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Distinguished by a pair of impressive towers, this 18th-century church has been through hell and high water, but its Italianate beauty is intact today

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Church of St. Anne

A Baroque Gem in Buda

On the Buda side of the Danube, in the busy riverside Batthyhány Square, you'll see two beautiful Italianate Baroque towers that usually catch the eye of all visitors to the area. The Szent Anna Templom was built between 1740 and 1762, and over the course of the next 200 years it has endured floods, earthquake and warfare (damage from World War II was especially heavy, though you wouldn't know it after the restoration work of 1948 and 1970). Dedicated to the grandmother of Christ, the church's facade features St. Anne with her daughter Mary and its interior is designed in a distinctively Baroque style, with two chapels, a choir, an oval nave and particularly distinctive decorative elements such as a great marble column on either side of the altar. There are also some paintings dating from the 18th century and dome frescoes from the 20th. One catch for visitors is that it's open only during masses and occasional concerts - so visits must be planned accordingly.



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