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Large statue location in the castle district not too far from Matthias church and the Fisherman's... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Laurel wreath to the heroes.

The Castle district is full of old buildings and beautiful monuments. This one is amongst them.An... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Large statue location in the castle district not too far from Matthias church and the Fisherman's Bastion. It was erected to commemorate the war the mid 1800's against the Austrians. Situated on a green in the fork between two roads it stands well and is...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is a significant statue in terms of remembering the heroes of war who fought for freedom but it is an unimpressive statue to be honest and not one I would go out and see, it is worth visiting if in the Cathedral area, but...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The Castle district is full of old buildings and beautiful monuments. This one is amongst them.An angel, with a laurel wreath in her hand, is supporting a collapsing warrior, who is still holding a sword in one of his hand and a flag in the...More

1  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 30 December 2017

As part of a wave of revolutions that swept through Europe in 1848, Hungarians rose against the dominant Hapsburg dynasty and fought a short-lasting war of independence. One of the battles was the siege of Buda Castle, which lasted 18 days and was successfully taken...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visited on Sunday 8th October while on a guided tour on Castle Hill. Stop and read about the history behind this statue.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

It's in a good spot up in the castle area. It's an ok statue. It takes like two seconds to look at. I wouldn't go there just for this but if you are there

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This monument is located a short walk from Matthias Church on Castle Hill and there is a little reserve area around the monument with seating for quiet contemplation. This area is very pretty. The streets around the monument are like an old village with cobblestoned...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The statue of the Independence War stands proudly in the Buda district very close to the church so you can't miss. Full of lots of intricate details

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Translated Szabad Hazaert means free motherland. The statue was erected as a tribute to the Hungarian freedom fighters who fought in the war of independence against Austria. The metal statue is of a soldier with a laurel wreath from the winged Victory and the national...More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

In a city that has some really amazing and thought provoking statues The Statue Of The Independence War is a well executed statue. The statue is in honour of the fallen soldiers for the fight for independent against the Austrians in 1848. The statue shows...More

Thank Neil K
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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