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Christmas Markets At St. Stephen’s Basilica To Open On 28 November

szilagyi.sandor 2014.11.24.

Crossing the river Danube on the Chain Bridge, walking along the illuminated Zrínyi utca and arriving to the heart of the city; Budapest’s spectacular Christmas market, the Advent Feast at St. Stephen’s Basilica. This is a holiday program not to miss in Budapest during the winter season.

The spectacular Christmas market in the heart of Budapest offers plenty of new experiences during the holiday. Next to the St Stephen’s Basilica, one of the eminent sights of the Hungarian capital, the square and the city is enlightened with decoration and in the evenings a special video mapping show is projected on the monumental façade.

Get into the mood for Christmas together taking a winter walk and looking for presents among the high quality, handmade artisans or enjoying enticing delicacies of the season. Gingerbreads and chimney cakes, hot wine and punch, plenty of Hungarian specialties make up the beautiful setting even in Zrínyi utca this year.

The Advent Feast is far more than a market, it is about the experience to share with your beloved. The angels of the market surprise and encompass our guests with care and attention to enhance this message of the advent. The 200 sqm skating rink and the nicely warm hütte – a quiet place to rest, also festive cultural and charity programs help to evoke Christmas atmosphere and to spend memorable time in Budapest.

The market will welcome visitors from 28 November 2014 until 1 January 2015. It can be accessed easily on foot from the direction of the Pest bridgehead of the Chain Bridge or Deák Ferenc tér. It is also very close to the Christmas market at Vörösmarty tér, which is the oldest and best known of its kind in town.