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

Vertanuk Tere across from Parliament/Kossuth Ter, Budapest, Hungary
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Vertanuk Tere across from Parliament/Kossuth Ter, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue on the Square of Martyrs is a commemorating Imre Nagy, who was chairman of the Council of Ministers during the 1956 Revolution. He is standing on a symbolic bridge, and visitors love to photograph themselves with him. The ill-fated politician for his role...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful little monument in the 'Pest' side of Budapest. Great for a photo, but there is no information explaining the story behind this statue.

Thank jenkle89
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue of Imre Nagy is very moving: he looks humble, pensive, almost sad. The statue is a most fitting tribute to him and the Hungarian Rising; what was and what could have been. Climbing over the bridge between Liberty Sq and the House of...More

Thank scmp79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice statue on Parliament square, and thus easy to find. There is no information panel nearby, so you will need to look it up in your guidebook or the internet. However, it is a memorial to the prime minister of Hungary...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This statue is in Parliament square and is well worth a visit - it’s great to learn who the man was and it was Imre Nagy who was the Prime Minister of Hungary on two occasions. his second term was during the revolution in 1956....More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Just a small sculpture worth a visit if you have time. Quite fun to take a different selfie here! A small bridge with a person standing on it.

Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed 4 December 2017

When the opportunity arises, I like to walk around cities I am visiting without any set agenda or objective in mind. When doing this, there are often instances of serendipity. This was the case when walking around the back of the Parliament Buildings and encountering...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

It's a statue in a park. Europe has a lot of these. I think this one relates to an uprising that was not successful. It's ok. Not worth going out of the way for.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

You must read about mire Nagy. Buried face down in disrespect. This monument helps restore his history.

Thank GenevieveK
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Imre Nagy was PM during the 1956 Revolution, and was eventually tried and executed in a show trial when the Revolution ultimately failed. As a result, he became a hero to the Hungarian people. This statue facing the Parliament is a fitting tribute to his...More

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