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Spirited rider

One of the better sculptures I have seen in Budapest right in front of the Parliament building. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ricky Y
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Hong Kong, China
Dramatic looking statue

There are two statues of historical figures riding on hores outside the Parliament. For the statue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

Thank Edmund R
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

If you are visiting the parliament then definitely you should check this statue of the Hungarian legend who lead a revolution attempt against the Austrian rule of Habsburgs (1703-1711).

Thank Alexandros R
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Prince Francis II Rákóczi's equestrian sculpture next to the parliament on Kossuth Square. The baroque-style dark bronze sculpture on the red marble base is a commemorative monument to the great prince who fought for freedom of the country ​ahead of his Kuruc​ ​cavalry.The first two...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visited on Sunday 8th October. This statue is situated next to the Parliament Building and worth stopping to have a look at.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Budapest is definitely the city of Statues on every corner you will find another statue with more history to tell. Each has its own background and it is fascinating to walk around them all.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

When I saw this statue I couldn't help but think how attractive this man looks, something out of one of those romance novel book covers or that guy who sells "I can't believe it's not butter"!! I know, strange thing to say, but I guess...More

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