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Memorial to the Victims of the German Invasion

Szabadsag square | Szabadsag Ter, Budapest, Hungary
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Sanitation of history

Do not let this monument fool you. It was a dark ugly spot in Hungarian history. I have added... read more

Reviewed yesterday
shari w
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Very interesting

We stumbled across this statue, and unlike a lot of the statues in Budapest, this one is rife with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ellie W
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Szabadsag square | Szabadsag Ter, Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not let this monument fool you. It was a dark ugly spot in Hungarian history. I have added pictures of a make shift memorial by the people.

Thank shari w
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stumbled across this statue, and unlike a lot of the statues in Budapest, this one is rife with history. There are plenty of laminates around with different languages on, and it was really interesting to read what this statue meant to a lot of...More

Thank Ellie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth going to see largely because it is so controversial. The monument itself is very flamboyant but it is the individual memorials in front that are memorable and question the whether the monument is appropriate. Clearly it isn’t as Hungary as a very...More

Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Szabadsag square | Szabadsag Ter, Budapest, Hungary. Walking across Liberty square (Szabadsag Ter) to visit the Ronald Ragin Statue we passed this very questionable German occupation memorial to Hungary’s pasted history. The monument is dedicated to the victims of the German occupation of Hungary during...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviewers provide assistance as to the Monument’s location other than it is about 400 metres from St Stephens Basilica. After visiting the Monument for a little while it is apparent the real personal stories of the victims of the Nazi occupation can be found...More

Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Located on the southern side of Liberty Square, the newest addiction to the area is this controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the Nazis. With a series of columns, a menacing black eagle in flight and a massive angel, the aesthetic of the design...More

Thank KLE2013
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

this monument is at the one side of Liberty Park. It is a monument that seems to have attracted a fair amount of debate and controversy - the government built the monument for the victims of the German occupation but then there have been protests...More

1  Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

A very sad place with photos and personal items Obviously a place of peace and thoughts of what happened all those years agp

1  Thank david s
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Stumbled upon this memorial in downtown Budapest. Lot's of controversy surrounding it. Orban's government put it up as a memorial to the Hungarian victims of the Nazis without any mention that Hungary actually collaborated with Nazi Germany. Counter protest, mementos line the front of it...More

1  Thank nktz
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We should never forget the atrocities that various different groups of people have committed over the years to their fellow citizens, we should never allow it to happen again.

1  Thank johnhp702
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