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Matthias Church, Budapest, Hungary

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 22nd of October, 2009
The Matthias Church or Church of Our Lady is a 700 years old Catholic temple. It was named after the great king of Hungary, Matthias Rex.
It's building style is a mixed one because of the changes that were made on it throughout the centuries. It was even converted into a mosque when the Turkish occupied the city. Its walls were whitewashed and texts from the Koran were painted on it.
It is beautifully renovated now, even some of the medieval frescoes were found under the whitewash.
Its rose windows are my favorite, but the whole place is so grandiose. No wonder, Hungarian kings were crowned here for centuries.
The admission is very cheap, so you definitely have visit this place if you are in Budapest.

Address:
Szentharomsag ter
Budapest

Price:
Adults 2 Euro
Students/Seniors 1,5 Euro
(The currency in Hungary is Forint)

Opening Hours:
Monday-Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

 
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