Definitely worth a visit, situated right on the banks of the Danube, not far from Parliament. A moving monument to the atrocities of WW2.
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Almost passed the shoes before I saw them. Slowly realized what they symbolize. The impression is strong, and will linger for a long time.
A very touching and sobering memorial. Budapest has quite a lot of Jewish memorials around the city, and I think it's incredibly important that events like this are remembered. You also get some beautiful views across the Danube and of the parliament building next door.
Walked along the Danube after taking a guided tour of the Parliament building as not far from each other. Had mixed feelings about visiting "the shoes" due to the history about them. Was not what i was expecting as lots of people about taking pictures...More
The shoes are carefully arranged and there is an explanatory plaque. Very poignant and moving, although having heard about the display in advance, I had imagined it to be more extensive. Well worth a visit.
We went to see this memorial as the sun was setting and it is very moving. In amongst all the fun and adventure of traveling to a new city its important to remember and reflect upon some of the appalling things that humans have done...More