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Viziváros, plague statue
01-APR-2012

Viziváros, plague statue

Situated below the castle and basilica, Viziváros (Watertown) is a district that runs along the Danube, full of Baroque buildings, narrow cobblestone streets, low houses with nice gardens and such. This was a statue erected in 1740 by the people of Esztergom in thanks for having survived an outbreak of the plague.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/10.0 at 38.0mm iso200 full exif

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Stephanie18-Apr-2012 22:21
I have seen so many of these throughout Europe. This is a very ornate and pretty statue! V