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Well designed, somber statue, that unfortunately I could find no information nearby in English to... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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This statue reside near Parliament and the Danube. A beloved soul in Budapest and Europe. Nice... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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idosebb Antall Jozsef rakpart | near the Parliament, Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

It's a seated statue of a man on the stairs near the Hungarian Parliment building, making it a great place to take pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Well designed, somber statue, that unfortunately I could find no information nearby in English to educate me of him. I’ve since done that, but surely this need should be met at the place itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 27 June 2018

For Hungarians, the statue of Jozsef is to commemorate an important figure in its history. For visitors, this is an eye catching statue that is within easy walking distance from the Parliament buiulding. Its strategic location also marks an area which offers a great view...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This statue reside near Parliament and the Danube. A beloved soul in Budapest and Europe. Nice depiction. Many tributes to him.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shari w
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Nice piece of modern statuary in contrast to the many bronze pedestal statues around the town. Easy to see if you are visiting the Parliament

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KLE2013
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Roberta G
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jefferyp2017
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank stinkwink
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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