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If you have already visited the wonderful Gresham Palace, I recommend you to continue your journey on Zrinyi Street to St. Stephen's Basilica. It is a pedestrian area, so you will enjoy walking. At the intersection with 6 October street you will meet this beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Budapest has many unique statues (fat policeman, Peter Falk as Columbo, a worm) that are worth visiting as part of your walking / wandering. If you wander by, the Fat Policeman makes a great photo opportunity and is quite fun. It is a place that...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019

Good opportunity for fun and to take a photo with. I love statues of ordinary people in unordinary places.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

The fat policeman statue is situated in front of st Stephens basilica . Although it’s famous , it’s nothing that special .

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We founded by mistake in front of St. Stephans-Basilika. I don’t know if is important or not, we just took a picture with.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Iyo I
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Wow is he popular !! We had to wait to get a photo with him. He is near St. Stephen's Square, right in the middle of the pedestrian walkway. We were having lunch in TG Italiano right in front of him. It was fun watching...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patty B
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Good fun statue just down from St Stephens square. I've never seen a policeman this happy for real but I have seen one as fat as this. It's a must do photo in Budapest. Maybe could be improved by a line on the floor where...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

He is a lovely large bronze fat policeman along pedestrian road leading from the Danube with restaurants and bars up to St Stephens Basilica. Everyone wants a photo with him and he is very popular.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

Direct opposite to the Basilica, on the side of the street leading to the Chain Bridge, this fat policeman stands alone. Nothing very special, but it is good to see many tourists hugging this policeman and taking pictures. Due to the hugging, the belly portion...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Arvind S
Reviewed April 6, 2019

This is one of some lovely statues in Budapest that are lovely to take a photo with. He clearly has his tummy rubbed a lot!

Date of experience: March 2019
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I have not read the book. Sorry, you did not like my review and you wanted to sound off. My father escaped Hungary during the Hungarian revolution in 1956-57. He left behind his entire family. I visited Hungary during the... More
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