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The Millenium Monument of Heroes' Square was build for the Hungarian Millenium in 1896 to conmemorate 1000 years of Hungarian history (the Magyar tribes conquered the Carpathian Basin in 896).

The Square itself with the Museum of Fine Arts on one side and the Palace of Arts on the other is one of the most impressive open spaces in Budapest.

In the center you can see a 36 meter high column with the Archangel Gabriel and equestrian statues of the 7 Magyar chiefs who actually conquered the territory.

The stone block in front of the column is the Heroes Monument. The 2 part colonnade in the back shows in chronological order the rulers, kings and princes of Hungary.

Behind the square you will find the City Park, with lots of recreation possibilities.

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