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Elegant and historic square, reputedly one of the most beautifully situated in the world, features a small, scenic park in its center.
Szechenyi Lanchid, Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little square with a big monument[ but there are a lot of these in Budapest]. Go in the afternoon to watch the traffic try and get across the Chain bridge!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bear H
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Walking from Basilica Square towards the Chain Bridge, after a few blocks we came across this nice little park called Széchenyi Square on the banks of the River Danube. The park is surrounded by a lot of historical buildings, like the Academy of Sciences, Gresham...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Roosevelt Square, which was the original name in memory of The American President Franklin D Roosevelt, is actually renamed Szechenyi Square after a Hungarian Nobleman who was responsible for building the iconic Szechenyi Bridge. The Square offers a large grass Bank, has a couple of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank X1105XOashleya
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Named after the American President during WWII for his leadership in ending the Nazi occupation of Hungary, the square is now known as the Széchenyi Square after a Hungarian nobleman and sits on the Pest side of the chain bridge which also bears his name....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed October 31, 2017

This square is actually a park and is also referred to as Széchenyi Square. Just a 3 short blocks from St Stephens Basilica and Basilica Square, right on the waterfront of the Danube and at the start of the Chain Bridge. Here you'll find 2...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

In 2011 it is renamed to Szechenyi square - nobody knows why it could remain Roosvelt square. On the square there is the building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Ministry for Inner Affairs too. There is almost evrey day a huge traffic...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 545medva
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Very nice little square in the city centre, near the famous Chain bridge. Lovely green areas with benches, but can get too noisy to relax.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed June 16, 2017

A nice little square in the middle of the city, with green areas, benches and some statues. If you are near the chain bridge you should visit it.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank hegyibrigitta94
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Amazingly located, but quite small square in the middle of the city centre. Very crowded at times...

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

As you come of Chain Bridge Roosevelt Square is directly in front of you Pest side of this gorgeous city. A lovely little well kept square with well kept grounds with bench seating,lovely statues and as a magnificent backdrop the amazing Gresham Palace which is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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