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“Touching” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shoes on the Danube Promenade Memorial

Shoes on the Danube Promenade Memorial
Pest side of the Danube Promenade, Budapest 1052, Hungary (District V / Inner City)
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Touching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We were walking down the riverside when we saw these enchanting metal shoes. After a slight confusion we realised what they represented and found this a very touching way to remember the holocaust victims,

Visited November 2011
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“Profound sight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

The sight of hte shoes was profoundly sad but it is something I needed to see fo myself. What I learnt is the unbelievable extent of human cruelty.

Visited September 2012
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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“must do&see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

This is one of the best and most moving monuments I've ever seen!
Although difficult to get to still worth it. The way to get to it is NOT to cross the road as you finish the Parliament sightseeing but to start at the Lunchid (chain) Bridge and walk along the river towards the Parliament. Unfortunately you have to then walk back to the bridge to get safely to whenever you want to go after.

Visited October 2012
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“very important”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Very important to learn about the Antisemitism that made too many jews to die during the last year of WWII.
That place Symbols what the fasciest movmebnt of Hungary made to the Jews that were thrown to the danube to die.
It is very sorry to see there some people that were trying to measure those shoes....

Visited September 2012
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“Very moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

By far one of the most touching Jewish Memorials I have seen during my time in Europe. Physically it is very simple and modest compared to other memorials but by no means is it less meaningful. I highly recommend this attraction, it is an incredibly emotional and moving tribute.

Visited October 2012
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