Statues of Roosevelt tér

Two statues stand in the centre of Roosevelt tér; the slanting figure represents Count István Széchenyi, the sitting one Ferenc Deák, one of the great figures of nineteenth-century Hungarian liberalism. To the north the square is closed in by the neo-Renaissance palace of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, built in 1862-64, founded in 1825 on the initiative of István Széchenyi. From Roosevelt tér Dorottya utca leads us to Vörösmarty tér.