Szabadsag Square, Budapest

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Admire the architecture and immerse yourself in Hungarian history at Szabadsag Square. Stop at the monuments to Soviet soldiers who died liberating Hungary from German occupation during World War II, as well as those dedicated to Ronald Reagan and Harry Hill Bandholtz--all of which testify to the country's unique position as a crossroads between East and West. The surrounding Art Nouveau and historical buildings serve as residences and house a number of important institutions. The square is known for its peaceful atmosphere; in warmer weather locals soak up the sun, while both kids and adults have fun at the interactive fountain. In the vicinity of the square choose from a selection of cafes and restaurants. Plan your Szabadsag Square visit and explore what else you can see and do in Budapest using our Budapest travel route planning app .
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  • Szabadsag Square, or Freedom Square, is a good-sized downtown square with several important icons. Among them is the monument to the victims of the Nazi occupation, the Soviet monument, the Statue of Reagand among others. The square is quite nice and spacious, and worth a visit. It is also quite close to the parliament, so you can visit on the same tour.
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  • Lovely park with memorials. Couldn't help but notice that while children played in the dancing fountains, feet away, holocaust familes paid respect to those who they lost in WW2 with a beautiful and p...  more »
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