Monuments/ Statues in Budapest

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Monuments & Statues in Budapest

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  • Andytre
    Louth, UK41 contributions
    When you realise what you're seeing, and then understand why you're seeing it your emotions run wild.
    Suffice to say I was incredibly moved by this.
    Must see if visiting Budapest.
    Written January 17, 2023
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  • Christophe B
    Quebec City, Canada447 contributions
    If you are in Budapest for a few days, I highly recommend this great and grand square. Easily accessible by metro. The area is also home to many other attractions.
    Written January 17, 2023
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand3,301 contributions
    This tasteful statue of St. Stephen was erected in 1906 and stands facing Mathias church, signifying that, as king, Stephen accepted the authority of the church.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • CassimaSK
    Bicester, UK39 contributions
    One of the most outstanding statues in Budapest. When visiting The City Park and Vajdahunyad castle, very easy to find.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • Maggi713
    Baltimore, MD11,934 contributions
    The Liberty Statue on Gellert Hill is one of the few prominent Communist statues which remained in situ after the transition to democracy, in part because of its iconic location overlooking the city. The statue was first erected in 1947 to commemorate the Soviet troops who lost their lives liberating the country, however the engraving was later changed so that it commemorated, “all who sacrificed their lives for the independence, freedom, and prosperity of Hungary.” The panoramic views from underneath the statue are unparalleled and help to make the walk to the top of the hill well worth it.
    Written November 15, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    This monument sits in a little park at the Pest end of Margaret Bridge. It commemorates the Hungarian Prime Minister who was leading the government during the 1956 Rebellion. He was tried for treason, executed, and buried in an unmarked grave.
    Written September 20, 2022
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  • Roberts69
    Northampton, UK17,856 contributions
    We came across this interesting sculpture by chance when walking to dinner one evening. It's a very nicely done piece of street sculpture depicting the 'einstand', a bullying scene from the youth novel “The Paul Street Boys” written by the Hungarian author Ferenc Molnar in 1906. A very popular piece of literature in Hungary where it is considered as a 'classic', and it is also one of the most famous Hungarian novels outside of the country. The novel is about schoolboys in the Józsefváros neighbourhood of Budapest and set in 1889.
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • MrMrsHappyR
    Liverpool, UK1,044 contributions
    Nice statue along The Danube Embankment which represents a father's daughter. Has impressive views of the castle behind it. Nearby is another statue The Girl With The Dog Statue.
    Written October 15, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    This has to be the most loved Policeman in the world. His belly is shiny from everyone hugging him or rubbing it. We can’t walk past without saying “hello” and giving it a rub.
    Written September 20, 2022
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  • Paul
    Kent, UK53 contributions
    Great statue. Legend. Captures his personality really well, and I love the fact that his dog is also cast.
    Written November 19, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    This statue next to the Parliament building commemorates Francis II Rákóczi who was a leader during the rebellion against Habsburg rule in 1703-11.

    For photographers, if you get the line up right, you can capture this statue and the one of Statue of Gyula Andrassy, in one picture.
    Written September 20, 2022
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  • phat_dawg_21
    Alpharetta, GA13,073 contributions
    This is a monument to the victims of the plagues that swept through the area in the late 17th into the early 18th centuries. It stands in Trinity Square, in front of St Matthias Church.
    Written September 15, 2022
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  • Maggi713
    Baltimore, MD11,934 contributions
    Situated right behind the Great Synagogue of Budapest is the poignant Holocaust Tree of Life Memorial, designed by sculptor Imre Varga. It is said to be the hidden gem of Dohany Street. The memorial was built in honor of the 400,000 Jews who were killed by the Nazis.

    As you observe the memorial, you will notice that it is constructed in the form of weeping willow symbol of mourning in the Hungarian Jewish tradition, it has the names of Holocaust victims inscribed on its leaves. The park was established in the 1990s after Hungary regained a democratic rule. The memorial was completed in 1996, thanks to the generous donation from Estée Lauder, renowned international manufacturer of beauty and skincare products.
    Written November 30, 2022
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  • Jo K
    Worcester, UK6,517 contributions
    We were on our way to see the Danube shoes from Parliament and came across this statue. So had to look it up. He does indeed look very troubled and sad. Just to the side of Parliament
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • MrMrsHappyR
    Liverpool, UK1,044 contributions
    Lovely small statue along The Danube Embankment of a girl with her dog. Has nice views of the castle behind it. Nearby is another statue Little Princess Statue.
    Written October 15, 2022
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