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Liliput adventures in the city

Budapest has several mini statues, all of them are the works of a Ukrainian sculptor, Mykhailo Kolodko. One of them – a mini tank – is opposite the Parliament building, near the remains of the old Kossuth Bridge (on Batthyány tér). It probably refers to the Soviet occupation and/or the intervention during the 1956 revolution. This is a form of guerilla art but these statues have been well-received by the public. 

For more interesting facts, historic details, urban legends and beautifully illustrated maps, Kinga Tittel’s handy Budapest guide book, Fabulous Budapest is available at selected Libri and Líra bookstores, at the online Libra Bookshop, the gift shop of the Matthias Church, Opera gift shop, Souvenir Shop at District 1., 8 Tárnok Street. For overseas orders, click HERE

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