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Statue of St Stephen

Szentharomsag ter 5., Budapest 1014, Hungary
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Budapest Castle District Walking Tour Including Fisherman's Bastion
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Szentharomsag ter 5., Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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"fisherman's bastion"
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"castle hill"
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"patron saint"
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"beautiful area"
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"great photo opportunity"
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"buda side"
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"hungarian history"
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"christianity"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice piece of art. This statue represents St Stephen with all his glory. The statue couldn’t be placed in a better spot, next to Mathias temple and the fishermen's bastion.

Thank WildDrinker
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful bronze statue of Hungary's founder stands between the Fisherman's bastion and St. Mathias' church and depicts the King mounted on a horse holding a cross in his hands. The statue is mounted on a rectangular base with a lion at each corner. Significant...More

Thank TAIN2013
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful detail and well maintained in a walking district on Castle Hill. So noble! Make sure you leave time to explore the area. We were on a group tour and always felt a bit rushed. Some small shopkeepers in the area only take cash. Make...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable to take in the amazing architecture of the the church and surrounding buildings And of course the incredible views over towards Pest.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This statue is just in the middle of the Fishermans Bastion in front of the St. Mathias church. There isn't much to say because it is an honorary statue, don't tell any story and it is impossible to miss it because it is just in...More

Thank Roberto S
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

the area around the statue was really nice, fishermans bastion and Matthias church. it is a really nice view from there. it can get very crowded so maybe go really early or late. at lot of bus tour stop here.

1  Thank V_2020
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

You can hardly miss the monument to Hungary’s first Christian king standing between the Church of Saint Mattias and Fisherman's Bastion. Created in 1906 by Hungarian sculptor, Alois Strobe, the bronze Statue of King-Saint Stephen is mounted on a warhorse, with him holding the reigns...More

1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a lovely area to visit with one of the best views of Budapest. The statue itself it lovely but the area around it is lovely too, you climb many steps to get to the top where the statue is but it is worth...More

Thank Julie E
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

A nice place to get some great photos. The scenery around the statue and the church is amazing but try to be there when there are less tourists to get better pictures. When I visited the place there was a guy with an eagle near...More

1  Thank Alexandros R
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This statue is situated on Castle Hill. It is an impressive statue of St Stephen on horseback nearby the Fisherman's Bastion. Lots of other attractions nearby including Matthias church. Good photo opportunities and well worth a visit to this area.

Thank Onleaveagain
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
...More
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