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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 15 November 2016

Inflexible ticket seller didn't let me join the tour because I was 3 minutes late. The next tour did not start on time because a big group did not come on time. There was no reason that I had to join in a big group...More

Thank YukHome
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking building both from the outside and the inside. Also very nice view from the hill. A part of Hungarian history, you should not miss it.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Esztergom is the seat of the Hungarian Catholic Church this is where the Sate - the Kingdom of Hungary was established in 1000AD by king Stephen (thus it become the Royal Seat for two centuries) - who was later Canonised by the pope - hence...More

Thank stephenstephenbor
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral we saw on a Danube Bend day trip out of Budapest. The most beautiful view of it was when you went over the bridge to Slovakia and saw it from a distance over the river.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Home of the mother church (Catholic) of Hungary and where St. Stephen was crowned in 1000. The current building dates back to the 19th century. Very impressive. The treasury upstairs was filled with all sorts of artifacts that must be worth millions. All I could...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Situated on a hilltop offering views across the Danube into Slovakia this is a very impressive one of the largest in Eastern Europe

Thank Val_Mansfield
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The 'headquarters' of the catholic church in Hungary, a most impressive structure with great acoustics. As handsome as the building is - it is even more grand if you take the time to drive across the bridge and take a look from the Slovakian side.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The rain was pouring down, but we made it to this huge church, imposingly set on castle hill. If you're looking for dignified serenity, this won't be your place of choice. The massive grey pillars inside and out set the tone. The slabs of red...More

Thank Kelsorosa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

the biggest church in Hungary. very impressive.it has been build on a hill . therefore very impressive

Thank sukakeliling
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Nothing prepared me for the scale of this Basilica; it is vast. Do visit the crypt if you have time because it houses the tomb of Cardinal Mindszenty who inspired many people of my generation because of his opposition to Communism in Hungary and for...More

Thank robert f
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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