The Church of St. Elisabeth (via Kostol svätej Alžbety by Patrick | Flickr!)


Ödön Lechner’s Blue Church

Blue Church is Pozsony’s (Bratislava’s) most attractive Art Nouveau building. It is astonishingly blue from pews to the roof.
The official name of the Catholic church built at the beginning of the 20th century and sanctified in 1913 is the Church of St. Elisabeth of Hungary. It was designed by architect Ödön Lechner, and is considered a great example of Hungarian secession.

The Blue Church’s oval tower is 36.8 metres tall. Interior decorations include the Elisabethan rose. Two coast of arms are displayed - Hungarian and the City of Pozsony. A cricular mosaic of St. Elisabeth can be seen above the portal.