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A large square constructed in 1896 for the millennium of the Magyar Conquest of Hungary. The square's Millennial Monument is flanked by the Fine Arts Museum and the Mucsarnok Art Gallery.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Andrassy ut | Next to City Park in the VI. District, Budapest 1062, Hungary
+36 1 322 4098
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coming from Andrassy Ut the square is very impressive with all it statues and the two palaces on the sides. Behind the squares starts the nice park of Varosliget, with the artificial lake in the summer and the ice skating in the winter, and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eleonora S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice friendly city most people speak English Lots of things to do and see especially the Spa’s Big variety of bars and restaurants castle and heroes square amazing 😉

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank siwoku
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

if you know little about hungary/austrian history , this place is just a square. but the scenery is great with the park and castle and bathhouse closeby. a little study of hustory makes it even mire worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janklamer
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by here on our way to the szechenyi thermal bath which is 2 minutes walk from here. Loved the columns and the statues of the mounted soldiers. It is very well maintained.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geetha M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the largest and most popular square in Budapest. Impressive looking statues of most important figures in Hungarys rich past. Well worth seeing monument and it wouldn't hurt to read a bit about it's history, if you come here on your own without a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheDon_84
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great photo opportunity. Very impressive statues in a large square . The wind whistles through you on a January day though!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JaneinWare
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of those really fine public spaces in a city where you really have to take 10 mins to enjoy. Especially well presented at night with the lighting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B_Dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Our Big Bus tour one of the stops is hero square and it is a good area to get off the bus and explore. Wonderful statues featuring the seven chieftains of the Magyars and a cenotaph with the Archangel Gabriel are their on display....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PFReviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view of this square at night especially because there was a big ice skating rink just behind the square. Really beautiful!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank micolf927
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come via the metro line 1 not only do you experience the historic line with quaint stations but as you exit you are hit with the expanse of Hungarian leaders of the past. If you can go with a native Hungarian or can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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shabfa7
July 30, 2018|
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Response from 245matt | Reviewed this property |
There's plenty of parking all around the city park nearby. It used to be free but now it's paying but it's not expensive.
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sophbrook93
January 21, 2018|
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Response from Bill P | Reviewed this property |
We've been to Budapest 3 or 4 times over the last few years and as recently as last September and went to Heroes Square each time. We never saw anything that looked like a "big wooden statue". I don't think we would have... More
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wondererKathmandu
July 9, 2016|
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Response from RoganJ | Reviewed this property |
The square will be open - it's open air like Trafalgar Sq in London hasn't got loads to take in for a long time. More a tick off. Galleries/museums by it probably closed at that time, park behind will be open but not all... More
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