Fountains in Budapest

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Fountains in Budapest

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  • Mary K
    Providence, RI410 contributions
    While staying on Margaret Island, we took an evening walk to the music fountain. How very enjoyable! I loved the casual feel, and how families and friends gathered to enjoy this fountain. The park is clean, with beautiful floral gardens all around. There is music playing, and the colors of the lights in the fountain change as well as the fountain itself changes, making it fun to look and listen to the music. We may have stayed around 30-45 minutes, but if I could go again, I would bring a blanket or chairs and pack a picnic dinner and enjoy for longer. I love it when cities know how to create a wonderful, clean area for all to enjoy.
    Written August 23, 2022
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  • Sandra M
    Henderson, NV368 contributions
    So much detail on this fountain & I don't remember the whole tale our guide told us about King Matthias. Certainly one of the things to be seen while in Budapest. We walked around the area.
    Written September 8, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    This fountain stands in front of the Memorial to the Victims of the German Invasion in Szabadsag Park. It was very attractive to children of all ages on a hot July day.
    Written September 20, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    The fountain is an attractive feature in Elizabeth Square. It was dry when we saw it in July, but it is still interesting.
    Written September 21, 2022
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  • Karyn W
    Kansas City, MO1,486 contributions
    When my husband and I were waiting for a restaurant to open for breakfast we wandered around and found this fountain in Corvin Square. It's of a hunter drinking and it's rather detailed. The plaque said it was erected in 1904 and is of Lajos Kutja.
    Written May 30, 2020
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  • stinkwink
    Sydney, Australia7,389 contributions
    During the rebuilding and reorganization of the square, the designers made a weak effort to make the space more livable, but I can not say that they have achieved full success. It was not difficult to make this overly dilapidated neighborhood more appealing and better, but the public's expectations were put higher. Therefore, subsequent corrections were required, e.g., mounting backrests to the uncomfortable benches.
    Seeing the parking difficulties of the buses, I talked with the drivers, and I have to say they were not excited. It's a big step forward to have a regular public toilet, though I do not have personal experience. A cunning solution, however, is their pricing. One visit is 180.-HUF. Who is that desperate visitor who will ask for 20.- HUF (1 cent) from a 200.- HUF coin?
    Fortunately, the clock seems to work after a lot of repairs, legitimate mockery, and complaints.
    Written January 6, 2018
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia17,320 contributions
    Located Vorosmarty Square, stands this very interesting fountain, as we visited at night we thought is was just an ornate lamp post, however, on further investigation we could see it was a fountain, surrounded with four lions, hence the name.
    Written April 19, 2020
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  • Carol A S
    Marietta, GA4,202 contributions
    The Open Book Fountain is located in Egyetem Square in front of the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences. The fountain looks like a large stone book; every few seconds a sheet of water blasts forth from the book’s spine, arcing from one side to the other, creating the illusion that an invisible force is turning the pages of the marble tome. The fountain was created by artist Kelecsenyi Gergely and engineer Jozsef Szita in 2012. I was impressed by the fountain's simplicity and its dynamic nature. It is a reminder of the importance of traditional books both for the joy of reading and for storing knowledge. The Open Book Fountain is accessible at all times with no entry fee; however, the liquid pages only turn during warm months.
    Written March 15, 2020
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  • Vadim
    Murmansk, Russia25,355 contributions
    This fountain with two half-naked girls with jugs was installed on Deak Square in 1933. The author of the fountain was the famous interwar sculptor Ferenc Sidló. Looking at these beautiful women, it's hard to believe that in front of you are two of the 50 Danaids who killed their husbands in order to avoid a prophecy about their father, whose fate is to die at the hands of a son-in-law. The punishment in the kingdom of Hades for them was to fill bottomless jugs with water. Because the worst punishment is senseless work...
    Written October 11, 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,765 contributions
    It no longer works as a fountain and isn't in the location that the TripAdvisor map says... It is at the bottom of the escalator in the castle gardens.
    Written April 26, 2022
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia17,320 contributions
    Located on Erzsebet Boulevard stands this elaborate bronze sculpture fountain,(Created by Lazlo Marton, (1985)), is of Faun (Part human, part goat), seated within foliage playing pan pipes,(Roman Mythology).
    Written April 13, 2020
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  • Sam
    Nuremberg, Germany11,624 contributions
    Fountain located across the Franciscan church. Nice details and it has some history written in it as well. Quick picture spot
    Written July 9, 2022
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  • OZS_ATW
    Budapest, Hungary2,766 contributions
    In 1978, the "Mermaids" ornamental fountain, also known as "Faun and Mermaids", was erected on the edge of the former fairground, opposite the Széchenyi Baths. In the centre of the 15-metre diameter pool, surrounded by limestone perches, sits a two-metre bronze faun figure with a whistle, surrounded by five mermaid statues. The playful bronzes were sculpted by Jenő Kerényi.
    Written December 28, 2021
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