Esztergom Tourism

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Esztergom (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɛstɛrɡom] , also known by alternative names), is a city in northern Hungary, 46 kilometres (29 miles) northwest of the capital Budapest. It lies in Komárom-Esztergom county, on the right bank of the river Danube, which forms the border with Slovakia there. Esztergom was the capital of Hungary from the 10th till the mid-13th century when King Béla IV of Hungary moved the royal seat to Buda. Esztergom is the seat of the prímás (see Primate) of the Roman Catholic Church in Hungary, and the former seat of the Constitutional Court of Hungary.The city has the Keresztény Múzeum, the largest ecclesiastical collection in Hungary.Its cathedral, Esztergom Basilica is the largest church in Hungary. The site would host the upcoming 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in 2020.


Home to pretty treasures, Esztergom is Hungary's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Esztergom, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Eger. Eger, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Eger Castle, Valley Of Beautiful Women, The Basilica Or Egri Bazilika. To explore Esztergom, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Esztergom*

  • Pollution Statistics in Esztergom

    Know the pollution level of Esztergom before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.13 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 34.78 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50.68 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 54 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 48.97 (Moderate)
  • Esztergom: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Esztergom for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Esztergom.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.03 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.8 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25.21 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.64 (High)
    • Car Stealing 41.63 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.44 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 29.03 (Low)
    • Drug offense 34.04 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.93 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.24 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.62 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.31 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.36 (Moderate)
  • Living in Esztergom - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Esztergom is 116.97 (High)

    • Safety Index 62.87 (High)
    • Climate Index 77.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 54.5 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.85 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 48.14 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 50.16 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.87 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.55 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Esztergom

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Esztergom

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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