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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 20 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 16 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

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Reviewed 15 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
Reviewed 11 June 2017

beautiful basilica, biggest one in Hungary, great grounds, great views, make sure to go inside, self guided, great little bar with nice views for a drink

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Not only do you have great views but its also a treasure trove of history with a number of valuable and ancient relics on display .Also recent history is not forgotten with details of the recent Nazi and Communist control .Current residents have had unelected...More

Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

An absolute must if stopping in this little town. The Basilica is truly amazing and I would highly recommend making the effort to climb to the top of the cupola - breath-taking views!

Thank TravellingTulip13
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Esztergom Cathedral is must see. I recommend to go on top of the roof for magnificent view to Danube river, Sturovo and Esztergom.

Thank Michal R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Not to visit a beautiful Esztregom basilica would be a sin as you never were in this historical part og Hungary

Thank Libor N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The basilica is on a high bluff with incredible views over the Danube and surrounding valleys. It is beautifully done, extremely well preserved and maintained. The area was a major power center 600 years ago and the church was at the center of influence in...More

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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