Friday, March 18, 2011

Gellert Hill - Gellért-hegy

On top of Gellert Hill (Gellért-hegy) in Budapest is a the Liberty Statue (Szabadság Szobor in Hungarian), a monument erected by the Red Army to commemorate the end of WWII. Gellert Hill is named after Bishop Gellert who was killed here by pagans in 1046. They stuffed him in a barrel and rolled him down the hill.