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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

........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

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Arvind S
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Even if you don't know the historical significance of the person behind the statue, the monument is still an interesting piece of art by itself. It looks better than any of the monuments and statues in Szabadsag Square just a block away. Not sure if...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a monument Imre Nagy, the Prime Minister who together with the vast majority of Hungarians revolted in 1956 against rule by the USSR. Two years after the failed Hungarian revolution, Nagy was executed on charges of treason. I came across it by chance,...More

2  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I stumbled through this monument on my way back to the hotel. I thought it was just a nice little park near the parliament until reading about it. The monument is very nicely designed with symbolic of crossing the bridge of liberty and freedom. Besides...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is a lovely peaceful monument to a man whose life ended in a dreadfully violent way. I have never seen a statue placed on a tiny bridge in a peaceful garden. Certainly a well executed statue and I am glad it has been placed...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This monument to Imre Nagy, the Prime Minister, who stood up to the Soviets but was tried and executed as a result, sits between Liberty Square and Parliament. It is a highly symbolic structure that at first glance appears simply to be Nagy standing on...More

Thank burghughes
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Located between Parliament and Liberty Square, this monument to Imre Nagy, the Hungarian politician and Prime Minister who sought to oppose the communist control of his country during the 1956 Uprising is a symbolic depiction of Hungary's path to freedom. The Soviet communists responded aggressively,...More

1  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a monument where you can see Imre Nagy in the middle of a bridge that symbolizes the passage from the communism into a republic. He was executed after a failed attempt to liberate Hungary from the Communism. I love symbolic monuments with a...More

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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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