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Matthias Church

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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed today

Going to Buda Castle and not appreciating this piece of architecture is inadmissible. It's one of the "must see" spots while on the castle. Make sure you have a guide or book with the history of the place, so you don't miss the little details.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ehrlichmann P
Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful church is located within the Castle Hill walls next to the Fisherman's Bastion. It has been remodelled and renovated many times since it was first built in the mid 13th century. It was substantially changed during the 140 year plus period of Ottoman...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank westy54
Reviewed yesterday

Worth visiting both day and at night when it is lit up. The outside alone is worth the visit even if you aren't interested in going inside, but that too is quite lovely. Situated on the Buda side of the Danube adjacient to the Fisherman's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shelaghuk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Matthias Church is where the royals were crowned making it more that another church in Europe. The interior is gorgeous but it was the tiled roof that I liked the most. You can see similar tiling at the Central Market downtown.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank misspNewJersey
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful church with an amazing tiled roof, almost fairytale and I'm sure if you are a child(or child at heart) you could be forgiven for thinking you are actually in a fairytale!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cosmicmoonbeam2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were there with droves of people taking photos outside on fisherman’s bastion. The outside of the building is stunning and the roof tiles beautiful and so pretty with their multi colours. We were unsure whether the pay the £10 entry fee to look inside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 859eirlysw
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful church...be sure to check out history before visiting....make sure you see the Loretta Chapel in rear of church....the miracle of the Virgin Mary statue is located here & quite fascinating.....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have no words for how beautiful Matthias Church is! From the outside you are blown away with the beauty of this building. No photos do it justice. You pay 1500 HUF to go inside and it’s well worth it. Everything from the stained glass...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenefars78
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is next to the fishermen bastion, a a unmissable and unforgettable sight..so far had not got the chance to get inside but it's by far the best photographed church in Budapest. The blend of colours and settings is unique. A must while in Budapest

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marjus77
Reviewed 5 days ago

This church overlooks the Danube and Pest from the Buda side. The restored church is magnificent from the outside (but we did not have time to see the inside). Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
...More
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mathew1812
November 30, 2018|
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Response from Josh E | Reviewed this property |
Nope, you can get separate or combined tickets. Neither are particularly expensive.
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Selene P
October 30, 2017|
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Response from sunilkhanolkar | Reviewed this property |
Why not both. If reaching all the way there
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Michael E
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Spanglj | Reviewed this property |
Unable to help on this one sorry, as suggested above perhap check on google or theChurch website
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