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Szentharomsag ter, Budapest, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This column is in front of the Matthias Church. It’s a remarkable work of art, dedicated to the holy triad and it was raised in 1713 for the memory of the plague victims.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Dating back to the eighteenth century, the holy trinity column was constructed to keep away the Black Plague which struck Budapest twice before its construction. The beautiful column located in a square of the same name depicts the holy trinity on top of a tapering...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

It is so easy to miss the Holy Trinity Column in the middle of Trinity Square while admiring Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion. The original Holy Trinity Column, (Szentháromság szobor) foundation stone was laid in 1700 by the architect Ceresola Vereio and stone carver...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see when you visit Budapest, although we did not go inside it had beautiful surroundings. The architecture of the building is amazing and creativity done

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

There is so much to see on and around Castle Hill, take a look/picture and then move on to more interesting attractions nearby.

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Visited on Sunday 8th October, this is a beautiful statue close to Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion on the Buda bank of the Danube. You can't miss it when you visit Castle Hill.

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

The column is to remember the people who died from the two outbreaks of Black Death in 1691 and 1709 many of them were buried in mass graves. People believed that erecting a column would keep away the plague, the foundation stone was laid in...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

The column you see today was erected in 1713 at the site of the smaller, original column installed in 1706 with the hope and intent of protecting the city's population from the black plague and other disasters. The column is the creation of sculptor Fulop...More

Thank Gabriel H
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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
...More
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agsymon
February 19, 2017|
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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.
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