Soviet Heroic Memorial
Soviet Heroic Memorial
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: Belváros-Lipótváros
How to get there
  • Kossuth Lajos tér • 4 min walk
  • Arany János utca • 5 min walk

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OZS_ATW
Budapest, Hungary3,322 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
The Soviet Heroic Memorial is the biggest obelisk/statue in Liberty Square, but recently it is balanced back with the Ronald Reagen and George W. H. Bush statues on the other side!
The statute is really controversial because the liberators became occupiers for many decades...
Written November 3, 2020
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joe s
Warwick, NY1,830 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
This attractive, white stone Pillar strategically placed in liberty Square so it rises between 2 Nouveau Arts buildings in the background is a fitting memorial to the army that liberated Budapest from the Nazis while suffering the highest casualties in world war 2. The square was also attractively decorated at night for the holidays.
Written January 27, 2020
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jaymeh133
Burke, VA152 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
We walked this area, and there is this monument, but also a couple other you may miss that are tired to this monument as a counter piece. Also close by is little shops.
Written December 23, 2019
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Munkina
Vilnius, Lithuania6 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Sad to see such monument in the capital of Hungry, a member of EU. A monument for the solders of the regime which brought 50 years of fear and terror for the country.

Just a few meters away there is a small photo exhibition about the victims of soviets regime. There is flowers with russian flag ny the monument to solders, but no flowers and regret by the photos of murdered people.
Written June 29, 2023
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elindoo
Stuart, FL2,290 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
I value monuments in many ways. They were put there for a reason and this one was for the help that the Soviets gave in getting the Nazi's out of Hungary. Kudos to whomever got this erected.
Written July 4, 2018
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Abdalla N
31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
The elegant Soviet Heroic Memorial in Budapest stands as a poignant tribute to the valor of WWII Soviet soldiers, embodying their historic sacrifice with grace and dignity. Nice piece of history.
Written August 7, 2023
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Ginges_revenge
Brisbane, Australia4,738 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
This statue represents the memorial to those Russians who helped liberate the country during WWII from the Nazi's but also mixed emotions from later oppression during the cold war era. Two American presidential statues are nearby as well.
Written May 4, 2023
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA13,464 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
This monument honors the Soviet soldiers who fought to liberate Hungary from the Nazis near the end of WWII. Later, the Soviets were seen as oppressors, but their service to Hungary is still recognized.

History is complicated in Eastern Europe.
Written September 20, 2022
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel39,614 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
This is a very impressive and imposing monument, celebrating the Soviet forces liberating Hungary from the Nazis towards the end of WWII.
Written September 12, 2020
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Israel R
Ra'anana, Israel16,126 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
At the northern end of Liberty Square, stands an impressive Obelisk in memory of the Red Army soldiers who fell on guard during the Budapest siege in 1944 - 1945. The obelisk has very impressive Soviet characteristics and gives respect to the fallen soldiers.
Written January 17, 2020
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