Loved it. So glad we took the trip to Esztergom. Not a million things to do but enough for a day and a half. Take the train or hydrofoil. Boat is miserably slow. They have a cafe with an amazing view and decent coffee.
About Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Came to late to climb to the top but to the viewing area where Slovakia can be seen on the other side of the Danube. Very pompous church but well wort a visit.
Esztergom is located about 60km NE of Budapest. Bus, Hev (above ground metro), train, boat or car will all get you there. It is in an area along the Danube known as the "Curve". A quaint little town, with an beautiful Cathedral/Basilica located there. It...More
If you are in Hungary you must check this place out. The cathedral is a nice building with many interesting sites to see: - inside and outside of the church - the treasury - the cupola
This basilica is off the beaten track but well worth the trek. It's architecture is well maintained, including ornate carvings and neo-classical paintings. We had an extra special treat when we were treated to a wedding procession as we were departing. TiP: Great photos are...More
Walked up from our river cruise and enjoyed quite spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. A trip to the top was easily accomplished and well worth the effort.
Luckily, we didn't have to do the walk as we were on the River Danube on a cruise and they laid on a noddy train up to the top of the hill to see the basilica. Such a large building for a smallish place. Very...More
Outside of Budapest, this important cathedral is immense and in excellent condition. You must see the wonderful artefacts in the treasury and for those that are not afraid of heights you can walk around the outside of the dome. The views of the bend in...More
absolutely perfect place, it's very big church in renaissance and neo-classical style. behind the building, there is a beautiful view of dunave river and Sturovo in Slovakia
Esztergom is an important town in Hungary's history. It was the capital city for many, many years. It has the largest Cathedral in Hungary and the Cathedral is beautiful -- both when viewed from a distance and inside. It is located on a hill and...More