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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  • This is a square that can't decide what it wants to be. Memorial statues all around. A snack shop. Grassed area. Ronald Reagan statue. There is an area with flowers and tributes written to lost lives ...  more »
  • We walked from the Capitol to the free square, but on the way there was a statue of Reagan, Harry Hill, and a mysterious Soviet monument.
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