A real must see if your here. The inside is breath taking. Very ornate and take a minute to sit and contemplate. Photography aloud but no flash. Also a small donation to enter.
About St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
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First time I visited this remarkable cathedral in April 1973! After 45 years this remarkable building makes the same heartbreaking impression like for first time. Even I would say inside it looks richer than before. No one visitor to Budapest shall miss it! Church
Not the arrows saint. An early ruler. Compares well to the best anywhere. Check out the nearby waterfront and Synagogue with a 'weeping willow tree' with a leaf for each of Budapests holocaust victims.
600HUF to go up ... we chose the lift which we now know is in 2 stages. Like a lot of things in Budapest the lift isn't obvious ! Behind the shop ( she should say across to the other side) ... up 3 floors...More
We went into the cathedral and found the holy right hand of St Stephen which we didn't know of when we planned to visit. You put in some coins and it will light up for a while for you to view the mummified hand. There...More
Well worth a visit. A lovely historical church - very atmospheric with a museum a great architecture
Sorry, but... Fairly typical Catholic Cathedral, except main alter has St. Stephen instead of Jesus. Jesus is represented in a side chapel. Lots of Hungarian influentials represented here with sculptures and stained glass.