Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Kaposvár

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Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral
Nagyboldogasszony székesegyház
Kaposvár Nagyboldogasszony templom.JPG
Country Hungary
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral [1] (Hungarian: Nagyboldogasszony székesegyház) also called Kaposvár Cathedral[2] It is located in the historic center of Kaposvár,[3] is a religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church[4] which is one of the largest Christian churches in Hungary, serves as the seat of the diocese of Kaposvár. Its construction began in 1885 and was completed in 1886.

The first church was built in 1737–1744 in the Baroque style. The new neo-Romanesque cathedral was completed in 1886, after a year of work. In 1937 an image on the porch, which is representing the pastor, residents and mayor professing his faith in Christ and the veneration of the Virgin Mary in Hungary was placed. In 1958, the church received a new organ and in 1969 underwent a complete renovation. In 1977, its inside was modified to allow the proper functioning of liturgical activities. In 2003 he was placed on the western wall plate red marble memorial priests who have served in the cathedral.

See also[edit]

The church in 1962


  1. ^ Kaposvár Cathedral
  2. ^ "Tourinform Kaposvár". www.tourinformkaposvar.hu. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  3. ^ Kiraly, Bila (2005-01-01). Wars, Revolutions and Regime Changes in Hungary, 1912-2004: Reminiscences of an Eyewitness. Social Science Monographs. ISBN 9780880335799.
  4. ^ "Roman Catholic Cathedral-Kaposvár, Kaposvár, Hungary Tourist Information". TouristLink. Retrieved 2016-08-26.

Coordinates: 46°21′23″N 17°47′16″E / 46.3564°N 17.7877°E / 46.3564; 17.7877