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La Basilica di Santo Stefano (Szent István-bazilika in ungherese) č una basilica situata nella zona di Pest della cittŕ di Budapest. Assieme alla basilica di Esztergom č concattedrale dell'Arcidiocesi di Strigonio-Budapest. Fu progettata a partire del 1850 e terminata nel 1905. La sua capienza č di circa 8.000 fedeli. Lo stile č prevalentemente neorinascimentale.

St. Stephen's Basilica (Hungarian: Szent István-bazilika) is a Roman Catholic basilica in Budapest, Hungary. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary (c 975–1038), whose mummified fist is housed in the reliquary. It is the third largest church building in Hungary.
The basilica has six bells: five in the north tower and one in the south tower, the Great St. Stephan bell that is the largest bell in Hungary. It weighs 9250 kg and has a diameter of 240 cm. It was made by the Perner bell foundry in Passau, Germany in 1990.

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