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Churches and Monasteries in Hungary



 

Pannonhalma Monastery

The monastic complex of Pannonhalma, its collections and the nature conservation territory around the abbey were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. More...

Pannonhalma Monastery
Pannonhalma Monastery


Majk Monastery

Situated in central part of Hungary, about 70 km west of Budapest, the hermitage in Majk is one of the most beautiful and intact examples of Baroque Camaldulian hermitages in Central Europe.  More...

Majk Monastery, Camaldulian Hermitage
Majk Monastery, Camaldulian Hermitage


Pécs

Pécs is one of Hungary’s most pleasant cities, with its historic monuments, museums, cultural and artistic festivals, it is one of the region’s main tourist destinations. The group of early-Christian burial vaults dating from the 4th to the 6th centuries, ...  More...

Cathedral in Pécs
Cathedral in Pécs


Debrecen

Debrecen is Hungary’s second largest city. Also called the “Calvinist Rome”, the city’s main tourist attraction is the Classicist style, Calvinist Main Church in the city-centre. More...

Calvinist Main Church in Debrecen
Calvinist Main Church in Debrecen


Szeged

Located on the Tisza River - just downstream of its junction with the Maros River - on the South Great Plain Region, Szeged is Hungary’s fourth largest city. One of the city’s best known historic buildings is the “Thanksgiving” Church.  More...

Szeged Cathedral
Szeged Cathedral


Sopron

In terms of its historic buildings, Sopron is the second richest city in Hungary; together with its historic significance and its proximity to Lake Neusiedler in Austria, these make it one of the favourite tourist destinations.   More...

Sopron - Former Benedictine Church
Sopron - Former Benedictine Church


Ócsa

The church of the Premonstratensian provostship of royal foundation at Ócsa is one of the significant relics of the Hungarian church architecture in the Middle Ages, which remained almost undamaged.   More...

Ócsa Medieval Church
Ócsa Medieval Church


Ják

The Benedictne Abbey of Ják is one of the most stupendous monuments of Hungarian architecture and plastic art of the late Romanesque period.   More...

Benedictne Abbey of Ják
Benedictne Abbey of Ják


Sátoraljaújhely

Sited in a beautiful natural environment, where the Sátor Mountains and the Great Hungarian Plain meet, Sátoraljaújhely is one of the main centres of the Zemplén Region and serves as a border-crossing point to Slovakia.   More...

Sátoraljaújhely Pauline Church and Monastery
Sátoraljaújhely Pauline Church and Monastery


Székesfehérvár

Székesfehérvár used to be the royal seat, the coronation site and the burial place for most of the Hungarian kings in the Middle Ages. The church and the chapter founded by Saint Stephen around 1018, the largest medieval monuments of ...   More...

Székesfehérvár - Medieval Basilica ruins
Székesfehérvár - Medieval Basilica ruins


Vizsoly

Vizsoly is best known for the Vizsoly Károlyi Bible, the first complete bible to appear in the Hungarian language. It was translated by the Calvinist minister of Gönc, Gáspár Károlyi, and published in 1590.    More...

Vizsoly Medieval Church
Vizsoly Medieval Church


Martonyi Monastery

Martonyi village’s most widely known monument is the former Pauline monastery , on the edge of the settlement. Built in the Gothic style, in 1347, the walls of its church and the triumphal arch can still be seen today.   More...

Martonyi - Former Pauline Monastery
Martonyi - Former Pauline Monastery


Tihany Monastery

The special sitting of its Baroque church and monastery on the peninsula of Lake Balaton make Tihany one of the most attractive monastic monuments for tourists. More...

Tihany Monastery - Benedictine Abbey
Tihany Monastery - Benedictine Abbey


Esztergom

The historical town of Esztergom lies about 50 km north-west of Budapest. The neo-classical cathedral (also called Basilica) is Hungary’s largest church.  More...

Esztergom Basilica
Esztergom Basilica


Máriagyud

The church of Máriagyud is one of the most popular pilgrimage site in the South Transdanubia region.  More...

Church of Máriagyud
Church of Máriagyud


Kecskemét

Located in the centre of the country, on the South Great Plain, Kecskemét is the seat of Bács-Kiskun County. The city’s distinguishing feature is the dominance of its Secession style buildings.   More...

Kecskemet
Kecskemét - Former Franciscan Church and Monastery

 
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