Csempeszkopács Church

Csempeszkopács, Hungary

The most important architectural heritage in Csempeszkopács  is the Árpád Age church. It was the church of the Kopács part of the village. It was dedicated to Saint Michael archangel. This 13th-century romanesque style church stands on a little hill. Inside details of the medieval murals can be seen. Later the church was renewed in the barock style. The main altar's painting was painted by Stephan Dorfmeister.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Hungary


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Csilla Batári (7 months ago)
It is located in a nice, quiet place, on a small hilltop, unfortunately it was closed, we couldn't go inside.
Szabolcs Nyiri (2 years ago)
Advance telephone consultation is required, but the locals are very kind
Balázs Dávid (3 years ago)
We visited this gem while searching for our memories of the Árpád era. We were lost in front of the gate, when a nice gentleman came and let us into the church. The church is also beautiful from the inside, the original frescoes have been wonderfully preserved. Anyone interested in our past should definitely visit here.
Péter Horváth (3 years ago)
Nice church in a similarly beautiful setting.
Catinca Manaila (4 years ago)
Such an interesting little church! You can see the layers of its centuries of history preserved on the wall frescoes. A must see if you are in the area, even if medieval churches are not your interest. It has that sort of character that makes you feel like you’ve discovered something off the beaten path.
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