Batthyany Square, Budapest

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Batthyány Square is a town square in Budapest. It is located on the Buda side of the Danube directly opposite the Hungarian Parliament Building. It is named after Lajos Batthyány, the first Prime Minister of Hungary, and a statue for him was erected in 2008.Batthyány Square is noted for the Szent Anna-templom, a Roman Catholic church built by the Jesuits between 1740 and 1762, and one of Budapest's most beautiful baroque buildings. The square is also known for its market hall.The historic Fő utca crosses the square, and connects the lower end of the Budapest Castle Hill Funicular to the Buda end of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. The French Institute of Budapest is also located nearby.TransportBatthyány tér station is served by the M2 (East-West) line of the Budapest Metro. The HÉV suburban railway originates from here, connecting Batthyány Square with Szentendre.
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  • I went to the town of Szentendre on the 5th of Heve and walked around the Bascharani square. There was a church in the North and south of the plaza, and it did not inconvenience the stroll place. There was also a seated statue of Ferenc Quercy in the immediate vicinity.
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  • There is the first train station on the fifth. There is also a cruise ship pier. It is a square that I went several times while sightseeing in Budapest. The church on the south side of the square is beautiful.
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