Heroes Square6978 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Budapest, Hungary
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Walking Area, Monument, Square
Hosok Tere or Heroes’ square in Budapest is a beautiful monument that attracts a lot of tourists in Budapest. The square commemorates the arrival of the first people who formed the nation of Hungary to the capital. In this sense, it is the most powerful symbol of Hungary in itself. Since it was built to commemorate 1000 years of the settlement of people in Hungary it is also called the Millennium monument. This square right next to City Park has become quite iconic.
There are two arches with Corinthian columns and a 38 meters tall column in the centre. The arches or rather colonnades are adorned with bronze statues of the Nation’s heroes. Each personality depicted here has made a significant contribution to the history of Hungary. Moreover, there is tremendous symbolism in all the statues. The statue of the arch angel Gabriel stands on top of the central column.
This monument is extremely important to the country and hence a must visit. The Museum of Fine arts and the Palace of arts flank the square on either side making it all the more popular with tourists.
Heroes Square Travel Tips
- The place along with Andrassy Avenue which it is a part of have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO.
- Each statue here comes with a story so it is a good idea to find a guide or someone who knows the history of the country with you.
Entrance Ticket Details For Heroes Square
- Entry is free.
Heroes Square Hours
- This statue can be visited any time of the day.
How to Reach Heroes Square
- M1 (yellow) metro line.
- Hasok tere station.
- Karpatia Etterem
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65.92% of people who visit Budapest include Heroes Square in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
29.08% of people start their Heroes Square visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Heroes Square
92.19% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Heroes Square