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Matthias Church

Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 355 5657
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Used over the centuries as a coronation church for the Hungarian kings, the slender and graceful architecture of this beautiful church dominates the main square of the Castle area.
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  • Average4%
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Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 355 5657
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Reviewed yesterday

This church overlooks the city of Budapest (from the Buda side), and is well worth the visit. Amazing stained glass.

Thank PaulTraveler79
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely gorgeous building inside and out. Definitely check it out when you visit Castle Hill. It's worth a visit.

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed yesterday

Queen Elizabeth, or Sisi, as Hungarians called their beloved queen had her coronation within the walls of Matthias Church at the same time as her husband's. Sisi's love of the church is expressed by the time she spent in prayer at Loreto Chapel and by...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting church to see. All ceiling and walls are decorated in a style from the Ottoman empire, very ornate.

Thank Hank V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the castle Catholic church on top of the Buda hill. It was named for the Hungarian king that rebuilt it. Not St Matthew. But unique interior painting of walls influenced by the times the Turks made it into a mosque. From the ages...More

Thank paxnrth
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For me this is one of the most amazing buildings I have seen. Its just stunning. Sat opposite with a glass of wine in the sunshine and just soaked it up.

Thank leanda25
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was primarily interested in the tower climb, which did not disappoint. The ticket booth across the plaza sells a triple ticket offer for the church itself, the tower, and the fisherman's bastion, which makes it reasonable as a combo.

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here with a guide as part of my tour. It was beautiful and a lot of history took place here. My favorite part is the colored roof tiles. There are many displays throughout, I think it was easier with a guide to teach...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 2 days ago

located above the city you get a very nice overview over Budapest from there. Inside it is highly decorated. A bit too crowded for my taste.

Thank matwen2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Look at the roofing - different color of tiles. Looks similar to st stephen church in Vienna. The walls are meticulously painted from floor to ceiling. Interesting to know how it was used during the past centuries/millenium

Thank Panching L
District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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hi, heard there is COMBO TICKET to Fisherman's Bastion . can share where to buy it as i couldn't get any info at all thanks
27 March 2017|
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Response from MrJoelB | Reviewed this property |
If you are facing the church, there was a ticket booth to the right
Are there accessible restrooms in this church
22 March 2017|
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Response from Ambrose007 | Reviewed this property |
No there aren't, but there is public toilets a couple of minutes away
Hi! How much time should we allow to visit the interior without the church tower?
30 November 2016|
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Response from Admiro | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We spend one hour inside.