Budapest’s Religious Buildings Are True Architectural Gems

Budapest religious buildings
St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest. Photo by Liam McKay on Unsplash

Architecture lovers will feel right at home in Budapest since this city happens to be home to countless beautiful buildings. Place of worship are housed in some of them, and here are the most stunning religious buildings you can find in the Hungarian capital.

St. Stephen’s Basilica

Located in the very heart of Budapest, this Roman Catholic basilica is one of the city’s must-see attractions. It’s a sight to behold both inside and out, and you should really take a moment to explore its intricately decorated cupolas, glass stained windows, and bell towers.

Matthias Church

Safely tucked away in the heart of Buda’s Castle District next to the Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church was rebuilt in the gothic style in the 14th century and went through several changes over the years before taking its current form.

Dohány Street Synagogue

Often hailed as one of the most beautiful synagogues in Europe, Dohány Street Synagogue was built in Moorish style in the 19th century. It’s instantly recognizable thanks to its ornate domes and colorful façade, but its interior is equally impressive. In addition to the building itself, the Dohány Street Synagogue complex also includes a museum, cemetery, and memorial.