Shoes on the Danube Bank, Budapest

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Monument · Historic Site
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The emotional exhibit, Shoes on the Danube Bank pays tribute to Jewish victims killed along the Danube during World War II. View the 60 pairs of iron 1940s-style shoes that represent the footwear left behind by the Jews who were forced to stand barefoot at the river's edge to be shot by Arrow Cross militiamen during the Holocaust. Sculptor Gyula Pauer and filmmaker Can Togay designed and created this moving memorial, which was erected in 2005. Experience this powerful installation in between your visits to other nearby sites, such as the Parliament building, which is just a short walk away. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Budapest trip simple and quick.
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  • Go with a guide or take a good tour guide book with you, you need to kn ow the history here. Very interesting. 
    Go with a guide or take a good tour guide book with you, you need to kn ow the history here. Very interesting.  more »
  • If you are staying in Budapest I recommend you go and see the shoes on the Danube Bank, it is a beautiful gesture to honor the massacred souls shot on the Danube bank during WW2 
    If you are staying in Budapest I recommend you go and see the shoes on the Danube Bank, it is a beautiful gesture to honor the massacred souls shot on the Danube bank during WW2  more »
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  • Very emotive and sad the history
  • Interesting 🧐

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