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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 1 week ago

Beautiful Cathedral above Danube (not sure, but should be the 3rd biggest in Europe after St. Peters in Roma and St. Pauls in London??). Both the cathedral and big statue of the first king coronation are fascinating. Even my girls (7, 6 years old) were...More

Thank ytus2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and soulful look into the ecclesiastical history of Hungary. A magnificent view of the surrounding countryside and picturesque town of Esztergom combined with a northern view of the border to Slovakia. Relics, donations and everything else a good Catholic Church has to offer!...More

Thank Alexander E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the greatest Christian churches in Europe. On top of the hill, close to the castle. View over the Danube river.

Thank Victor F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing structure and I'm blessed to have been able to visit it but relative to other basilica's in Europe, it does not compare. The views from the hill it occupy's are fantastic with Slovakia right across the Danube river.

Thank Whitechris1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica is very beautiful as also the surrounding area and beautiful views over Danube, certainly worth a visit. But, what really bothered me, you have to buy a ticket to enter in Basilica. Then you have to pay more to see the crypt and...More

Thank Bruno_Croatia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the largest church in Hungary sitting aloft high above the town and river and next to the Castle-Museum. It was consecrated in 1856 and the famous Hungarian composer Liszt wrote an Esztergom Mass for the occasion. From outside the cathedral you get wonderful...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Excellent place, with a spectacular view to the city, the ticket costs €5 and it was totally worth if. It is 1-2hour tour around and inside the basilica. You gotta be careful because you are npt allowed to visit the roof top in case of...More

Thank Annabella S
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Really really amazing ! Brilliant architecture .definitely worth a visit.. tons of history here and so it's best to take a guided tour of the same otherwise it will be a wasted trip !

Thank rohini_ar
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Esztergom from Budapest in train. The train journey itself was very pleasant with picturesque view of the mountains. The Esztergom Basilica gives a stunning view from the top of the hill. Don't forget to go inside the Basilica and all the way to...More

1  Thank Partha B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was an overnight stop for us on our way to Budapest but we stayed and ate very near by .The basilica looked fabulous and wished we had the time to visit

Thank pat w
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23 March 2016|
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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