St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), Budapest

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Visit the prominent Hungarian landmark St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), known for its 91 m (300 ft) Neo-Renaissance-style dome. This Roman Catholic basilica--built in the Neoclassic architectural style with a Greek Cross floor plan--was completed in 1905 and used for military purposes during World War II. While it is still used for religious worship today, this church is also one of the most visited tourist sites in the country. The right hand of St. Stephen I, the first King of Hungary, is housed in the church's reliquary. View the basilica's structure and bell towers from the square in front of its main entrance, explore the interior of the church, and climb the 364 stairs (or take the elevator) to the top of the dome, which overlooks the city. Arrange your visit to St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Budapest using our Budapest journey planner .
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  • An early evening visit, we enjoyed the light show projected onto the Basilica, these are every half hour, we saw two and the second one was in 3D, so make sure you catch both versions. The 3D glasses ...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful buildings in Pest, just amazing! Take the time to go inside, it's a gem!
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  • Taking great pictures requires time and effort. These pictures were taking from the panoramic viewing deck of St. Stephen’s Basilica in Budapest. To get there, you need to climb 300 steps on the spiral staircase! St. Stephen’s Basilica is an architectural masterpiece. It’s named after the first King of Hungary: Stephen. And it’s the third largest Church in Hungary. I highly recommend it for your tourism program in Budapest!
  • A beautiful time spent here. Splendid sculptures and paintings . The domes are wonderfully decorated. Stained glass is mesmerizing. I would certainly recommend anyone to visit this place when visiting Budapest. Spend a few quite moments sitting on the chair admiring the place and also absorbing the whole atmosphere. Enjoy the view of the domes
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