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Heroes' Square - Hosok Tere, Budapest: 116 reviews and 242 photos

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In 1301 with the death of Andás (Andrew) the IIIrd, the Árpádian dynasty went extinct and gave place to two great kings from the french Anjou House.

1. Károly Róbert (Carl Robert) (1308-1342)
2.Nagy Lajos (Louis the Great) (1342-1382)

The other important king, Luxemburgi Zsigmond (Sigismund von Luxembourg) (1387-1437) has no statue on the square, wich is a pig pity.

The next statue represents
3.Hunyadi László, governor (1446-1453), father of

4.Hunyadi Mátyás (Matthias Hunyadi) king, the richest king in Hungary`s history.

The next 3 statues commemorate 3 transsylvanian monarchs:

5.István Bocskai (1605-1606)...and...

Address: Hosok tere
Directions: Pest side, near City Park - metro station Hosok tere (M1)
Phone: 3613224098

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  • Updated Oct 24, 2006
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