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16th December, 2019

Advent Basilica voted best Christmas market

Advent Basilica has been chosen as the best Christmas market in Europe by European Best Destinations, an independent travel website.

Nearly 300,000 people cast their votes on 24 European markets, and the market held in front of the St. Stephen Basilica in Budapest won with 39,448 votes. It edged out Vienna, Gdansk and Brussels to take first place.

Last year, Advent Basilica took second place behind Zagreb.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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