Heroes Square (Hősök tere) – Budapest

Heroes Square is one of the most important squares in Budapest. It is home to the Millennium Memorial.

The Millenium Monument
The Millenium Memorial

It was dedicated “to the memory of the heroes who gave their lives for the freedom of our people and our national independence.” In 1989 nearly ¼ million people turned out in the square for the funeral for Imre Nagy.

Standing aside each colonnade there are two statues, each containing seven figures of Hungarian history.

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From the square you can venture into City Park which is a great place to have a picnic. You can also go and visit the Museum of Art and Palace of Art.

Until the next post, stay safe, stay healthy and keep smiling.

Steve

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