HEROES’ SQUARE

HEROES’ SQUARE

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The end of Andrássy Avenue and the gate of the City Park: wherever we look, it is an urban masterpiece. Approaching the avenue, a 36-meter-high column appears from afar, with Archangel Gabriel on top.


The group of statues placed around the column and pedestal forms a visual unit with two semicircular memorials, under whose arches we can see portraits of the great figures of Hungarian history, made by György Zala. The square designed by Albert Schikedanz is surrounded by two museum buildings. When viewed from the front, you can see the Kunsthalle from the right and the building of the Museum of Fine Arts, which houses important collections and temporary exhibitions internationally. The halls feature works by Raffaelo, Leonardo, Dürer, Pieter Bruegel, Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet and Auguste Rodin, but also high-quality temporary exhibitions. has artistic experiences. Heroes’ Square, along with Andrássy Avenue, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

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