Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady, Győr

Local nameGyőri bazilika
LocationGyőr, Magyarország

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady also called Győr Cathedral It is a Catholic temple that serves as Cathedral Basilica in Győr, Hungary, being the seat of the Diocese of Győr.

The early 11th century Romanesque church was destroyed by the Mongols and rebuilt from the thirteenth to the fifteenth century. After the expulsion of the Turks the interior was redesigned between 1635 and 1650 by the Italian master Giovanni Battista Rava in the early Baroque style. The tower was completed only in 1680. The complete work of the church lasted until the 1770s The last restoration was carried out between 1968 and 1972. The cathedral obtained in 1997 the status of Minor Basilica, awarded by Pope John Paul II.


Tags Roman CatholicChristianPlace of WorshipArtEditor's ChoiceBasilica
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Address 9 Lépcső köz, Győr 9021, Hungary

Coordinates 47°41'20.568" N 17°37'53.088" E

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