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The biggest church

The biggest church of Budapest is St Stephen Basilica, named after the first king of Hungary, King Stephen I. (975-1038). It is the second biggest one after the Basilica of Esztergom. Esztergom is the ecclesiastical center of Hungary, this is where King Stephen was born, baptized and crowned to be the king.

St. Stephen’s Basilica

1051 Budapest, Szent István tér 1.

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