical capital of Hungary - think Canterbury for England or Armagh for Ireland. It's a small town and most visitors from outside Hungary will be there because their tour stopped for the day. Fortunately it's easy to get the best out...More

Thank IainNorthernIreland
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Inside the basilica was really nice. The view on top of it was beautiful as well.. Recommended to take the trip..

Thank Noah A
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Beautiful interior. Amazing views. If you want to make breathtaking panoramic photos, both inside and outside, this is a place.

1  Thank Leon K
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Worth the trip to Esztergom, which takes a little over an hour by train and is inexpensive. It's quite a long hike up the hill to the Basilica, the largest church in Hungary, and so worth finding the lift to help you up. A combined...More

2  Thank kissane
Reviewed March 24, 2017

A very nice city in general and this particular basilica is a must see. You can go inside on a very top and get an astonishing view, overlook Slovakia and beautiful Duna river. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Alenka N
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The Basilica is such a beautiful part of the Catholic Religion! You should see it if you are around the area, even if you have different believes. But do not forget to wear comfy shoes, and even if you get tired, do not give up,...More

Thank Tunde409
Reviewed March 15, 2017

The basilica is a huge building built in a classicistic style. The construction began in 1822 and was completed in 1856. It was built on the foundations of several old buildings. In the basilica there is a famous organ with huge organ pipes. Listening to...More

1  Thank LaBod44
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Response from Laszlo57 | Reviewed this property |
Below is the link. There is a gift shop. open regularly. w w w.bazilika-esztergom.hu/en/mass-times