Where to go in Budapest?
Heroes' Square with the beautiful Millennium Monument is a place that celebrates the rich past and history of the Hungarian people.
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The 14-m-high statue, the work of outstanding architect Zsigmond Kisfaludy Strobi, was raised in 1947 in memory of the country's liberation. And even though the post-war period also marked
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The statue of Bishop Gellért, who died a martyr in the 11th century, stands opposite Elizabeth Birdge, on the sout side of Gellért Hill. According to legend this is
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At the time the Basilica was built, a huge prison facility still dominated this square built to "tame rebellious Hungarians". Government offices, banks and splendid apartment houses were later
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The first permanent bridge crossing the Danube was The Chain Bridge, built between 1839-49, initiated by Count Istvan Szechenyi. It was a great leap forward in engineering at
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