St Stephen’s Basilica Panorama Tower

St Stephen’s Basilica is one of the most popular and iconic sightseeing attractions in Budapest. Although many people take the time to look around the church or certainly enjoy some of the local nightlife not as may decide to visit St Stephen’s Basilica Panorama Tower which offers some of the best views and photo opportunities in Budapest.

The cost for a ticket allowing you to ascend the 320 steps to the Panorama Tower costs a very reasonable HUF 500. Although there is a lift to take you to the top if you prefer it is recommended to climb the stairs at is interesting and will get your adrenalin going if you are nervous about heights.

St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István Bazilika)

View from St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István Bazilika)

The views are spectacular once you have made it to the top of the tower. You can see the Hungarian Parliament, Buda Castle, Gellért Hill, Erzsébet Square (Erzsébet Tér), Heroes’ Square and much more.

There are lots of great bars and restaurants near St Stephen’s Basilica making it the perfect destination for dinner or drinks in the evening.

Photos from St Stephen’s Basilica Panorama Tower

Below are a selection of photos from St Stephen’s Basilica Panorama Tower

Map Showing St Stephen’s Basilica

The following map shows the location of St Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István Bazilika) in Budapest:

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St Stephen\'s Basilica (Szent István Bazilika) 47.500312, 19.054885 St Stephen\'s Basilica (Szent István Bazilika)


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