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Saturday, June 02, 2007

Matyas Church:

Matyas Church has been part of Budapest since the 12th century and has been rebuilt and restored several times:

It has witnessed the marriage of King Matyas and the coronations of Franz Jozsef I and Charles IV. It was turned into a mosque by the Turks in 1541:

Through most of the Middle Ages, Hungarians were not permitted to worship here - only Germans could:


The multicoloured tiled roof was added between 1950-70 after the original plain brown roof was destroyed during Soviet shelling in 1944-45:

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