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Beautifully situated in a crook of the Danube facing Slovakia, ESZTERGOM, 25km on from Visegrád, is dominated by its basilica, whose dome is visible for miles around. The sight is richly symbolic, since it was here that Prince Géza and his son Vajk (the future king and saint Stephen) brought Hungary into the fold of Roman Catholic (not Orthodox) Christendom, in the nation's first cathedral. Even after the court moved to Buda following the Mongol invasion, Esztergom remained the centre of Catholicism until the Turkish conquest, when the clergy dispersed to safer towns and it became an Ottoman …
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On the west gate of the danube bend, on the meeting point of mount Pilis and danube, there is Esztergom, our main city in the past. Esztergom city is the Hungarian Christian ...

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Castle of Esztergom

Built in the 10th Century, this castle had a serious defending role in the Medieval Ages. It is an amazing place to explore since there is a theater, museum and ...