Matthias Church

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General Information

Matthias Church is a Roman Catholic church located in the Buda Castle district of Budapest, Hungary. The original church is thought to have been built in the 11th century on the site. The current church dates back to the 14th century and was built to a Neo-Gothic style which was extensively restored in the 19th century. The church has always been used for important ceremonies such as King Matthias’ two weddings. The church has a breathtaking interior with colours inspired by orientalism and romantic historicism, which contribute to a welcoming atmosphere.

Getting there

The church is in the Buda Castle district which is walkable from most of Budapest. Walking to the area is fairly easy as it is elevated over the city, so you know what direction to head towards. It will take around 15 minutes up the hill to the church. Buses also run from the city centre to the church, take the 16 or 116 buses. Another way up to the area is by cable car, these run from Clark Adam Square.

Opening Times and Admission

The church is open to visitors seven days a week. The church is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-1pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm. You can tour the church, admission is set at 1500HUF for adults, concessions 1000HUF and children enter for free.

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