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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  • I was in Budapest in September and the weather was stunning and the sight of this building was incredible against the blue sky. It costs 800 HUF (£3) to climb the tower, which is approx 300 steps. The...  more »
  • I went on a free time tour. Admission fee is about 500 yen for 1000 forints. You can only use the local currency, but there is a currency exchange shop on the main street. Inside is a splendid church. St. Istbahn's 1,000-year-old mummy on the right hand side (it seems to be real. It's almost like charcoal) in a box of fine relics. When I told him that it was dark and not visible, a Japanese who was nearby (probably local) told me that if i put money in the equipment on the side, the lights would come on, and then everyone would come together. Then, when 200 forint coins were put in charin, the mummy was divinely lit, and tourists, including tourists, gathered with cameras. In addition, you can go up to the observatory above the dome by elevator when you enter. My aunt checks the entrance ticket at the elevator. We got off at the relay station, which went up about two-thirds, so we went up the narrow spiral stairs in the dome. However, when we went down from the observatory, we found out that there was an elevator from the relay station and we were able to connect. Well, it may not be a big deal for a healthy person. The view from the observatory was 360 degrees, and it was wonderful, and it was a feeling that the entrance fee was able to be caught by this.
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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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