Eger Basilica

Local nameEgri főszékesegyház
LocationEger, Hungary

The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle or more formally Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, St. Michael and the Immaculate Conception also called Eger Cathedral is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church that functions as lacatedral of the Archdiocese of Eger, is located in the city of Eger, in the European country of Hungary.The cathedral was built between 1831 and 1837 by József Hilda commissioned by Archbishop János László Pyrker.

The cathedral is a basilica with three naves. In the middle between the nave and chancel to the east is the transept. The dome of the cathedral is lavishly decorated and a height of 40 meters. In chorus are the two bell towers. The portal on the eastern porch is designed like a Greek temple. The monumental entrance is decorated with statues of saints: St. Stephen, St. Ladislaus, and Saints Peter and Paul. The facade is supported by Corinthian columns that reaches a height of 17 meters.

Tags Roman CatholicPlace of WorshipChristianNeoclassical ArchitectureCathedral
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_Basilica_of_St._John_the_Apostle,_Eger

Official Website http://www.eger-bazilika.plebania.hu/

Link http://miserend.hu/?templom=882

Email bazilika.eger@gmail.com

Address Pyrker tér 1, 3300 Eger

Coordinates 47°53'57.872" N 20°22'23.534" E

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