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

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Pay homage to the former two-time Hungarian Prime Minister and leading figure of the Hungarian Revolution, Imre Nagy, at Monument to Imre Nagy/Remembrance Day (Oct. 23). Located close to Parliament, a life-size Nagy looks contemplatively towards the government building where he gave anti-Soviet speeches in hopes of an independent Hungary. The statue was erected in 1996 and commemorates the failed Hungarian Revolution of October 23, 1956, in which Nagy played a key role. He was later captured by the Soviets, and infamously tried, sentenced, and executed in secret. Read up on the history behind the statue before going, as no information is displayed on site. Our Budapest travel itinerary planner makes visiting Monument to Imre Nagy/Remembrance Day (Oct. 23) and other Budapest attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 14, 2017
    What a delightful and fun looking statue on a footbridge this was to see, located across the road on the southern end of Kossuth Lajos Square near the Hungarian Parliament Building, it constantly draw...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    It's so inspirational statues found scattered in Budapest. And the best part is that they are made so that one can interact with them. So that is positioned to bridge shortly after the Parliament and is ideal for beautiful photographs, while putting the search process, and later for the history of persons depicting.
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  • August 8, 2017
    As you exit the Parliament building in Budapest and walk towards the Basilika along a diagonal street, you will come across a small and nicely kept park where the statue of Imre Nagy is located. The g...  more »
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  • June 23, 2017
    On the way to Parliament (1st hungarian minister). Nice statue on a little bridge.
  • June 14, 2017
    Such a cool placement of a statue. The surrounding view is stunning.
  • July 1, 2017
    Beautiful bridge & statue. Gorgeous view of Parliament.
  • June 25, 2017
    Great memorial to Imre Nagy, the view of the Parliament behind is also beautiful!
  • February 25, 2017
    Nice street architecture, the Parliament in view, also.

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