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Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral

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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This basilica is worth the stop. The views are amazing and the church is beautiful inside and out. Go and see it.

Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome Basilica. It is an easy day trip from Budapest. If you have the energy make the climb to the top of the cupola for the amazing views.

Thank johnmJ2594PN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an awesome basilica. Getting there from Budapest was bit of a hassle, but it's worth going. Once you get to the top, you will have fantastic views of the Danube. You can even see Slovakia. Do not forget to walk across the bridge to...More

Thank Griffin Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A spelling accident on purpose. This grotesque monument is well worth the trip from Boedapest (we were traveling from Boedapest), the countless amount of tight stairs you have to climb and little waiting time to enjoy the view over Hungary ánd Slovakia. Holding secrets like...More

Thank KleijnTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this gargantuan basilica almost by accident - it easily dominated the horizon as it is huge. We approached and its majestic columns and dome atop of the basilica looked impressive It is possible to go up into the dome and walk around...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We went there a part of a day trip to the Danube Bend, which is beautiful in the fall. Didn't go into the Basilica but the view of the river is breathtaking and the park shady and quite nice . If you have a car,...More

Thank David-Miriam-Cohen
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you want to learn some Hungarian history combined with magnificent view then visit the Basilica. It’s about an hour’s drive from Budapest, and it may be combined with a visit to Visegrád and maybe Szentendre on the way back. The Basilica is the largest...More

Thank Robicsek
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing Basilica! Well worth the visit - take the time to see it all - well worth the cost of entry - especially the climb to the dome/Cupola. Enjoy.

Thank CorIngeborg
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It's worth it to walk all the way to the top. The views are amazing! There are many rooms to check out, the treasury being where you'll say a lot of "wow". That ...and the crypt. It was worth it to pay to walk all...More

Thank cricketro
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The place is beautiful, during day and night. Free entry but people have to pay if they want to visit the rooftop. The view from there is simply amazing and you can also see Slovakia. The view of the Basilica from Slovakia is also amazing.

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Joy S
9 June 2018|
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Response from TJA950 | Reviewed this property |
Yes to all your questions. It depends how long you are in Hungary but my advice would be to pay in Forint or by credit card where you can control the exchange rates. In any event, if you are only there for a few days it's... More
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Pam D
4 June 2018|
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Response from Istvan T | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen any little train in Esztergom. The hotel is close to the cathedral but to reach that by mobility scooter is not too easy but possible. There are some steps and as I remember well some ways to there partly... More
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Sylvana M
22 August 2017|
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Response from Archy B | Reviewed this property |
Hi :) There is a car park by the basilica. choose that one where there is a security man. Much cheaper! It was only 500 HUF (less then 2 Euros or Punds) for an unlimited park (24 hrs). The river is walking distance, You... More
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