Esztergomi Bazilika
Hungary, Esztergomi


Esztergomi Bazilika The Primatial Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed Into Heaven and St Adalbert is an ecclesiastic basilica in Esztergom, Hungary, the mother church of the Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest, and the seat of the Catholic Church in Hungary. It is dedicated to the Saint Mary of the Assumption and Saint Adalbert.

It is the tallest building in Hungary and the 18th biggest church in the world. It is 118 m long and 49 m wide. It has a reverberation time of more than 9 seconds. Its dome, forming a semi-sphere, is situated in the middle, and it has 12 windows. It is 71.5 m high inside, with a diameter of 33.5 metres, and is 100 m high from outside, counted from the crypt.

The altarpiece depicts the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Michelangelo Grigoletti and is the largest painting in the world painted on a single piece of canvas. Its walls adorned with Tuscan Renaissance motifs. It is the most precious remaining example of Renaissance art in Hungary.

Contact Info - Esztergomi Bazilika
Address: 2500 Esztergom Szent IstváN Square 1. , Esztergomi, , Hungary
Phone: 36-33-402-354

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