05 August 2017

#1319 Hungary

Matthias Church (HungarianMátyás-templom) is a Roman Catholic church located in BudapestHungary, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. According to church tradition, it was originally built in Romanesque style in 1015, although no archaeological remains exist. The current building was constructed in the florid late Gothic style in the second half of the 14th century and was extensively restored in the late 19th century. It was the second largest church of medieval Buda and the seventh largest church of the medieval Hungarian Kingdom.

It's in the List of UNESCO WHS as a part of Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1987

Thank you, Bernadett !

Sent on: June 30, 2017
Received on: July 4, 2017

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