Batthyany Square, Budapest

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Batthyány Square is a town square in Budapest. It is located on the Buda side of the Danube directly opposite the Hungarian Parliament Building. It is named after Lajos Batthyány, the first Prime Minister of Hungary, and a statue for him was erected in 2008.Batthyány Square is noted for the Szent Anna-templom, a Roman Catholic church built by the Jesuits between 1740 and 1762, and one of Budapest's most beautiful baroque buildings. The square is also known for its market hall.The historic Fő utca crosses the square, and connects the lower end of the Budapest Castle Hill Funicular to the Buda end of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. The French Institute of Budapest is also located nearby.TransportBatthyány tér station is served by the M2 (East-West) line of the Budapest Metro. The HÉV suburban railway originates from here, connecting Batthyány Square with Szentendre.
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  • A neat square with excellent public transport connections (subway, tram, bus). Mentionable shopping building with a hipster café on the first floor. Good place for a refreshing stop.  more »
  • Everyone who knows a bit of Batthyány Square would mention the Church of Saint Anne as the most important building of the place. The beautiful Baroque church is undoubtedly one of the most memorable.....  more »

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