Kossuth Lajos tér Lapidary


Assorted sculptures and other stones from the Parliament building on display in a lapidary below VI Kossuth Lajos tér.

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1. Kossuth Lajos tér

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Northwest of Szabadság tér, this square is the site of Parliament, Budapest’s most photographed building. The square reopened in 2014 after being restored…

2. Parliament Visitors' Centre

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The underground Parliament Visitors' Centre to the north of the Parliament building has reams of information and sells tour tickets. There's also a large…

3. Parliament

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The Eclectic-style Parliament, designed by Imre Steindl and completed in 1902, has 691 sumptuously decorated rooms. You’ll get to see several of these and…

4. In Memoriam: 1956 Revolution Memorial

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The poignant underground In Memoriam: 1956 Revolution examines the events of `Bloody Thursday', 25 October 1956, when soldiers opened fire on a peaceful…

5. Imre Nagy Statue

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Southeast of V Kossuth Lajos tér is an unusual statue of Imre Nagy standing in the centre of a small footbridge, having moved Hungary 'halfway to freedom'…

7. Soviet Army Memorial

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At the northern end of V Szabadság tér is a memorial to the Soviet army, the last of its type still standing in Budapest.

8. Shoes on the Danube

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Along the banks of the river between Széchenyi István tér and Parliament is a monument to Hungarian Jews shot and thrown into the Danube by members of the…