According to femina.hu, these are the places every Hungarian has to see.
Kossuth Lajos Square is a top national memorial in Budapest, as the nation’s main square and the venue of a number of significant historical events. Located in the 5th district, on the bank of the Danube, the newly renovated square was handed over by President Janos Ader on March 15 2014.
Decision was made about constructing the Hungarian Millenial monument symbolizing the greatness of the nation in 1895, but the place is still the most famous and most influential square of Budapest. The place, which contains the statues of the rulers, sculptures of the leaders of the Hungarian Conquest and the symbolic graves of the Hungarian heroic dead is a the World Heritage Site.
Hungarian National Museum
The National Museum, in addition to it hosts the richest collection of the Hungarian past – even created in the wake of the offering of Istvan Szechenyi –, was an important place of our historical events as well, it has become the symbol of the 1848 revolution too, femina.hu says.
Rakoskeresztur New Public Cemetery parcels
298., 300. and 301.parcels of the cemetery considered national memorial place, as emblems of the protest against the communist dictatorship. Here are buried the citizens executed after the illegal trials in 1945 and 1956.
Buda Castle Quarter
Budapest’s Castle District, also a part of the World Heritage, at the same time is the richest part of the capital in historical monuments. Here you can find the Office of the President of the Republic, the Matthias Church, the National Szechenyi Library and the National Gallery as well.
Debrecen Reformed Church and College
The college was the alma mater of several Hungarian excellence, and the Great Church was the place where the dethronement of the Habsburgs and the Declaration of Independence were published on April 14, 1849.
Mohács Historic Site
This memorial is for those who lost their lives in one of the most decisive battles in Hungarian history, the Battle of Mohacs in August 29 1526, where Suleiman I defeated Louis II, the Hungarian king. After that, the country was divided into three parts.
Ópusztaszer Historical Park
According to tradition, Opusztaszer was the place where Hungarians held their first parliament. Today, National Historical Park operates on the place where Arpad Feszty’s panorama painting, The arrival of the Hungarians can also be viewed. In the picture, you can see the Arpad monument.
Pákozdi Military Memorial
The national memorial commemorates the victorious battle of the 1848-49 War of Independence at the same time it is the central memorial place of the Hungarian army.
Once, the national memorial was the location of Koppany, and later, St. Laszlo founded the St. Egyed Benedictine monastery here which was an important religious center in the 12th century, femina.hu says.
Szekesfehervar Ruin Garden
The memorial was once a sacred center of the Hungarian state built by St. Stephen. It was the scene of several coronations, as well as it preserved the Holy Crown, the royal treasury and the archives too.
According to femina.hu, the Benedictine Abbey, which is the cradle of the Hungarian Christianity, is a World Heritage Site today. The monastery was founded by Prince Geza in 996, Pope John Paul II also visited it at its thousandth year of existence.
Fiume Street cemetery
A significant part of the graveyard tombs are important artistic monuments, the nation’s pre-eminent personalities such as Batthyány Lajos Kossuth and Ferenc Deak also buried here. Kossuth mausoleum is the biggest tomb of Hungary today.
based on the article of femina.hu
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