Danube Cruise Trip, September 26-October 13, 2013
Part 21 - Budapest, Hungary - Saint Stephen's Basilica

St. Stephen's Basilica is dedicated to Saint Stephen (St. Istvan, King Stephen I), the first Hungarian Christian king.

In the center of the altar is a statue of St. Stephen.

A religious relic: St. Stephen's mummified right forearm.

A stained glass image of the Holy Crown of Hungary, also known as the Crown of Saint Stephen. The cross is thought to have been bent in the 17th century when the lid of its iron storage chest was closed too hastily.

The dome of St. Stephen's, showing the observation walkway around the base of the dome.

The inside of the outer dome, and the outside of the inner dome.

Views from the observation walkway.

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Last updated November 7, 2013