Szombathely Cathedral

Szombathely, Hungary

The Our Lady of the Visitation Cathedral in Szombathely was built in 1797-1814. A Baroque building in classical style was designed by Melchior Hefele. The Cathedral of the Visitation is located in the ancient forum of the Roman city of Savaria.



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Founded: 1797-1814
Category: Religious sites in Hungary

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Andrea Nori (10 months ago)
A very nice church, both inside and outside
Vályi György (3 years ago)
The Our Lady of the Visitation Cathedral (Hungarian: Sarlósboldogasszony székesegyház) also called Szombathely Cathedral or Cathedral of the Visitation of Our Lady is the name given to a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church in the city of Szombathely it is the principal church of the Diocese of Szombathely. With the establishment of a diocese in 1777 the construction of a cathedral became necessary. A Baroque building in classical style began in 1791 and was completed in 1797. However, the interior work continued until 1814. The Cathedral of the Visitation is located in the ancient forum of the Roman city of Savaria. Melchior Hefele architect was responsible for the plans.
Gyula Sasvári (4 years ago)
I think Szombathely is arguably one of the oldest settlements of Central Europe and it is famous for the ruins of both ancient and medieval buildings. Perhaps the most popular sight with tourists is still its Baroque cathedral. Therefore it is a must to visit when you come to Szombathely.
Zoran Vujcic (4 years ago)
Very nice cathedral, worth seeing it.
Duncan Martin (4 years ago)
Beautiful and a very interesting priest gave us a tour and told us the history.
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