Heldenplatz - Heroes' Square

Heroes’ Square, Budapest 2015

The Millennium and the Heroes Monument, surrounded by the colonnade, dominate the Heroes’ Square in the Hungarian capital Budapest. To be found is the place in Pest. There, he marks the beginning of the Andrássy út and is the gateway to the City Park, which stretches along its avenues, just behind the square. On the right and left, Art Museum line the Heroes’ Square. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

During the Budapest Millennium Exhibition in 1896, in celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the Magyar occupation, the Parliament decided to erect a monument to the hero of Hungarian history. The architect Albert Schickedanz and the sculptor György Zala were commissioned to implement the Millennium Monument.

The two museums, to the right and left of the Heroes’ Square, are typical buildings in the classical style.

 

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