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St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
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Budapest St Stephen's Basilica Organ Concert with Optional Danube River Dinner...
Ranked #3 of 438 things to do in Budapest
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built between 1851 and 1905, this large parish church accommodates 8,500 people and features a magnificent 300-foot, neo-Renaissance dome.
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Dating back to 1851, this beautiful church is worth taking the time to visit, serene and beautiful and not off the beaten track!

Visited June 2014
1 Thank Lisa W
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Wonderful church w/ amazing interior.”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

We visited this church while a day trip in Budapest from Vienna. I could understand why this building has been voted as the most pictured by many of the travelers. The interior was really amazing especially with the sunrays came through the glass windows. I could stay there for long wondering the beauty and the history behind. It is a must see in Budapest, don't just stare it from the outside but go inside...

Visited April 2014
1 Thank 29hario
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Canberra, Australia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Hilton Budapest City”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

What a magnificent treat - a not to be missed addition to your trip to the castle district. Exterior is stunning but the interior is even more so with some hidden secrets you have to go in to see

Visited July 2013
Thank Alan S
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Place to be!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

St. Stephen's is not only a beautiful cathedral, but a gathering point! Crowds gather every day and sit on the steps and enjoy the local and visitor traffic. Great coffee houses and ice cream parlors in the area. Walk on down the street and get a glass of wine or a great meal. If possible, take in a concert. I did and do not regret it. I felt the concert price was a great value. Arrive early and if you have a back problem sit in a lawn chair on the inside rather than a bench.

Visited May 2014
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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“St. Stephens Basilica”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Up on castle hill must visit this church. You can walk around the area and visit shops, walk the ramparts including Fisherman's Bastion, see views of Pest and Buda, the chain bridge, Margrit Island, etc.

Visited April 2014
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