Why Is There a Columbo Statue in the Middle of Budapest? - Atlas Obscura

Why Is There a Columbo Statue in the Middle of Budapest?

In the center of Budapest, Hungary, there's a life-size bronze sculpture of a not-so-obvious cultural icon: Lieutenant Columbo. The actor Peter Falk's on-screen character, Columbo, was the star of an American detective show that started in 1968. But why is he in Budapest? Eric Grundhauser investigates.

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