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Telekessy Istvan utca 6., Eger 3300, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Basilica is the most important religous building in Eger, a city of the center of Hungary. The Basilica is located in a little hill, from where you can see views of the city and the Liceu, the religious university of Eger, located in front...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The construction is all outside so seeing the interior is not a problem but getting there is. Be patient and persistent and you’ll enjoy a reverent experience. We were lucky to see a young man propose to his sweetheart while in the Basilica.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive building. Both in size and in the beauty inside. Beautiful stained glass, big columns and big arches are dazzling. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank lnemol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This RC cathedral is a must-see in Eger first of all because of its internal beauty. The building itself is not too remarkable, but inside I can say, a treasure.

Thank fuzessery
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The basilica is more notable for it's size than for anything else. It's not particularly old, and the decorations are surpassed by many other churches and cathedrals in Hungary. The best thing about this place is that they have organ concerts. The sound of a...More

Thank GeneBrown
Reviewed 18 July 2018

You have to climb up many stairs to reach the cathedral which is also magnificent inside and outside as well. It is a must when visiting Eger.

Thank beabrigi
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Second biggest church in Hungary.One of the land mark of Eger. It is a place one need to visit when in Eger.

Thank hungarianguide
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a richly decorated church with huge interiors that dwarf the visitors. Looking up, there is the beautiful ceiling frescos. On either side under the main dome are beautiful stained glass windows. On the outside, the church is so large that it is difficult...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Basilica looks stately from the outside with a wide flight of steps going up to the entrance but the façade was not as grand architecturally as many other cathedrals in Europe. The inside however showed more refined details and artistic workmanship and would be...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 5 June 2018

A large structure with many columns, painted to look like marble. There are some impressive alcoves and paintings. It was fairly empty and quiet.

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