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Liberty hill memorial, Budapest, Diana St., Hungary

The Liberty hill civil heroes statue is situated in Budapest, XII. district, Diana St. 4 beside the St. László church. The statue was made by the artist Belatinyné Hadzsi Flóra and establised in 1934.The statue shows a solder holding the national flag. Later one the memorial serves as memento for heroes from the WWII to. The memorial inscription: HŐSEINK 1914+1918, 1941+45.  The memorial was restaurated and rearanged in 1962.


Type of WWI-heritage

  • War monument



State of repair/preservation

well managed

Historical WWI Context

The memorial is a memento to the civilian victims of the WWI and WWII . The names of the victims can be followed on the link

State of legal protection

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Budapest, 12th district local council

Kind of cultural use of WWI

The memorial can be reach by the tram 60 till Svábhegy stop and by bus 21,21A, 212 busz at Városkúti stop.

Other information:

Hegyvidék Helytörténeti Gyűjtemény és Galéria


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Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

Other sites to be visited in the 12th district of Budapest:

1. WWI memorial: the momorial is a memento for the 34 pupil wictims of WWI. The architect is András Ruffa András. and can be found at Kiss János altábornagy St. 40.

2. Lumnitzer József doctor memorial was prepared in 1923 by Zsigmond Kisfaludy Stróbl. Can be reach at Alkotás St. 48 (the sport hospital)

3. The statue of gandarm martirs: is prepared by János Pásztor,  Böszörményi St. 17-21, it was demolished.

4. Marshal Pilsudski Jozef statue prepared by Szilárd Sződi. Can be reach at Apor Vilmos square 2.

5. Farkasréti cemetery heroes graves: can be reach at Németvölgyi St and Bürök St. crossing hrsz.:8674/1

6. The sport hospital: / Sport University/ which was a military hospital with 800 beds. The construction started in 1882. Can be reach at Alkotás St. 44-50

7. St. James hospital: during WWI was a military hospital. The construction started in 1898 and can be reach at Diós árok 1 .

8. Gandarm camp: can be reach at Böszörményi St. 17-21 .

9. MOM - The Hungarian Optical Works: in the WWI worked as military factory . The building was constructed in  1905 and it was demolished in 1997. Today is the MOM Park.

10. The artist battalion: artist was war correspondents. Can be reach at Hegyvidék Helytörténeti Gyűjtemény és Galéria museum at Beethoven St. 1/b.




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Other WWI heritage sites in Budapest

I. District

Tóth Árpád promenade Erdélyi 2-es (székely) Huszár memorial (1742-1919). Opening in 1935.

Tóth Árpád promenade 40. Gorodoki battle (Museum of History). Opening in 1929.

Tóth Árpád promenade 40. (Museum of History). Opening in 1930.

Batthyány square 7. (Szent Anna church). Opening in 1933.

Szabó Ilonka St. 2-4. (Katolikus university)


II. District

Gyóni Géza square Przemysl memorial. Opening in 1932.

Pesthidegkút, Heroes square. Opening in 1925.

Bécsi St. 32. Opening in 1926.


III. District (included in the database description)

Békásmegyer. Heroes square. Opening in 1928.

Békásmegyer, Lehel St.

Óbudai St. 7. Opening in 1928.

Menedékház St.

Óbudai island Opening in 1928.


IV. District

Újpest Tanoda square.Opening in 1931.

Úipest Pozsonyi St.1 Opening in 1925.


V. District

Kossuth Lajos square 1-3 ( Parlament). Opening in 1925.

Egyetem square 1. Opening in 1930.

Párizsi St.. Opening in 1927.

Kossuth Lajos square 11 ( Ministry of agriculture). Opening in 1935.

Szervita square 6. Opening in 1930.

Fővám square. Opening in 1948.

Reáltanoda St. 7. Opening in 1930.

Piarista St.1. Opening in 1926.


VI. District

Andrássy St. 73-75. Opening in 1932.

Izabella St. 46. Opening in 1937.


VII. District

István St 2. ( Veterinary university). Opening in 1926.

Városliget St. 17-21 (Evangelistic gymnasium).


VIII. District

Square of 32. Opening in 1933.

Múzeum road 6-8. ( ELTE court ). Opening in 1936.

Ludovika square. Opening in 1924.

Heroes monument, Ludovika square. Opening in 1942.

Orczy garden. Opening in 1928.

Kerepesi cemetery


IX. District

Bakáts square

Kinizsi St. 1-7 (Reformat gymnasium)

Haller St. Opening in 2001.


X. District

Kozma St. 8-10( new public cemetery). Opening in 1926.

Kozma St. 8-10 (new public cemetery). Opening in 1914.

Kozma St. 8-10 (new public cemetery). Opening in 1942.

Kozma St. 6

Salgotarjáni St.


XI. District

Fehérvári St. 219. Opening in 1941.

Budafoki St. 4 (Technical university). Opening in 1927.

Ménesi St. 43-45 (Horticultural university)


XII. District (included in the database description)

Dianna St. Opening in 1934.

Városmajor. Opening in 1940.

Kiss János altábornagy St 40. Opening in 1934.


XIV. District

Álmos vezér square. Opening in 1925.

Dózsa György St. 41 ( Museum of Fine Arts). Opening in 1929.

Thököly St. 173. Opening in 1925.

Thököky St. 74 (SZIE Ybl Miklós university)

Tatai St. 95

Cházár András St. 5. Opening in 1925.


XV. District (included in the database description)

Hubay Jenő square. Opening in 1932.

Pestújhelyi square. Opening in 1924.


XVI. District

Szabadföldi St. (Cinkota). Opening in 1931.

Paulheim József square (Mátyásföld) Opening in 1935.


XVII. District

Szent kereszt square. Opening in 1928.

Csaba vezér square. Opening in 1925.

Heroes square (Rákosliget). Opening in 1925.


XVIII. District

Kossuth Lajos square (Pestszentlőrinc). Opening in 1936.

Heroes square ( Pestszentimre). Opening in 1943.


XIX. District

Templom square(Kispest). Opening in 1928.

Üllói St. 266 . Opening in 1925.


XX. District

Magyarok Nagyasszonya square (Pesterzsébet). Opening in 1940.

Emlékezés square. Opening in 2004.


XXI. District

Szent Imre square (Csepel). Opening in 1929.


XXII. District

Savoyai Jenő square. Opening in 1926.

Szentháromság square (Nagytétény). Opening in 1934.

Nagytétényi St. 286. Opening in 1937.

Budatétény, Bajcsy Zsilinszky St. 163. Opening in 1926.


XXIII. District

Heroes square (Soroksár). Opening in 1926.

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