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Cave Church, Budapest

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.2/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
Explore the natural rock walls and niches filled with statues and altars at Cave Church, a grotto chapel that was originally home to Saint Istvan. The church was founded in 1926 when the Hungarian Paulite order of monks expanded the hermit's cave. In 1951, Communist secret police arrested an entire order of Pauline monks and the chapel was closed for nearly 40 years. Reopened by the Paulite order in 1989, after the fall of Communism, the church resumed services. The acoustics within the cave make music during services particularly moving and memorable. Many people still come to the church to worship, so remember to keep noise to a minimum as you walk from cavern to cavern. To visit Cave Church on your holiday in Budapest, and find out what else Budapest has to offer, use our Budapest tour planner.
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  • Zaujímavé miesto. Spleť jaskynných chodbičiek vytvárajúci úžasný priestor chrámu. My sme ho navštívili počas konania bohoslužby, preto sme si vychutnali jeho atmosféru bez turistického ruchu. It is an...  read more »
  • Audio tour of the place included in the entrance fee. Great if the details are of interest to you. A bit distracting if you just want to take in the view and ambiance. 
  • It easy to rain began, we have dedicated us this building. The Gellert rock Chapel is situated on a hill which can be reached on foot. It has beautiful views of the Danube from there. For the sightseeing, entrance fee, you get an audio guides. It runs into far into the mountain and can admire different.
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