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Matthias Church: photo description (Matthias Church)

The construction of the Church of the virgin Mary in early Gothic style was begun by king Bela IV (1255- 1269). To this period belongs the North tower. When Lajos I the Great was built the South gate called the gate of Mary, and later, when Sigismund and Matthias, who twice married in this Church (why the Church is often called the Matthias Church.), was added to the South tower with the coat of arms depicting a Raven. In Turkish times it was used as a mosque.

The frescoes in the Church Matthias made by Bertalan Székely and Karoly LatAm. In the chapel of Loreto is a legendary marble sculpture of the Madonna of the XVI century. In the chapel of the Holy Trinity in 1862, in a richly decorated sarcophagus was buried, the remains of béla III and his wife Anne of Chatillon, was found in 1848 in székesfehérvár. In the lower Church and on the gallery, you can explore the exhibits, learn about Church art. The Church has excellent acoustics and often hosts organ concerts.