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A statue of a poet. We never knew anything about him but when we saw the statue, we went online for... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
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What is beautiful about Budapest is that it's full of statues and it they have an old romantic and... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
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idosebb Antall Jozsef rakpart | near the Parliament, Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

I wasn't familiar with Attila József before our visit to Budapest, but this statue captured my attention immediately. His intense gaze stuck with me, and I came home with a dual translation of "By the Danube" -- a very fitting souvenir.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

A statue of a poet. We never knew anything about him but when we saw the statue, we went online for information. The city has so many statues. In fact, I haven't seen as many anywhere else. This is facing the river quite close to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

On the banks of the Danube sits a resigned figure, coat strewn to one side, a quotation from his poetry written (in bronze cursive letters) on the face of the steps on which he's settled. It's a great spot to sit and stare at this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

You will not miss this famous Hungarian poet's statue on your tour.The sad looking poet killed himself.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

What is beautiful about Budapest is that it's full of statues and it they have an old romantic and imperial air to them. They are very beautiful. A small plaque with some little bit of history would definitely make this a 5star.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

It's a seated statue of a man on the stairs near the Hungarian Parliment building, making it a great place to take pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Well designed, somber statue, that unfortunately I could find no information nearby in English to educate me of him. I’ve since done that, but surely this need should be met at the place itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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