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Budapest Vacation Travel Video Guide • Great Destinations - YouTube

Budapest Vacation Travel Video Guide • Great Destinations - YouTube

View of the Buda tunnel and funicular from the Chain Bridge in Adam Clark square

Tipter - Budapest - Circular route: from Deák Ferenc tér to Erzsébet tér

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika. The acoustics inside are superb. The magnificent organ sounds heavenly. Don't miss the stained-glass windows:

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika. The acoustics inside are superb. The magnificent organ sounds heavenly. Don't miss the stained-glass windows:

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika. Follow the transept to the back left side of the altar to a smaller rear chapel. Here you will find a reliquary with the hand of St. Stephen in it. This relic is considered national icon of Hungary – the right hand of St. Stephen. It is one thousand years old... On 20th August the Holy Right is carried around the Basilica in a procession.  The Szent Jobb (Holy Right Hand)

holy right hand of king Stephan

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

View of the Parliament from the Chain Bridge in Adam Clark square

Tipter - Budapest - Circular route: from Deák Ferenc tér to Erzsébet tér

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika. Main Altar: statue of St. Stephen carved out from Carrara marble by Alajos Strób. The Patrona Hungariae Altar by Gyula Benczúr depicts St Stephen offering the Hungarian Crown to the Virgin Mary and asking her to be a patron of Hungary:

Tipter - Budapest - Circular route: from Deák Ferenc tér to Erzsébet tér

The Erzsébet tér, a large green 19th century square/park is on both of your sides. Turn left onto József Attila utca, 80 m (Attila Jozsef, Hungary's most loved 20th century poet). The Erzsébet tér is on your left.

The Erzsébet tér, a large green century square/park is on both of your sides. Turn left onto József Attila utca, 80 m (Attila Jozsef, Hungary's most loved century poet). The Erzsébet tér is on your left.

Széchenyi István square, Budapest

Széchenyi István square, Budapest

Széchenyi István square, Budapest / Gresham Palace

Széchenyi István square, Budapest / Gresham Palace

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika. The architecture and the interior decoration, as a whole, are stunning and  breathtaking. Although it's a bit dark inside, you can still admire the marvelous frescoes, statues and mosaics. The incredibly ornate interior features about 50 different types of marble. The chapels are elaborately decorated with many sculptures, including a bust of the Basilica’s patron saint, who was the first Christian king of Hungary.

Tipter - Budapest - Circular route: from Deák Ferenc tér to Erzsébet tér

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

St. Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

Stephen's Basilica or Szent István-bazilika.

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