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Address: Memento park, Budapest 1223, Hungary
Phone Number:
+36 1 424 7500
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

The final resting place for fallen Communist statues, including those of...

The final resting place for fallen Communist statues, including those of Lenin, Marx and Engels, plus memorial plaques that were removed after the downfall of the Communist regime.

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A graveyard for previously heroic Communist statues; nice idea, but I would have appreciated a bit more advice about individual statues (their locations, histories, significance... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A graveyard for previously heroic Communist statues; nice idea, but I would have appreciated a bit more advice about individual statues (their locations, histories, significance, etc.). In an outer Buda suburb, so slightly tedious to get there by Metro and then bus, so this is not a good choice if you are pressed for time. Stalin's boots are located here... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is a collection of the former "socialist regime" sculptures. You should take a long bus-ride 101 E, 101 B or 150 45 minutes to get there.from the middle of the city. There are 42 different statues.

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Carluke, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems gratifyingly ironic that grandiose communist era statues should end up in an nondescript site in Buda. This is an interesting diversion although I wouldn't put it top of the list of things to see in Budapest. There are some huge bronze and stone statues featuring gloriously heroic Soviet soldiers and sailors which are simultaneously ridiculous in their original... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard much about this open air museum and it did not disappoint. The statues and plaques were impressive! The park itself provided an austere and cold glimpse into a former soviet era that will always serve as a reminder to visitors of Hungary's history. Memento Park could be easily reached by public bus from Kelenföld vasútállomás Metro/bus station,... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the statue, bust, and monument graveyard from the old communist era! When that regime fell, a lot of the plaques and statues were hauled off and planted here. It's about a 15 minute Uber ride from Budapest city center, and well worth it. We totally enjoyed looking and learning about each piece. I would definitely recommend taking an hour... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed looking at how Hungary has preserved their monuments to mark their history without letting their history define who they are now. Very, very well done!

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home to more than 40 statues, busts and plaques of Lenin, Marx, Béla Kun and others whose likenesses have ended up on trash heaps elsewhere, Memento Park, 10km southwest of the city center, is truly a mind-blowing place to visit. Here you'll find the replicated remains of Stalin’s boots (all that was left after a crowd pulled the enormous statue... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting, especially as we approach the 1917 Russian Revolution centenary and witness the legacy here. This was a very atmospheric place and the status are eerie, but a bit of a paint to get to. As this is becoming one of the must see attractions in Budapest they really need to have a sign outside the metro at the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we took a bus , a tram and another bus - with a short stop for Palinka and we arrived at a park with 40 communist statues. It was really interesting to see the remnants of the past displayed in such a strange setting. There weren't many people there which added to the strangeness but it was a worthwhile... More 

Thank Happy-Traveller046
Paris, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's quite small and basic for the price (5€). At the entrance you have no explanation, no historical context, nothing. Excepted a phone booth with the voice of different communists. The booklet with the name/dates/picture/role is quite dirty and broken. You can also see a car which was a typical car of this period. And then around 30 statues, some... More 

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