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Address: Var u. 16, Veszprem, Hungary
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Named after Queen Gizella, the wife of King Stephen I, this picturesque...

Named after Queen Gizella, the wife of King Stephen I, this picturesque chapel features magnificent 13th-century, life-size frescoes of six Apostles.

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Parts of the original chapel remain.

This chapel was built after the time of Gisella, but it contains frescoes of the apostles on the walls which are splendid. The colors are very vivid. There are also pieces of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
journeymaid48
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Niagara Falls

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

For sure I wouldn't pay an entrance fee, if I would have know what is inside. Some of the original paintings? are to see, and that's is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This chapel was built after the time of Gisella, but it contains frescoes of the apostles on the walls which are splendid. The colors are very vivid. There are also pieces of color remaining on the ceiling vaults and bosses. The frescoes date to the 13th century when the chapel was built. It has a simple altar which is perfect... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

but amazing frescoes left over from medieval times. super tiny but that's how it was back then for a private chapel for the queen of hungary, gizella.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Announced as the most ancient remains on the Castle hill, the chapel is a bit of a disappointment. It is very small and definitely not spectacular if you have visited any 13th century churches before. Don't bother buying a ticket, just watch it from the outside through the open doors.

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