The Tihany Abbey is a Benedictine monastery established at Tihany in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1055 by King Andrew I of Hungary. Its patrons are the Virgin Mary and Saint Aignan of Orleans. King Andrew was buried in the church of the monastery in 1060. His tomb in the crypt of the church is only grave of a medieval King of Hungary which has been preserved until now. The church's ceiling is decorated with frescoes by Károly Lotz, depicting Faith, Hope and Love.

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Founded: 1055
Category: Religious sites in Hungary

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Ran Lee (6 months ago)
Exterior under renovation, which is a big letdown because of this. The Interior is nice though.
Osamah Ihsan Ali (6 months ago)
The God's haven in the earth. Really, it's very nice place ? ☺ ? ? ?
Sari Virtanen (7 months ago)
Lovely city. Lots of possibilities to buy souvenirs
Nicolas Rivera Bueno (9 months ago)
They are remodeling now nonetheless the view is amazing and the town is very pretty
ffiinnrroodd I (9 months ago)
Beautiful monastery, but the tour could be longer.
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