Tihany Abbey

The Tihany Abbey is a Benedictine monastery established at Tihany in the Kingdom of Hungary in 1055. Its patrons are the Virgin Mary and Saint Aignan of Orleans.

Foundation

The Benedictine monastery at Tihany was established in 1055 by King Andrew I of Hungary (r. 1046–1060).Шаблон:Sfn It was dedicated to the Holy Virgin and to Saint Bishop Aignan of Orleans.Шаблон:Sfn King Andrew was buried in the church of the monastery in 1060.Шаблон:Sfn His tomb in the crypt of the church is only grave of a medieval King of Hungary which has been preserved until now.Шаблон:Sfn

The church's ceiling is decorated with frescoes by Károly Lotz, depicting Faith, Hope and Love.

See also

  • Establishing charter of the abbey of Tihany

References

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Sources

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WeLoveBalaton
3 December 2014
The view of Lake Balaton is spectacular from the abbey. The crypt containing the tomb of King Andrew I is open to visitors. The abbey has recently hosted exhibitions, concerts and cultural events.
Olha Halat
12 May 2013
Beautiful place and definitely a source of inspiration!
Sveta
9 October 2017
Visitor center provides information about the area, places to visit and explore. They also have a selection of souvenirs, and a public toilet.
Stefan Lindberg
17 July 2020
Beautiful view and higher up on the path some restaurant and cofes to have a great time.
Anna Réti
25 February 2016
Great view, a must-see in Tihany.
OLEH HRYNKO
10 April 2017
Шикарное место. И природа, и виды, и птички поют - всЕ прекрасно
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