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This statue reside near Parliament and the Danube. A beloved soul in Budapest and Europe. Nice... read more

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shari w
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Nice piece of modern statuary in contrast to the many bronze pedestal statues around the town. Easy... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
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idosebb Antall Jozsef rakpart | near the Parliament, Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For Hungarians, the statue of Jozsef is to commemorate an important figure in its history. For visitors, this is an eye catching statue that is within easy walking distance from the Parliament buiulding. Its strategic location also marks an area which offers a great view...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This statue reside near Parliament and the Danube. A beloved soul in Budapest and Europe. Nice depiction. Many tributes to him.

Thank shari w
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice piece of modern statuary in contrast to the many bronze pedestal statues around the town. Easy to see if you are visiting the Parliament

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed May 8, 2018

The Hungarian poet Attila Jozsef who lived from 1905-1937, has his birthday April 11 celebrated as National Hungarian Poetry Day. The seated bronze statue depicting him deep in thought is located beside the Danube just south of the great Parliament building. His poem about the...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed April 11, 2018

This statue sits on the steps near the Parliament buildings and not far from the shoe monument along the Danube River. The poet died before the Nazi atrocities at this site, but the placement of the two, makes one feel there is a connection. Thought...More

Thank Roberta G
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We visited this lonely guy sitting by himself on the steps. We were on the Pest side and were going to the Shoes monument. Not sure of the whole story on this guy, but Budapest has a lot of interesting monuments

Thank jefferyp2017
Reviewed February 8, 2018

When he wrote the beautiful poem, the”By the Daube” he didn’t know that some 80 -90 years later on, his statue will sit there “ On the bottom step that from the wharf descends " forever. On the side of the step underneath him, there...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed October 31, 2017

I guess what I love the most about this statue is its placement - on some stairs in such a way that you can sit next to him, in front of him, behind him or stand in any of these positions allowing a great photo....More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Budapest is renowned for it's statues throughout the city and this is a wonderful example. Sat, contemplatively facing the Danube. A true delight.

Thank CoxieandBaggy
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We came across the Statue on accident walking back from Margaret Island it is located by Parliament and is sat overlooking the Danube it is another fantastic statue in Budapest.

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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