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Statue of St Stephen, Budapest
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Statue of St Stephen represents the first king of Hungary seated on a destrier, wearing the Hungarian crown and the coronation mantle. King Stephen I united the Magyar tribes and established Christianity in the country at the beginning of the 11th century. The bronze equestrian statue from 1906 stands on a high stone pedestal, which is adorned with reliefs illustrating scenes from the king's life. Notice the ornate saddlecloth and four figures of lions guarding the king. The area around the statue offers impressive views of Pest on the other side of the river. To visit Statue of St Stephen and get the most from your holiday in Budapest, create itinerary details personal to you using our Budapest tour planner.
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  • The statue is situated in an area which is worth visiting. All around is great buildings and as I kept looking at the statue I took in all the ambience around as well. 
  • It is in honor to San Esteban I is a bronze statue of the King on horseback. It has a pedestal in neo-Romanesque style, with episodes that illustrate the life of the King. Today, the work has only decorative function: from here tourists can have a wonderful view of Pest.
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  • At the time of our visit there were renovations underway so we could only approach the fron tof the statue. It stands near to the Fisherman's Bastion so can be done at the same time. Like many of the ...  more »