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Top Choice Church in Esztergom

Esztergom Basilica

The largest church in Hungary is on Castle Hill, and its 72m-high central dome can be seen for many kilometres around. The building of the present neoclassical church was begun in 1822 on the site of its 12th-centur…
Museum in Esztergom

Christian Museum

The former Bishop’s Palace, in the picturesque riverbank Watertown (Víziváros) district, houses the Christian Museum, which holds the finest collection of medieval religious art in Hungary. It contains Hungarian Got…
Mosque in Esztergom

Öziçeli Hacci Ibrahim Mosque

This 400-year-old mosque was built in the 17th century, during the Ottoman occupation of Esztergom. In its later incarnations it served both as a granary and as a residence before becoming a museum that showcases it…
Museum in Esztergom

Castle Museum

The Castle Museum is housed in the former Royal Palace, built mostly by French architects in the 12th century during Esztergom’s golden age. The palace was largely destroyed by the Turks; today the structure is a co…
Bridge in Esztergom

Mária Valéria Bridge

Cross the bridge from Watertown over to Primate Island (Prímás-sziget) and to the southwest is the Mária Valéria Bridge, connecting Esztergom with the Slovakian city of Štúrovo. Destroyed during WWII, the bridge on…
Museum in Esztergom

Balassa Bálint Museum

This museum, in an 18th-century baroque building, has a small collection of black-and-white photos of the excavations of the town's castle, as well as a wealth of archaeological finds, a display of model boats and a…
Museum in Esztergom

Danube Museum

This surprisingly interesting (and quite high-tech) museum has exhibits on all aspects of the history of Hungary's greatest river, including its mighty floods and how best to control them. With all the hands-on exhi…
Monument in Esztergom

Plague Pillar

The erection of this monument was the town's way of giving thanks when a plague epidemic passed it by.