Stephen I was the first king in Hungary. He united the Magyar tribes and established Christianity in the country. Stephen I died in 1038 and less than 50 years later he was canonised.
The statue in the photo stands just in front of Fishermen’s Bastion. It is a bronze statue made by Alajos Stobl in 1906. Stephen is sitting on a horse, wearing the Hungarian crown and the coronation mantle.
Near the Matthias Church, the arcades of the Fishermen's Bastion are a spectacular background for the large equestrian bronze statue of St. Stephen, which stands on the site of the old fish market. It was created by Alajos Strobl, the pedestal reliefs are the work of Frigyes Schulek.
The bronze statue of King St. Stephen mounted on a horse can be seen between the bastion and the church. It was erected in 1906.-
La estatua de bronce del Rey San Esteban, montado en un caballo puede ser vista entre el bastión y la iglesia Matías. Fue erigida en 1906
This bronze statue was created by Alajos Strobl. The place where the statue stands was an old fish market long time ago. It is very popular statue to take pictures in Budapest.
Take a closer look at the bronze statue of St. Stephen's, which is one of the most beautiful among many others Budapest's statues.