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Sitting Statue of Attila Jozsef

idosebb Antall Jozsef rakpart | near the Parliament, Budapest 1055, Hungary
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Bronze monument to the poet whose birthday is celebrated as National Hungarian Po

The Hungarian poet Attila Jozsef who lived from 1905-1937, has his birthday April 11 celebrated as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KLE2013
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Centreville, Virginia
Thought provoking

This statue sits on the steps near the Parliament buildings and not far from the shoe monument... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Roberta G
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Modesto, California
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idosebb Antall Jozsef rakpart | near the Parliament, Budapest 1055, Hungary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hungarian poet Attila Jozsef who lived from 1905-1937, has his birthday April 11 celebrated as National Hungarian Poetry Day. The seated bronze statue depicting him deep in thought is located beside the Danube just south of the great Parliament building. His poem about the...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This statue sits on the steps near the Parliament buildings and not far from the shoe monument along the Danube River. The poet died before the Nazi atrocities at this site, but the placement of the two, makes one feel there is a connection. Thought...More

Thank Roberta G
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We visited this lonely guy sitting by himself on the steps. We were on the Pest side and were going to the Shoes monument. Not sure of the whole story on this guy, but Budapest has a lot of interesting monuments

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

When he wrote the beautiful poem, the”By the Daube” he didn’t know that some 80 -90 years later on, his statue will sit there “ On the bottom step that from the wharf descends " forever. On the side of the step underneath him, there...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I guess what I love the most about this statue is its placement - on some stairs in such a way that you can sit next to him, in front of him, behind him or stand in any of these positions allowing a great photo....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Budapest is renowned for it's statues throughout the city and this is a wonderful example. Sat, contemplatively facing the Danube. A true delight.

Thank CoxieandBaggy
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We came across the Statue on accident walking back from Margaret Island it is located by Parliament and is sat overlooking the Danube it is another fantastic statue in Budapest.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Easy to find and easy to admire. Really beautiful statue in the shores of Danube. Really enjoyed watching it.

Thank André A
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

this statue is located along the Danube river not too far from the parliament. Went to see the statue whilst on my way to see the parliament- well worth a visit too! it is also the pick up point if going on the Admiral river...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is a shame, that the current gouverment redesigned the whole square at the Parliement. They removed also this statue from its original place.

Thank 545medva
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