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Address: Id. Antall Jozsef rakpart | right on the bank, between Roosevelt ter and Kossuth ter, Budapest 1054, Hungary
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Words cannot express the importance of seeing this memorial. We can never appreciate what the victims of the Holocaust endured, but for some reason listening to the water of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 6, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Words cannot express the importance of seeing this memorial. We can never appreciate what the victims of the Holocaust endured, but for some reason listening to the water of the Danube lapping just feet below the shoes made to represent those that were killed in that exact location was more than thought provoking, more than saddening, more than horrifying. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Located right next to Danube at the Pest side, Promenade Memorial makes you shiver. The history of people that were forced to take off their shoes before getting shot and thrown to the river. A visit to the Hollocaust museum is a place to go before Danube Promenade Memorial in order to understand the deeper meaning of a simple yet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is on the Pest side of the river near the Parliament building. A very poignant reminder of the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II. They were said to be ordered to take off their shoes, then shot at the edge of the water so that their bodies fell into the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

This memorial doesn't have the crowds of tourists the way that many other Budapest monuments do. In fact, it was basically deserted when my friends and I got there. There weren't a lot of signs so you'll need to check a map even though it's right on the river. You can't get the impact of the monument from looking at... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special cause of a lot of many kinds of rubbish inside the shoes... :-( Flowers, I can understand but bottles and other stuff nope...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This was such a sad and touching experience. The shoes are lined up on the edge of the river wall. These shoes represent the Jews who were killed during the war. You'll see children's shoes, men's and women's . Some have little mementos inside them. Very touching ....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

A poignant reminder of fallen Jews killed in the name of war. I had a great grandparent who was a Russian jew so meant a lot to see this. People have put tealights, religious items and even a peace Lily. So simple yet so moving.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

A small and poorly signposted memorial which is nevertheless heart trending and personal. The shoes represent those Jews shot on the banks of the river Danube into the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

A very clever exhibition made on the path of the Danube and it is so emotional to look at those shoes of all sizes including little one. The shoes all look like real leather but actually made of steel. And it is free to look at. Worth it if you visit Budapest and a walk along the Danube is just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

There is a place on the river, where you can see parts of shoes on the shore - this is sign for the murdered jews

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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