The statue of A Girl with Her Dog, located along the Danube Promenade in Budapest has no hidden meaning. It’s just fun.
A Girl With Her Dog Statue
Vigadó square – Budapest
GPS: 47.495547, 19.048522
Some statues don’t really need an extensive background story. Some statues don’t require a legend to tie into their popularity. Some statues are just FUN!
The popularity of the statue ‘A Girl with her Dog’ is evident. Tourists and locals line up to have a chance to pose with these two whimsical characters.
We all know the canine passive-aggressive look on this dogs face. The look says, “Please take the ball and throw it so I can chase it.” But the dog’s face is also saying “Huh! Don’t you DARE take this ball from me! I love this ball” And the girl’s like.. “Just give me the ball.”
However there is one bit of trivia attached to this Budapest landmark. Artist Raffay Dávid already knew he wanted to be a sculptor when he was just three years old. That’s it. That’s all I can tell you about this statue.
It isn’t that far from the Little Princess statue. Another piece of art that shows a little girl playing. So maybe this area of Budapest is just, FUN!
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