This is a big statue up on the hill in the Royal area of Pest. It's outside the church and the guide said it is from the plague days. It represents the Holy Trinity.
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It seems this is a location for people to meet up or just sit for a while because it has steps at the base. The column itself is a nice design, it's certainly interesting to look at and of course it is located in an...More
We've seen a few memorials to the Black Plague victims and this one was a striking one. It is next to Matthias Church so take a few minutes to go over and take a look. We almost missed it because we were so busy looking...More
All throughout Europe are monuments to celebrate the ending of the Black Plaque, to remember the lives lost, The Holy Trinity Column is Budapest's plague column. The large stone column is ornately decorated with angels and saints, with the Holy Trinity at the very top...More
Quite frankly, I think that this statue would get more credit if it was in a different location. The problem is, the church so magnificent, this is just a nice side piece. The statue itself is very pretty, which much attention to detail. The gold...More
Interesting story behind the building & rebuilding of the column in the square beside St Matthias church. Originally erected to keep away the Black Plague & then rebuilt to definitively keep away the second wave of the Black Plague. King David & the saints &...More
This column celebrates the end of the plague and was also meant to protect Budapest from future plagues. The trinity sits atop the column and there are other statues of angels and saints also feature on the column. It sits in Trinity square on near...More
Looks very pretty with all the must see locations in Budapest! Located in the centre of the Trinity square with Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church along with it, looks a very pretty column. Nice place to take pictures with all 3 seen together from this place!
HOLY TRINITY COLUMN is a wonderful plague column in Trinity Square. In an area of outstanding architecture this is a seriously busy and popular tourist destination and the column looks superb with exquisite details and superb stone work it really is one great piece of...More