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"The Szervita church" Top 5 Page for this destination Budapest churches Tip by 1courage

Budapest churches, Budapest: 67 reviews and 290 photos

  The main facade and the bell tower
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  • The main facade and the bell tower - Budapest
      The main facade and the bell tower
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  • The church from the Szervita square - Budapest
      The church from the Szervita square
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Favorite thing: You find the Szervita church on the homonimuos square, near the Váci street and the Vörösmarty square in the heard of the city centre. It`s worthwile taking a look because this is one of the highlights of the baroque architecture. Even if the church and the whole square (wich will be modified in a couple of years in a very progressive style wich I think is not a good idea) aren`t in the best shape. Altough the internals of the church are in perfect shape the faade needs an urgent renovation.
The name of the szervita order comes from "Servi Mariae"-Mary`s servants and they came to Budapest in 1697.
This church was built between 1725 and 1732. In 1871 the facades were transformed in eclectic style by József Diescher.

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  • Updated Mar 1, 2008
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