The Basilica, Eger

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#2 of 9 in Historic Sites in Heves County
Admire the massive structure, ornate details, and folk-art frescoes of The Basilica, a 19th-century Classicist church recognizable by its hulking size and yellow color. The elaborate exterior features several statues, tall columns, two sanctuary towers, and a magnificent dome. Step inside to see the even more ornate interior, where high ceilings lead to colorful frescoes by folk artist István Takács. If you're lucky, you'll be treated to the sounds of its dramatic organ being played. Plan your The Basilica visit and explore what else you can see and do in Eger using our Eger trip builder .
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  • Fortunately, there was no crowd, so feel free to go through, we were able to watch the whole thing. Beautiful pictures, objects, monuments, in a quiet, dimly lit.
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  • Dazzling, as it appears in the small hillside this monumental masterpiece. The organ voices can still hear it. ....
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  • First of all welcome you walk from the station and go to the center of Eger was Cathedral here. You could go is early morning. Appearance is really the image of Japanese statue stands a splendid pillar and it was very profound image. Very spacious inside and thick pillars standing with Don, was impressive. So go to that is no, time would kill them just fine.
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