Margaret Island Budapest Centennial Memorial

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Get close to the Centennial Memorial on the Margaret Island and admire the detailed monument from inside the statue.The monument is one of the most known emblematic ornament of Margaret Island.

The 4.5 m high monument can be found in the southern part of Margaret Island, close to the Musical Fountain.
The monument is sleek from the outside and wonderfully detailed in the inside, the monument presents some of the main features of the Hungarian history.

Margaret Island Budapest Centennial Memorial Sunny Day
Margaret Island Budapest Centennial Memorial Sunny Day

 

The monument was made by István Kiss in 1972, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the unification of Pest-Buda and Óbuda.

The Centennial Memorial is surrounded by round shaped lawn with a diameter of 22 m, which is interrupted by andesite stripes. The andesite stripes are symbolizing the streets of Budapest.

Margaret Island Budapest Centennial Memorial Summer
Margaret Island Budapest Centennial Memorial Summer

 

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