The basilica is one of the most frequently photographed Hungarian tourist attractions and hides thousands of secrets. It was built for 54 years; 3 famous architects left their mark on the building.
The popular name commemorates the royal wedding of King Matthias I held here – a relief depicting his coat of arms was found during the excavation works. The official name of the building, however, is the Church of the Assumption of Buda Castle.
The Dohány Street Synagogue of Budapest is not only the largest Hebrew temple of Europe but its surroundings are like a small island with a fabulous atmosphere, full of exhibitions, synagogues, cemeteries and memorials.