Demonstration Alert

Location:  Kapisztrán tér in the Buda Castle (district 1.); Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on February 10, 2018, beginning at 4:00 p.m.   Demonstrators will commemorate the unsuccessful breakout attempt of German and Hungarian military forces from the Soviet Army in 1945.  There will be two counter-demonstrations at the same time: the first one is held in the Buda Castle square, and the other one is a march at the Buda Castle gate in District 1.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the junction of Kapisztrán tér in the Buda Castle (district 1.) after 4:00 p.m. on February 10, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations. 


U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 475 4400

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Hungary Country Information

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