"Statue of Prince Eugene of Savoy" Eugene of Savoy Statue Tip by nicolaitan

Eugene of Savoy Statue, Budapest: 7 reviews and 14 photos


Entering the center courtyard of the Royal Castle, this imposing equestrian statue honors a 17th Century military commander who helped in liberating Hungary from the Ottoman Empire. French by birth and possibly an illegitimate son of Louis XIV, he became one of the Habsburg Empire's greatest generals and the defeat of the Turks one of his greatest triumphs.

Address: District I
Directions: On the top of Castle Hill (Varhegy). Funicular from Clark Adam ter (Buda bridgehead of the Chain Bridge), bus #16 from Deak F. ter, bus VAR from Moszkva ter. No cars allowed.

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  • Written Nov 5, 2006
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