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Heroes' Gate - Veszprém
Address: 8200, Veszprém Vár u. 2.
Phone number: (88) 610-516, (88) 610-517
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
The discrepancy between civilian and military claims for setting up the memorial resulted in new debates during the 1930s. continue
World War 1 was still going on when it was ordered that each municipality should set up a monument for the fallen ones. Originally, the monument would have been dedicated to the 31th Royal Hungarian Infantry Regiment and the 7th Royal Hungarian Artillery Regiment. It would have stood in the spacious B√ļzapiac (‚ÄėGrainmarket‚Äô) Square, as it seemed to be an ideal scene for spectacular military parades. continue
The tragic outcome of the war was not conducive to any memorials, which, apart from representing power, served merely as plots for military parades. Both military and municipal leadership admitted that more serious problems had to be solved, namely the care for war widows and orphans. continue
The showing on the first floor of the shop Várkapu deals with the history of the Fire Tower of Veszprém. The material consist of Copies of the documents from 1814 and 1891, original metal cylinders in which the documents have been preserved, coins, as well as a variety of interesting photos and descriptions summarizing the history of the monument. continue