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This huge beautiful statue greeted me as I approached the Parliament. Located at the center of the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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The statue of Ferenc Rakoczi is located next to the Hungarian Parliament building. While coming... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There seems to be widespread consensus among Hungarians about the heroism and nobleness of Ferenc Rakoczi who fought a war of independence against Habsburg Austria in the early 18th century. This statue was erected 200 years after his death in 1935 during the Horthy regime...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This huge beautiful statue greeted me as I approached the Parliament. Located at the center of the area where the Parliament is, it is an excellent location to take pictures of both this statue and the Parliament. There are other attractions located near it: more...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

The statue of Ferenc Rakoczi is located next to the Hungarian Parliament building. While coming from the river Danube side to the Parliament building, we stopped over and admired the beauty of this enormous statue. My baby girl was so excited about seeing the huge...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

This 20 or so foot tall statue is huge but is somewhat dwarfed by the immense buildings surrounding it. Nevertheless, worth a few minutes of your time.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

A statute commemorating Count Gyula Andrássy has been inaugurated in front of the Hungarian Parliament in Kossuth Square. The 6.5-meter high bronze equestrian statue, the work of renowned Hungarian sculptor György Zala, was originally installed in 1906 but was demolished by the Communist authorities after...More

Thank BeefPit
Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of the better sculptures I have seen in Budapest right in front of the Parliament building. The sculptor was able to depict the Prince riding high on his horse with lots of confidence and charm. Nice work!

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 28 June 2018

There are two statues of historical figures riding on hores outside the Parliament. For the statue of Rakoczi located in the southeast corner of the Parliament, both front legs of the horse are up in the air (rearing). For the statue of Andrassy located south...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Bold. Beautiful. Impressive. Easy to view. No shade. Wear sunglasses and sunscreen. Not long to take time to admire.

Thank shari w
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a beautiful statue of Ferenc Rakoczi, also or better known as Prince Francis II Rákóczi, on a horse standing gracefully on its two hind legs and its forelegs off the ground. Possibly it was fashioned to show the Prince being on guard, as...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Ferenc II Rakocz was a prince of the Kingdom of Hungary who led a Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs at the beginning of the 18th century. The statue outside the Parliament Building shows him in military dress on a horse with weapon in his hand....More

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube,
with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The
Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica
stand out as two of the finest examples of
architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for
more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval
city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while
the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention
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