statue

2022. február 5. 15:00
György Szepesi, the legendary sports reporter and the "twelfth member" of the Golden Team, was born in Angyalföld a hundred years ago.
2021. november 7. 15:00
On the 100th anniversary of György Cziffra's birth, a statue was unveiled in memory of the piano virtuoso in the park named after him.
2021. október 18. 10:00
The sculpture composition called Garden of Philosophy has been standing on Gellért Hill for twenty years now. The work, which depicts the world's leading thinkers and founders of world religions, was donated to Budapest by Nándor Wagner, a sculptor of Hungarian origin living in Japan.
2021. július 6. 21:01
One of the newest statues in the capital was erected in the 19th District, in front of the entrance to the renovated Bozsik Stadium. The 6-ton stainless steel lion statue, made of 5-6 thousand elements, was made for 4-5 months, and its special feature is that it can be illuminated with red light from the inside, giving it a glowing effect.
2021. június 22. 16:00
The baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk, the patron saint of sailors, made around 1750, has been restored in the 22nd district on Hosszúhegy Square. During the renovation, the head of the 1.7-meter-high figure was replaced with the original one, and a missing wreath of stars was also returned to the saint.
2021. június 15. 18:00
The statue of King St. Stephen will not be erected in the park named after him but on Templom Square in Kispest. The mayor decided this on 14 June based on his personal authorization ordered in the epidemic. The authorization was valid until June 15. Earlier, work was suspended in Szent István Park because the work would have taken up a green area even though it would have replaced an earlier sculpture.
2021. február 26. 18:00
The turul statue of Buda Castle has been lifted from its pedestal and moved to a temporary restoration workshop created on Savoyai Terrace. The statue will be cleaned, its bronze work repaired, and the internal iron frame reinforced.
2021. január 18. 11:00
The group of irredentist sculptures erected in response to the Trianon Peace Treaty was unveiled a hundred years ago, on 16 January 1921. One of the first spectacular responses to the treaty that ended World War I was welcomed by a crowd of 50.000. The sculptors. Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl, István Szentgyörgyi, János Pásztor and Ferenc Sidló cast the statues to depict everything that the territories lost only half a year earlier had meant in Hungarian history.
2020. október 27. 14:30
Statue of George H. W. Bush., 41st President of the United States of America, has been unveiled on Szabadság Square. The bronze full-length work was erected alongside a statue of Ronald Reagan.
2020. október 22. 17:00
Ilona Tóth was a final year medical student who was an extern during the 1956 revolution became a symbolic figure of the communist regime's retaliation for the revolution. A new bust commemorating her has been unveiled in the courtyard of the Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Clinic and Hospital in Kőbánya.
2020. szeptember 29. 17:00
Budapest City Council to vote on the question of where a new statue of Saint Stephen will be erected on 30 September. The statue was originally planned for Saint Stephen's Park in the 13th District, but the proposal is to erect it on Templom Square in the 19th District. The Wallenberg Monument, the monument to Heroic Budapest Partisans, and a statue of Ferenc Fejtő currently stand in the park. The statue of the communist People's Commissioner György Lukács was removed in 2017.
2020. szeptember 27. 10:00
Before the stunning church planned by Ödön Lechner in Kőbánya stands a statue of King Saint Ladislaus. The district also houses not only a church, but a respected secondary school, a primary school and a square that bare the name of the saint king. As the cult of Saint Ladislaus is uniquely strong in this part of the city, the district was gifted the statue of saint in 1940, when the nation commemorated the 900th anniversary of his birth. The statue by Károly Antal, was erected before the church as the public sculpture of the king to be placed in Budapest.
2020. szeptember 7. 10:00
A statue of President George H. W. Bush is to be erected in Budapest on Szabadság [Freedom] Square, alongside an existing statue of President Ronald Reagan. The monument will be inaugurated on the Hungarian National Holiday, 23 October to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe.
2020. augusztus 16. 10:00
The statue of Saint Emeric erected in 1930 has survived the storms of history. Later it survived the battles of 1956 and the attacks of the socialist ideology untouched. Although its demolition was raised several times, the statue by Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl still stands where it was unveiled 90 years ago, as part of the events commemorating the 900th anniversary of Saint Emeric's death.
2020. július 6. 08:00
After the Tartar invasion, King Béla IV founded the city that is known today as Buda. He was looking for a place that would be impregnable during a next Mongol attack. He surrounded the plateau of Castle Hill with thick walls, parcelled and populated the area, and built monasteries and churches. Béla IV's Buda still exists today, the castle walls he built, the streets he walked on, the house walls and window frames he could see, the booths he could sit in, but not even a plaque preserves the name of the founder here.