Heroes’ Square the largest square of Budapest

Things to do on Heroes’ Square

Suitable for cultural attractions, this whole sqaure. The Andrassy road going along we get to the #Heroes’ Square. The tourists never miss this visit in #Budapest.  Two famous #museums are nearby. One of them is the  Museum of Fine Arts and the other is Kunsthalle (Hall of Art). The Millenium Underground station (M1) is also located around the square. The topmost political events played on this square, so it’s an important part in contemporary Hungarian history.

Hreoes' Square

Heroes’ Square historical overview

Directly behind the cenotaph is a column topped by a statue of the archangel Gabriel. In his right hand the angel holds the Holy Crown of St. Stephen (Istvan), the first king of Hungary. In his left hand the angel holds a two barred apostolic cross, a symbol awarded to St. Stephen by the Pope in recognition of his efforts to convert Hungary to Christianity.

The central feature of Heroes’ Square, as well as a landmark of Budapest, is the Millennium Memorial. The construction of this square are began in 1986. It completed in 1900 and was part of a much larger construction project which also included the expansion and refurbishing of Andrassy road and the construction of underground.

Openning hours / admission at Museum of Fine Arts


Mon–Thu: 10 am – 6 pm (on Mondays only partial opening)
Fri: 10 am – 7 pm, Sat-Sun: 9 am – 7 pm
excpet: Sun 8 Feb and Sat 14 Feb: 9 am – 6 pm,
Fri 13 Feb: 10 am – 8 pm
Sun 15 Feb: 9 am – midnight 


Mon – Thur 10 am – 5 pm
Fri: 10 am – 6 pm, Sat-Sun: 9 am – 6 pm
except: Sun 8 Feb and Sat 14 Feb: 9 am – 5 pm,
Fri 13 Feb: 10 am – 7 pm,
Sun 15 Feb: 9 am – 10.30 pm
Please note that Ticket Desks may close earlier if all tickets for the day is sold out.

Kuntshella (Hall of Arts) opening hours and other informations

If you are interested in Kuntshalle ticket prices, please take a visit to their official admission fees page.

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