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Liberty Square (Szadadsag Ter), Budapest

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Admire the architecture and immerse yourself in Hungarian history at Liberty Square (Szadadsag Ter). Stop at the monuments to Soviet soldiers who died liberating Hungary from German occupation during World War II, as well as those dedicated to Ronald Reagan and Harry Hill Bandholtz--all of which testify to the country's unique position as a crossroads between East and West. The surrounding Art Nouveau and historical buildings serve as residences and house a number of important institutions. The square is known for its peaceful atmosphere; in warmer weather locals soak up the sun, while both kids and adults have fun at the interactive fountain. In the vicinity of the square choose from a selection of cafes and restaurants. Our Budapest vacation builder makes visiting Liberty Square (Szadadsag Ter) and other Budapest attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Quite relaxing park, with lots of trees and flowers, and one of the few remaining statues dedicated to the Soviet Red Army, which is a sight by itself.  more »
  • You see on one end the Memorial for WWII Victims, without being mentioned that the victims were the country's Jews. However, many people have put out their own tragic personal pieces of history. This ...  more »
  • On the surface, this is a pleasant spot with some nice green grass and a cafe. But dig a little deeper here to engage with some of Hungary's interesting - and often problematic - history. The Square i...  more »
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  • There's a story behind each sight. Better to visit it with a guide.
  • Nice square with the fountains very popular among the kids in the summer. Nice green part also.
  • Russian monument in Budapest. Reminder of WW2. Looks really good. Worth of visiting
  • Soviet war memorial is in it. Nice place to sit and relax
  • Very nice, some building still not renovated. Full with freely running dogs!