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Independence Heroes

This is to commemorate the war heroes of Independence against the Austrian rulers. The... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
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Large statue location in the castle district not too far from Matthias church and the Fisherman's... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

During our tour with Viking we stopped at this statue, on our way to the Fisherman's Bastion. One has to stand still at the many historic moments of Budapest.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

A must see on your walk towards Fisherman's Bastion. Budapest has so many historic spots for observing and standing still to ponder...

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

This is to commemorate the war heroes of Independence against the Austrian rulers. The architecture of the sculpture is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

When you visit the iconic Mathias Church (and Fisherman Bastion) from the top point of Buda Castle Funicular, this statue is at the mid distance between these two points, approx 300m walking distance only, built by Zala Gyorgy in 1893 to celebrate anonymous fighters who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Large statue location in the castle district not too far from Matthias church and the Fisherman's Bastion. It was erected to commemorate the war the mid 1800's against the Austrians. Situated on a green in the fork between two roads it stands well and is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It is a significant statue in terms of remembering the heroes of war who fought for freedom but it is an unimpressive statue to be honest and not one I would go out and see, it is worth visiting if in the Cathedral area, but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

The Castle district is full of old buildings and beautiful monuments. This one is amongst them.An angel, with a laurel wreath in her hand, is supporting a collapsing warrior, who is still holding a sword in one of his hand and a flag in the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

As part of a wave of revolutions that swept through Europe in 1848, Hungarians rose against the dominant Hapsburg dynasty and fought a short-lasting war of independence. One of the battles was the siege of Buda Castle, which lasted 18 days and was successfully taken...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Visited on Sunday 8th October while on a guided tour on Castle Hill. Stop and read about the history behind this statue.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

It's in a good spot up in the castle area. It's an ok statue. It takes like two seconds to look at. I wouldn't go there just for this but if you are there

Date of experience: October 2017
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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