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Votive Church

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Identification

Votive Church
Dom
232102

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Facts

  • The dome is 53.6 meters tall, 33.4 meters from the inside.
  • Dimensions are 51 by 81 meters on the exterior and the enterior is 48 by 66 meters.
  • Built to commemorate the revival of Szeged after the big flood destroyed large parts of the city.
  • Europe's third largest organ with 9040 pipes ranging from 1.5 centimeters to 5 meters long.
  • Built on the site of the 11th century Dömötör Church, patron saint of the fishermen and the peasants, which was destroyed in the big flood.
  • 5 Bells, with Hungary's largest at a diameter of 2.3 meters weighing 8537 kilos.
  • Construction was halted during WW1, work continued in 1925.

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Location

Dóm Tér
Szeged
Csongrád Megye
Hungary

Technical Data

265.75 ft
265.75 ft
1913
1930
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