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Liberty statue

Liberty statue stands on top of Gellert Hill from which the views over the city are astonishing. When Communism fell in Hungary this statue was remodeled. The removed sections were reerected in Memento Park. For a while they considered removing even the main statue. But it was eventually considered not to be associated with the old regime they wanted to rid themselves of
Budapest 2018 part II - funny statues, charming statues, historical statues

June 13th 2018
Statues seem to be the thing in Budapest When we spot something that we think sticks out or is special in a place we occasionally dedicate an entire blog to this. We think of these as theme blogs. This selection of "theme" is made in a totally non-scientific way. It's only what we personally find interesting and what pops up in our minds when we try to absorb everything at once. E ... read more
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Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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