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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial is near the corner of Rumbach on Dob against a wall by a tiny park. It shows a man on the ground next to a hanging curtain with a man on top. Carl Lutz, a Swiss Ambassador, is credited with saving some 62,000...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

A small memorial to carl lutz the swiss vice-council in budapest from 1942 to end of WWII. He saved over 60000 jews, by the simple method of issuing them Swiss documents. There is a story that he once jumped into the Danube to save a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David-Miriam-Cohen
Reviewed 24 May 2018

While wondering around the former Ghetto in Budapest we came across this monument half hidden by trees to Carl Lutz a former Swiss diplomat. The monument made by Tamás Szabó in 1991, consists of two bronze figures, one high up on the wall reaching down...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a modern scupluter on a street of the Budapest Ghetto. It is a memorial to Carl Lutz, a Swiss diplomat who helped save tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from deprtation and probable death during the last year of World War II and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

After visiting the synagogue on Dohany Street we went to see the Carl Lutz Memorial, "Righteous Among the Nations." Karl Lutz was a Swiss diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. We found the monument in a small street, in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This poignant memorial, is sited within the Jewish Quarter of Budapest, the sculpture is unfortunately surrounded by graffiti which does spoil it, but the memorial is still a reminder of the good things this man, the memorial is on the route of the Jewish Quarter...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The statue was made by Tamás Szabó in 1991. The symbol of the humanism. I recommend to read more information about this memorial before visit

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BorisB_12
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Located in a place no one seems to care or know about. Only when you realise the significance of his action, as a human being, you will go there to pay your respect. According to Wikipedia "He is credited with saving over 62,000 Jews, the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank New06
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This memorial is slightly hidden behind a tree next to an alley wall. A tall bronze statue depicts a man lying on the ground next to a hanging and flowing curtain with another golden man on top. Carl Lutz represented by the golden man was...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 135Mayur
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Budapest emphasis the telling of history through statues and monument the story of Carl Lunz must be told loud and clear not only for the sake of the Jews but also wrt today refugees

Date of experience: September 2015
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