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Martyrs and Confessors of Budapest

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Pilgrimage destinations in Budapest


Saint Gerard

The location of his martyrdom and his monument on Gellért Hill.

Cave Church, a unique church in Budapest.

His relic in the Inner City Parish Church of the Assumption Of the Blessed Virgin Mary.


Saint Margaret

Ruins of her cloister, her original burial place and memorial.

A centre of devotion to her is the Church of the Visitation in Újlak. 

Her relic in the parish Church of Saint Margaret of the Árpád dynasty in Budapest.


Blessed Charles, emperor and king

The location of his coronation, the Buda Castle Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, the ‘Matthias Church’.

Altar with his reliquary in Saint Stephen’s Basilica.

His bust on Charles Boulevard (Károly körút) named originally after him.


Tiszteletreméltó Mindszenty József bíboros

A memorial outside the Máriaremete Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

60 Andrássy Boulevard (House of Terror) – the former communist secret police HQ where he was imprisoned and tortured.

The American Embassy, where he spent 15 years in captivity.


Károly Kanter

A fruit of his pastoral initiatives, the Church of Perpetual Adoration, his grave.


Blessed Bishop Zoltán Meszlényi

The location of his martyrdom, the hospital for convicts in Mosonyi Street.

One of the places dedicated to his veneration, the Blessed Zoltán Meszlényi Church.

Altar with his relic in the Church of Teresa of Avila.


Blessed Sára Salkaházi, sister of social service

The mother house of the Sisters of Social Service, the place where she was arrested.

The spot of her martyrdom on the bank of the Danube river.

The modern location of veneration to her, the Church of Blessed Sára Salkaházi.


Blessed István Sándor, Salesian brother

Clarisseum in Újpest, the former Salesian College and printing house.

The location of his martyrdom, the military court building in Fő Street.

His grave and small bone relics in plot 301 of the New Public Cemetery.