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Szentharomsag ter, Budapest, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is must for tourists. This erected by the survivors of plaque as a memorial for the dead.A beautiful structure you will not miss on your walking tour of the city .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Located near Matthias Church, Holy Trinity Column is a beautiful Baroque 15m tall limestone column made to protect the city against the plague. The carving on the top of the column represents the Holy Trinity. Three sides, alternate sides, of the hexagonal obelisk are particularly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed December 20, 2018

This column/obelisk is located in Holy Trinity Square near to the Matthais Church. It is a very unusual looking monument and not one that I would describe as attractive as, from a distance, it appears to have growths coming out of it. The first column...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank westy54
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Erected in 1793 the second column to be placed in this location, which is in the square immediately outside St Mathias church, with St Stephen's statue and Fisherman's Bastion the other side of the church, it completes a very historic picturesque area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Quite Impressive monument very close to the iconic St Mathias Church and Fisherman Bastion, reflected the history of the Black Plaque outbreaks which causing the death of 30 - 60% population of Europe in the end of 17th century, and people believed by erecting this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Due to its excellent location, it is easy to find. I took some pictures here before proceeding to the other attractions located near it: St. Matthias Church, Fishermen's Bastion, St. Stephen's Monument, etc.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed August 19, 2018

this is a Central square in the old town many beautiful buildings around this square and into a few very interesting streets yes old town are very beautiful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Oliensunny5644
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Easy to see if you are near Matthais Church and Fisherman's Bastion. It is a statue to depict prayers yo God to let the people not get the black plague. Well done.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shari w
Reviewed June 25, 2018

It appears the intent of the column design is to have an obelisk with figures sticking out of it, but as it stands, it looks more like an obelisk with fungal growth. It is not particularly appealing. Just take an obligatory picture and move on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Holy Trinity Column is a hexagonal obelisk located in Trinity Square (Szentharomsag Ter, in Hungarian), at Castle Hill’s busiest intersection. There is also a bus stop here, where many tourists get off and on buses. The Column is next to Saint Matthias Church (which was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
We went there by car. Or else you have to walk uphill or take a lift from the bottom of the castle and make your way towards the Square.