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Baroque architecture and interiors

Located on Szechenyi Square in the Old Town of Gyor, the Benedictine church of St. Ignatius of... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
KLE2013
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Centreville, Virginia
Baroque

This is well worth fighting your way through the 3 doors from the square to step inside what it... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Peter_wiwi
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Bembridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Located on Szechenyi Square in the Old Town of Gyor, the Benedictine church of St. Ignatius of Loyola was built from 1634-1641 by the Jesuits. The two square towers topped with onion domes were added in the 18th century. The Benedictine order took over the...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth fighting your way through the 3 doors from the square to step inside what it lacks in stain glass it makes up for in an effervescence of guilding and colourful stone work.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

well worth a visit as its in the center of town and the square it is on is a fine example of baroque architecture. drop in and enjoy the church. interesting to see and a quiet place to sit a bit.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The beautiful Baroque church is located on the main square of Gyor. It was founded by the Jesuits in the seventeenth century and became a Benedictine church in the early nineteenth century. The simple white facade is flanked by two square columns topped with green...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I have been there because it's was on our way to do to the spa and we have surprised about this beautiful place, the church and the squeare is very nice.

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Visited on Monday 9th October. What a surprise when we visited this Church in Gyor we were blown away with its beauty.

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Was invited to a Baptism in this Church and the interior is exceptional. The Church looks onto a plaza where there are weekly performances and always full of people and activities

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is one of the most fascinating church in the whole world. The architecture is in the baroque style, so you have rich ornamnets and wall paintings all over the place. Must see.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Nothing remarkable about this church, but pre enough. Very dark inside, so could probably do with a clean.

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

In the middle of Szechényi Square is the church and college founded by the Jesuits but given over to the Benedictines at the supression of the Society of Jesus in 1763. The day I visited was the feast of the Holy Cross. After spending some...More

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