Wednesday 22 May 2013 -
Mathias Church, Budapest, visit
From the shores of the river Pest.
The Mathias Church, also called the Buda Coronation Cathedral is in Sainte-Trinité Square. This historic monument is the most beautiful and famous catholic church in Budapest, which due to its excellent location is a real landmark of the Castle District and can be seen from the banks of the river Pest.
According to church lore, the church was founded by the King St. Stephen in 1015.
The official name for the cathedral is Notre Dame and it was built in several stages. Its present Neo-Gothic form appeared in 1896 after a significant reconstruction under the direction of Frigyes Schulek.
H-1014 Budapest, Országház u. 14.
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