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An odd sight

I think this statue is great, it's a bit of an oddity in terms of its design and placement in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brad P
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reminds me of the Good Soldier Svejk

What's not to like about this guy?! Not a must see but go on, give the guy's belly a rub and try... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David T
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Sydney, Australia
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Zryinyi Utca, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this statue is great, it's a bit of an oddity in terms of its design and placement in the middle of the street. I was told on a previous trip that its supposedly good luck to run the Policeman's belly, that's why it's...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like about this guy?! Not a must see but go on, give the guy's belly a rub and try not to smile.

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to google and wiki the background for this statue and alas could not find anything. Tourists take pictures nevertheless

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone had their picture taken with him, and we had a laugh with complete strangers who were trying to assume the same pose as the policeman! Great fun and great location. His tummy is shiny as to rub it is said to bring good luck,...More

Thank glamourpuss1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This statue brings a smile to the face of all passers by. I thought it was a soldier, but I now stand corrected!

Thank HantsCupWinner
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A kinda cute big-bellied policeman statue in the middle of Budapest. Everyone wants to take a photo with it.

Thank Inkeri R
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This statue is a good opportunity for taking some funny photos. It is in a great location, not far from St Stephen's basilica.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Another statue on the streets of Budapest. It's in a really popular area, that's why everyone finds him and takes a picture with him.

1  Thank hegyibrigitta94
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The fat policeman is located on a street near St. Stephen’s Basilica. It is said if you rub his belly, you will have good luck, especially in love. Hence the reason why the belly is so shining. It is said the policeman is the epitome...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We just happened to stumble upon this statue on our way to a cruise. It's just a statue of a fat policeman. I don't really know why it's there but it's quirky & a popular photo spot.

Thank LondonAnneka
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District V / Inner City
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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