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    Cistercians temple

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Costercians temple

    Favorite thing: The St. John of Nepomuk church was built by the Jesuits between 1745 and 1751. After the dissolution of this holy order it was used by the Pailos order, then by the German citizens of the city and later the Cistercians got it. It is a Provincial Baroque church.

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    The Orb

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Orb

    Favorite thing: The Orb, designed by Bela Ohmann, stands on the Main Square in front of the Town Hall. The inscription on the globesymbolising the historical past andsignificance of the city. "Fehervar was donated the right of the liberties by St. Stephen".

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    Székesfehérvár, the first...

    by kiki2000 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Székesfehérvár, the first capital of Hungary, called Alba Regia earlier, was established in the last third of the 10th century, around the 70s. It was the coronation and the burial place for the Hungarian kings for hundreds of years. You can enjoy a unique historical atmosphere wit barocque flair...Narrow lanes, nice inner yards, beautiful balconies, town walls and churches, 13 museums...

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    The Gate in front of the...

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Gate in front of the basilica

    Favorite thing: See the Gate which stands in front of the basilica of St. Stepen closing the front yard and the square.

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    Basilica of St. Stephen

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Basilica of St. Stephen

    Favorite thing: The Baroque stone statues of St. Stephen, St. Laszlo and St. Imre stands between two huge towers of the basilica.

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    Cistercians convent

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Cistercians convent

    Favorite thing: The Cistercians temple and the friary houses the St. Spethen's Museum. On the walls of the convent there is the Matthias Rex monument.

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    The City Law-courts

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The City Law-courts

    Favorite thing: The city Law-courts, former Judicial Palace, was built in 1902. The sculptural works was done by A.Havranek. Above and bellow the windowsthere are lion-head ornaments.

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    The Episcopate Court

    by croisbeauty Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Episcopal Palace

    Favorite thing: The Episcopal Palace was built around 1780-1803, from the stones of the medieval royal basilica.It is one of the country's most significant zopf style works.

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    For more infos visit...

    by kiki2000 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: For more infos visit www.szekesfehervar.hu. If you are in Székesfehérvár, visit the Tourist Information Office (Tourinform) on the Városház square. You can also find several touch-screen info points.

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