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St. John of Capistrano Statue

Kapisztran ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
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Whoever is afraid should escape

János Kapisztrán, the Franciscan friar, and Catholic priest, initially was the Judge, and after the... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
So So Statue - interesting history behind it

This large yet unimposing and even strange statue commemorates St. John who it turns out has an... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Etienne F
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Ra'anana, Israel
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Feb 16, 2018
“Whoever is afraid should escape”
Aug 29, 2017
“Statue near military museum with interesting history”
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Kapisztran ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

János Kapisztrán, the Franciscan friar, and Catholic priest, initially was the Judge, and after the governor of Perugia, in Italy, but in 1416 he converted and entered the Franciscan order. When he heard that the Turks besieged Nándorfehérvár, being a brave and determined priest, at...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This large yet unimposing and even strange statue commemorates St. John who it turns out has an interesting history. Apart from being the patron saint of jurists and military chaplains he was responsible for incitement against Jews in the 15th century leading to pogroms and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This statue is a bit out of the way in the Buda Castle area, but is appropriately sure near the military museum. This religious man was known as the soldier saint because he rallied military forces against the invasion of the Ottoman Empire - interesting...More

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The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
...More
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