Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, Esztergom

Must see · Historic Site · Religious Site
Admire the altarpiece depicting the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the world's largest painting on a single piece of canvas, at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral. The cathedral is the nation's largest building and the seat of the Catholic Church. Built by Italian masters in 1507, the basilica is known for its 12-window dome. Visit the crypt and treasury, and climb the 400 stairs to the top of the dome for a panoramic view of the city from the hilltop. Free is parking. A visit to Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Esztergom trip maker website to plot your vacation.
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  • The basilica is huge and we had already seen it from some kilometres away. After arriving in Esztergom we parked under the Valeria bridge, so we saw it from the bottom and then walked uphill towards.....  more »
  • This beautiful and famous Bazilika is on the Castle Hill of Esztergom. It's original name: Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption and Saint Adalbert. It's a must-see attraction, don't miss it. Admission....  more »
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  • A very large and beautiful basilica, currently undergoing renovations, you can tour it free of charge, beautiful paintings from the inside. Great view of the Danube from the outside and a view of Slovenia opposite. Large parking in front of the basilica. There aren't many people around so you can leisurely stroll there.
  • This place is HUGE! They were not kidding when they said this is the biggest Basilica in the country. Sadly when I was here, it was undergoing sine renovation, but I saw enough to impress me. And then outside, at the back is the beautiful view of the Danube river, with Slovakia in the background. Plus not a lot of people, so, win-win.

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