Máriabesnyő, located 3 kilometres from the city center of Gödöllő, is a famous Mary Pilgrimage Site. The miracles associated with it are the finding of the site of the church, the fiding of the devotional object and miraculous recoveries from illness followed by prayers on this site.
Antal Grasalkovich I. had the church built in 1771.
The building consist of two churches, in the lower church had place the Crypt of Grassalkovich Family, while the upper church is the Basilica of the Blessed Virgin. The Basilica has two altars, one behind other , with two special satues of Mary, a beautiful oratory and refectory and an adjacent convent.
Close to the church is
the Mater Salvatoris Retreat House and Conference Centre
, which offers complete peace of mind to the people who are tired of the noise of the world.
The Mater Salvatoris Retreat House and Conference Centre
are welcoming guests longing for a rest and spiritual recreation all year long with
cheap accomodation, from single rooms to 4-bed rooms and accomodation for young people, to religious and secular events, professional trainings and conferences. Our air-conditioned rooms are provided with internet-connection and further techical devices according to your demand. We assume the organisation of weddings, christening ceremonies and other family celebrations by advance agreement.
Mater Salvatoris House of Retreat and Centre of Conference
Address: 2100 Gödöllő-Máriabesnyő, Kapucinusok tere 3.
Telephone: +36 28 420 176, +36 28 510 740
Telephone/Fax: +36 28 510 742