"The Millenary Monument" Millennium Monument Tip by belgrade03
Millennium Monument, Budapest: 19 reviews and 47 photos
Andrassy street leads from the Inner City to one of Budapest?s finest open spaces, called Hosok ter (Heroes? square). There is an 85 m semicircular open colonnade divide into 2 parts in the center of the square. This spot is dedicated to the thousandth anniversary of Hungary?s independence. At its centre, there is a 36 m column with a winged Archangel Gabriel on top, holding the Cross of Lorraine in one hand and the crown of Hungary in the other. At the pedestal, there is an equestrian group of 7 chiefs of Hungarian tribes who conquered the the country with Prince Arpad in the middle. The semicircular colonnades contain the statues of 7 sovereigns on each side with bronze reliefs below them showing scenes from their lives. There is a stone tablet in front of the main column with the incription: ?In commemoration of the heroes who sacrificed their lives for national freedom and independence?.
Address: Hõsök tere
Directions: Pest side, near Central Park,
Phone: +36 1 473 2400
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