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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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Szentharomsag ter 2, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 355 5657
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Reviewed today

This church located on top of Castle Hill is part of the beautiful skyline from the river or from Pest. It is the oldest church in Budapest dating back to the 1200s. The colorful Zsolnay tiles on the roof are handmade. This church was devastated...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed today via mobile

I only saw the church from the outside but that was enough to be stunned! It is very simple yet elegant and striking. The white with the brightly coloured roof is really cool. You must see this in Budapest.

Thank Lottelli
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful church, both inside and out close to the Fishermans Bastion in Budapest. Great for a bit of peace away from the crowds.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed yesterday

The Matthias church with its light colored stones and towering spires that sit next to the fisherman's bastion is like a walk in a fairyland (If you could only get rid of the hundreds of people who are also admiring the beauty just as you)!...More

Thank drvineet13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have seen it only from outside. It looks amazing, light rock walls and fantastic colorful roof, with sharp narrow bell tower. In sunny day it was so picturesque.

Thank Monika G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It really pays off to go inside! Wait in line, pay the price (it is quite cheap) and take the time to admire this beautiful church. Don’t forget to go upstairs at the 1st floor to see a small exhibiton. All those girls in love...More

Thank thetravelingpenuin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband walked around the castle district a lot and it’s a beautiful place. But at night the whole area changes and is magical. This church is glorious and I think one of my favourite buildings. It’s breath taking!

Thank ZCashin2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

For me the best architecture in Budapest, no doubt! I absolutely loved the colourful tiled roof. The Church is in close proximity to the Fisherman's Bastion and both are a delight to visit. Definitely unmissable.

Thank PaporiR
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful overlook, great for photo op. Night time illumination makes the Cathedral glow, there are shops, restaurants, and monuments nearby.

Thank scottmerrill1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Simply an amazing place to visit & combine with the Fisherman's Bastion. Make sure you get a guided tour to get the most from the visit. Some good Hungarian restaurants in the area. Public bus 16 will get you to the top from Pest.

Thank Roger1278
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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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Selene P
30 October 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
23 September 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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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
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