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Benedictine Church

Gyor, Hungary
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excellent church

This is one of the most fascinating church in the whole world. The architecture is in the baroque... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
laszloj134
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Gyor, Hungary
Average

Nothing remarkable about this church, but pre enough. Very dark inside, so could probably do with a... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
PeteLucy434
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 May 2017
“excellent church”
8 Oct 2016
“Oasis”
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Gyor, Hungary
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is one of the most fascinating church in the whole world. The architecture is in the baroque style, so you have rich ornamnets and wall paintings all over the place. Must see.

Thank laszloj134
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nothing remarkable about this church, but pre enough. Very dark inside, so could probably do with a clean.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 8 October 2016

In the middle of Szechényi Square is the church and college founded by the Jesuits but given over to the Benedictines at the supression of the Society of Jesus in 1763. The day I visited was the feast of the Holy Cross. After spending some...More

Thank Anselm1956
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This baroque church (part of a larger cloister) features, among all its baroque splendor, interesting paintings depicting the grueling wars against the Turks.

Thank 6reg
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Not far from the waterfront, but still not noticed by everyone, you can have a stroll through the area.

Thank Julijana D
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Across from the excellent Pálffy Étterem (restaurant, food for the body), and Gyõr Plaza, is this phenomenal church (food for the soul). The Baroque architecture is magnificent, and the interior has been seen a fabulous restoration, though my accompanying photos don’t do it justice. When...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The church was deserted apart from a friendly caretaker keen to communicate features of the church in Hungarian. The ceiling and wall paintings are beautiful as are the windows. It is an imposing place.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The church of St Ignatius of Loyola is from the XVII. century built in late renaisance/early baroque style. Beautiful enterieur! The frescos are from Paul Troger. In the church there are over 400 angel to see, thats why the name in the title.

Thank mjenoe
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The church is absolutely stunning! I cannot do it justice; go to the website The best part of the church is the shrine to Blessed Bishop Vilmos Apor who died at the hand of the Russians in 1945 while the Bishop was protecting women and...More

1  Thank Cybermama
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Went Saturday lunchtime at first but put off by 'touristy' atmosphere. Returned before Mass on Sunday morning and savoured the peace and quiet and the interesting architecture inside.

1  Thank kenbaines
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