Matthias Church

Coordinates: 47°30′07″N 19°02′03″E / 47.50194°N 19.03417°E / 47.50194; 19.03417
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Matthias Church
Church of Our Lady of Buda
Hungarian: Budavári Nagyboldogasszony-templom
Hungarian: Mátyás-templom
Matthias Church in Budapest, 2017.
Matthias Church is located in Budapest
Matthias Church
Matthias Church
Matthias Church is located in Hungary
Matthias Church
Matthias Church
47°30′07″N 19°02′03″E / 47.50194°N 19.03417°E / 47.50194; 19.03417
DenominationRoman Catholic
StatusParish church
Founded11th century
Founder(s)Saint Stephen of Hungary
Functional statusActive
Years built11th century
15th century (rebuilt)
Number of towers1
Bells3 (surviving)

The Church of the Assumption of the Buda Castle (Hungarian: Nagyboldogasszony-templom), commonly known as the Matthias Church (Hungarian: Mátyás-templom), is a Roman Catholic church in the Holy Trinity Square, Budapest, Hungary.

History[change | change source]

The original church dates back to the 11th century during the time of King Stephen I, who is a Roman Catholic.

In the early 13th century, Hungary had been invaded by the Mongols, the original church was destroyed in 1241.[1] King Béla IV replaced the church with a Romanesque basilica.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "1241-42 The Mongolian invasion". Matthias Church Official website.

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