Votive Church of Szeged

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Cathedral of Our Lady
The Cathedral and Votive Church of Our Lady of Hungary
Szegedi Dóm
The Cathedral
46°14′55.46″N 20°8′56.38″E / 46.2487389°N 20.1489944°E / 46.2487389; 20.1489944
Location Szeged
Country Hungary
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website Website of the Cathedral
History
Founded 1914-06-21
Architecture
Status Active
Functional status Cathedral and Parish Church
Completed 1930
Specifications
Width 51 metres
Dome diameter (outer) 54 metres
Dome diameter (inner) 33 metres
Spire height 81 metres
Bells 5 (1921, 2003, 1996, 1927, 1927 (smallest to largest bell))
Tenor bell weight 250 kg, 580 kg, 1020 kg, 2669 kg, 8537 kg
Administration
Parish Downtown Szeged
Clergy
Bishop(s) László Kiss-Rigó
Provost Konde Lajos

The Votive Church and Cathedral of Our Lady of Hungary (Hungarian: Szegedi dóm or Fogadalmi templom) is a twin-spired church in Szeged. It lies on Dóm square beside the Dömötör tower. Construction began in 1913, but due to the outbreak of the First World War, it was not completed until 1930. The church serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Szeged–Csanád.

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It is the fourth largest church in Hungary. The dome is 54m outside (33m above the inside floor) and the towers are both 91m high. The "Heroes' bell" in the tower on the Tisza side weighs 8600kg.

Coordinates: 46°14′55.46″N 20°8′56.38″E / 46.2487389°N 20.1489944°E / 46.2487389; 20.1489944