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Matthias Church

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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
+36 1 355 5657
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Reviewed yesterday

If you only have time to see one thing in Budapest, be sure it’s this church. I’ve seen dozens and dozens of churches across Europe and this one rates in the top three. The interior is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. Well worth the...More

Thank sfhome1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the church on a busy weekend. You have to pay to enter (ticket booth is across the square) but it is worth it. The interior is spectacular with painted walls and a beautiful altar. Visitors are allowed upstairs to view items on display and...More

Thank lodge437466
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on a city tour and this was the last visit of the day. We did not get to spend as much time as I would have liked have had to view of the nooks, crannies and towers of Matthias Church. The roof consist...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to queue to buy a ticket (a joint one with Fisherman's Bastion is available) but when we went the queues were very long and very slow-moving. The church itself is quite interesting inside with a decent exhibition accessed by stairs at the side....More

Thank ferrocene
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do not miss the visit to this church, location in the Castle Hill Area, great views all around and quite a few tourist offerings. Relax and enjoy the views

Thank Debra E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This church is gorgeous and the setting is picturesque. The church spire dominates almost every view. The tiles on the roof are multi-colored and beautiful. The inside of the church is dominated by the stained glass windows and beautiful alter. I loved visiting Buda and...More

Thank AliceMariam
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't got inside the church, but did climb up the tower which gave lovely 360 views of Buda and Pest. This is only for those who don't mind small spaces and steep steps! I think there were 297 steps in a circular staircase; you...More

Thank LindaP626
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was for me my highlight in Budapest the church is very beautiful and has a very storied history. They do Latin mass on Sundays I believe which I missed as we left Saturday but would have been amazing I am sure in such a...More

Thank A h
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately, we did not go in it. But the outside arhitecture looks very impressive. Such a beautiful church, the whole piazza it's stunning. And the views from up there are amazing.

Thank Mihai M
Reviewed 5 days ago

very beautiful church, read the history of this church be for entering, it is very interesting. you do not need much time here, 30min is more than enough. the ticket office is across from the church and the lines are not long.

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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
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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
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
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