Gellért Hill


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Gellért Hill

 

a hill in the central part of Budapest, on the right bank of the Danube. Height, 220 m. The Liberation Monument (bronze and granite; height, 36 m; 1947, sculptor A. Kisfaludi Stróbl), which dominates the city, has stood on Gellért Hill since 1947.

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