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The Church of Saint Elizabeth of the House of Arpad was built between 1893 and 1901, its chief architect being Imre Steindl who also designed the famed Parliament building of Budapest. Imre Steindl was not, however, the only artist of the time who contributed to the making of this grandiose structure. Miksa Roth too, one of the most impeccable stained glass artists ever born in Hungary, was summonsed to participate at the decoration works of the church.

This catholic church was designed in a striking Gothic style, and the two 76 meters tall spires spring from the bases of the building as if to pierce the sky with their slenderness, overlooking the entire Rozsak tere (Square of Roses) where the edifice is located. The Gothic style of the building is clearly observed by the structure of the rosary, which is placed right on top of the entrance.

Besides Miksa Roth, who obviously enhanced the interior decorative quality of the church, another artist who left his mark in this respect was Mor Holtzl, back then a renowned wood carving master.

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Nenad Obradovic on June 26, 2012

Very nice photo. Like, Greeting,Nenad

GyurIca on October 10, 2012

Dear Arti, 行者无路, Nenad!

Many thanks for stopping by and for your kindly comment.

Best regards,


Gustavo V on November 9, 2012

Tienes una excelente galería, te he agregado a mis fotógrafos favoritos.

Saludos, Gustavo


GyurIca on November 10, 2012

Thank you dear Gustavo for visiting. I really appreciate your kind compliments.

Have a nice day my friend.

Best wishes,


María Fernando on January 12, 2014

Magnífico y bello nocturno: LIKE 108 + FAVORITE 10. Saludos amistosos desde España.

GyurIca on March 15

Dear Maria!

It's a great pleasure for me to receive your appreciation. I am glad you like this photo and honestly thanks for YSL marking.

Friendly greetings,


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