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Address: Dom Square, Szeged, Hungary
Phone Number: 3662420157
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Sun 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 7:00 pm

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Big and beautiful. Really very impressive. We didnt enter inside, but probably it is also very beautiful inside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ekaterina O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big and beautiful. Really very impressive. We didnt enter inside, but probably it is also very beautiful inside.

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Thank Ekaterina O
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Church with my family. If you like art, I definitely recommend as it has beautiful frescoes;) You can enter free and have a sit for a while and think about your life!;) Cheers!;)

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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Szeged was almost completely destroyed by the flooding Tisza river in 1879. Therefore, the reconstructed city is all relatively new, including the Votive Church, which was only completed in 1930. Located on Dom square, the church was erected in the place of the older Domotor church, of which only a tower (Domotor Tower) survives. The ample square allows a full... More 

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The art in Hungary is so very different from Italy that it is difficult to not compare. Yet the distinctively Eastern European expression is captured gloriously in this Catholic Church.

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

You can see it from the motorway as Szeged is on the great plain. This remarkable building has a square in front that is home for the a famous summer festival.

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Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lovely large Cathoic Church on Dom Square. Consecrated in 1930 it is a mixture of Roman, Gothic, and eastern Byzantine architecture. Has a pipe organ with 9040 pipes, image of Madonna dressed in shepherd's felt cloak and slippers. This information I garnered from the web because there in NO information available in the church. Entrance is however free. worth taking... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The church is just beautifull! One of the most interesting in Hungary so a must visit! The exterior is realy special, so I had to walk all around it and take photographs from different angles.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Remarkable Cathedral, dominating the surroundings. Not so ancient, but great fit to the adjacent square. Astonishing exterior in terms of colour composition of the materials used. No.1 thing to see in Szeged. Highest recommendations. Must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I love everything about Szeged. I am amazed so few people step outside of Budapest to see a really interesting town with Art Deco like touches. This church is HUGE inside, there is tons to see, you just have to be respectful as you go in not to disturb the worshippers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The Votive Church and its neighboring university are used as a backdrop for many plays and other types of performances. A stage and bleachers are almost a permanent fixture. A great landmark and a wonderful area to walk in close proximity to the Tisza River. If you like architecture, you will love this church.

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