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Matthiaskirche

The Matthias Church on the castle hill near Budapest Castle is also called the Coronation Church. The coronation ceremonies of Charles I Robert of Anjou (1309), Francis Joseph I (1867) and Charles IV (1916) took place here. The present name of the church goes back to King Matthias Corvinus (1458-1490), who transformed the originally Romanesque church into a mixture of Gothic and Renaissance. In its eventful history, the church was occasionally a mosque, was baroqueised and finally received its neo-Gothic form in the 19th century.

Innenansicht

In a side chapel (in the museum part of the church, the coronation of Franz Joseph and Sisi is commemorated).


On the left side of the gallery (also in the museum) you will find this Elisabeth statue.

Sisi Statue, Matthiaskirche