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Telekessy Istvan utca 6., Eger 3300, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive building. Both in size and in the beauty inside. Beautiful stained glass, big columns and big arches are dazzling. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank lnemol
Reviewed 1 week ago

This RC cathedral is a must-see in Eger first of all because of its internal beauty. The building itself is not too remarkable, but inside I can say, a treasure.

Thank fuzessery
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basilica is more notable for it's size than for anything else. It's not particularly old, and the decorations are surpassed by many other churches and cathedrals in Hungary. The best thing about this place is that they have organ concerts. The sound of a...More

Thank GeneBrown
Reviewed 17 July 2018

You have to climb up many stairs to reach the cathedral which is also magnificent inside and outside as well. It is a must when visiting Eger.

Thank beabrigi
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Second biggest church in Hungary.One of the land mark of Eger. It is a place one need to visit when in Eger.

Thank hungarianguide
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a richly decorated church with huge interiors that dwarf the visitors. Looking up, there is the beautiful ceiling frescos. On either side under the main dome are beautiful stained glass windows. On the outside, the church is so large that it is difficult...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Basilica looks stately from the outside with a wide flight of steps going up to the entrance but the façade was not as grand architecturally as many other cathedrals in Europe. The inside however showed more refined details and artistic workmanship and would be...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 5 June 2018

A large structure with many columns, painted to look like marble. There are some impressive alcoves and paintings. It was fairly empty and quiet.

Thank skip15000
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, St. Michael and the Immaculate Conception was built between 1831 and 1837. It was built in the neoclassical style, and is the third largest cathedral in Hungary. The monumental entrance is decorated with statues...More

Thank DCChalupa
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is bigger inside, than what it appears outside. Believe it was built around 1836,The Pipe organ is huge, and quiet a few ornate Alters and soaring Dome,beautifully executed Art work. The acoustics would be amazing. Well worth a look - it is free.

Thank Janine S
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