St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), Budapest

Situated in the center of Pest, eastern part of Budapest is St. Stephen’s Basilica. The grandness and hugeness of this monument simply attracts. Incredible architecture, this is an imposing building in a very central location. The Basilica is one of the two tallest buildings in Budapest at 96 meters (315 ft). It is equal to the height of Hungarian parliament. Wiki mentions: this equation symbolizes that worldly and spiritual thinking have the same importance. True or False?!

According to current regulations there cannot be taller building in Budapest than 96 metres (315 ft).

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20 Responses

  1. Regina says:

    Beautiful church!
    Love the façade and the architecture.

    Happy SWF.


  2. ashok says:

    interesting church…

  3. Sylvia K says:

    Such an incredible church and the beautiful blue skies are the perfect backdrop! Interesting equation relating to worldly and spiritual thinking! I don't necessarily agree, but that does seem to be the belief in our world today! Great post as always, Indrani! Enjoy your evening!


  4. Nice photos Indrani.

  5. I would love to see inside.

  6. Carver says:

    Stunning architecture against such a vivid blue sky.

  7. very nice both exterior and interior.

    My sky is here

  8. George says:

    The exterior of this basilica is as beautiful as the interior you showed in the previous post. The sky is beautiful as well.

  9. Beautiful Cathedral. These days "worldly" things are considered more important!

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  11. Ebie says:

    The architecture is exquisite. Under the blue sky, the structure stands out!

  12. Leovi says:

    Beautiful pictures, beautiful facade, I love it. Greetings.

  13. Gattina says:

    What a beautiful blue sky !

  14. eileeninmd says:

    Indrani, it is a beautiful church and the sky is a gorgeous blue. Great capture. Happy Skywatching!

  15. magiceye says:

    interesting regulation!

    lovely captures!

  16. EG Wow says:

    Gorgeous architecture under a lovely blue sky.

  17. Beautiful architecture.

    Regards and best wishes

  18. Vaish says:

    Lovely architecture! I'm impressed with the way Hungarian Govt has decided to restrict the height of any buildings to 315 ft. This shows the importance of this church as it holds in the Hungarian history!

  19. Emille says:

    Beautiful, this clearly renaissance style, Indrani! Have a great weekend, Jesh

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