Liberty Square

You’ll come across some intriguing features as you wander through the city’s largest squares. All of which have a strong association with Hungarian history. First is a cool fountain powered by optical sensors and as you walk further you’ll see some spectacular sculptures. One of the first statutes is the controversial Anti-Fascist Monument. Erected in 2014 under the cover of darkness, it’s said to commemorate Germany’s invasion of Hungary, a historical fact disputed by many. Another monument is a stone’s throw away on the north side of the square, known as the Soviets Army memorial. On the east side of this square is the US embassy and a statue is standing nearby in memory of one of the Presidents who played a key role in the fall of Soviet rule. That’s a lot of history to take in, and it’s the perfect public place for taking a cultural afternoon stroll.

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Szabadság tér
Budapest 1054 HU
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