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Monument to Imre Nagy/Remembrance Day (Oct. 23)

Vertanuk Tere across from Parliament/Kossuth Ter, Budapest, Hungary
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Vertanuk Tere across from Parliament/Kossuth Ter, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Budapest abounds in historic monuments, often heroic figures astride charging steeds. This tribute to Nagy is so understated it actually emphasizes the enormous contribution and tragic fate of this hero

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful and fun looking statue on a footbridge this was to see, located across the road on the southern end of Kossuth Lajos Square near the Hungarian Parliament Building, it constantly draws a small crowd of tourists. Imre Nagy was Prime Minister of...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you exit the Parliament building in Budapest and walk towards the Basilika along a diagonal street, you will come across a small and nicely kept park where the statue of Imre Nagy is located. The gardens are pretty, and the sculpture quite unique, as...More

Thank Roberto113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

statue in front of a beautiful park with interesting geological formations and a plethora of shade trees. Great place to take a break after walking for six hours photographing the gorgeous unending architectural wondrs of Budapest!

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most people are surprised to come across this monument when they walk down a side street off Parliament towards Liberty Square. You see a bridge over a small waterbody and the statue of a man standing on the bridge and gazing across.. This is Imre...More

Thank Hamesha I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue gazes back on the Parliament Building with a forsaken look. Nagy led the uprising against the Soviet occupation in 1956. For his efforts, he was executed and his body thrown in an unmarked grave.

1  Thank graymar6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A reminder to a great politician and a symbol of resolve in the eye of totalitarianism. Highly recommend to lookup his part in history.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It's an unusual statue on a bridge. You should read the history or have a guide, because otherwise you just see there a great statue and nothing else.

Thank hegyibrigitta94
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I recommend getting a Budapest Card where you receive 2 free tours... 1 in Buda and 1 in Pest. They will explain the historical significance of this unusual monument. I liked it because it was different than most of the other monuments where a pedestal...More

1  Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We came the monument to Imre Nagy/ Remembrance Day just by chance. Representing Freedom and Peace. It really makes you think. Well done to the sculptor you have made such a different monument.

1  Thank BorntocruiseUK
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District V / Inner City
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the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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