St Gellért Monument
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Queen Elizabeth Statue
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St Gellért Monument information
Lonely Planet review
Looking down on Elizabeth Bridge from Gellért Hill is a large and quite theatrical monument to St Gellért, an Italian missionary invited to Hungary by King Stephen to convert the natives. The monument marks the spot where pagan Magyars, resisting the new faith, hurled the bishop to his death in a spiked barrel in 1046.