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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

But once it's purpose is explained, this tribute to a brave leader gains a lot of significance and gravitas. It exudes peace and calm, and invites people to cross over the bridge and spend time with the hero on the bridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dick h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking by one evening, I glance over and see something in the park. Looks odd, and as I walk closer it is revealed. So poignant, so meaningful. A fitting tribute to a strong soul.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 335williamm
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This small memorial for a well-known hero of the 1956 uprising is tucked away on side street near Parliament. As others have said, he ultimately paid with his life for resisting the Soviet might. I like this for its simplicity and it’s great to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sujata R
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The fact Imre Nagy's statue is not on the main square near the parliament is not a coincidence. He is not placed on a pedestal like Kossuth, Andrassy or Rakosci, but on a small bridge in a small park. Still unlike the other Hungarian heroes,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Be sure to read your history of Hungary before going to this memorial because it is contemporaneous poignantly remembers a former leader under the Soviet who resisted. For his resistance was executed. The memorial is one of the best we saw and the locals are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I passed this statue on my way to the Parliament. I had to patiently wait for my turn to take its photos. On my way back, the locals were having some kind of public meetings at this area. No more chance to take selfies here!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a must see monument while out walking. It has history, but just seeing it is good enough, and can be busy with tourists

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Imre Nagy attempted to test the limits of Nikita Khrushchev's destalinisation idea in October 1956 when tragically briefly for a few weeks in October 1956 the people of Budapest took on the might of the Soviet army (occupying them since 1945 and effectively guaranteeing one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

........like so many others. We were walking away from the Parliament area and noticed the monument so gave it a look. My favorite part of the description is the mention of how he is looking toward Parliament and is basically "keeping an eye on them"....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was an accidental discovery for me. The man who led the revolution against the USSR and this idol commemorates his accomplishments. Situated on a small culvert, this has a lot of historical and political significance and people do not stop taking pictures with him....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Arvind S
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