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Shoes Memorial

The online version of the magazine Architecture Digest has chosen the Holocaust memorial of Budapest as the second most important public sculpture on a list of 13. Check the list here. Find the story of the shoes here.

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Liberty bridge after WW2

70 year ago on this day the beautiful Liberty bridge of Budapest was distroyed by the army of Hitler to stop the crossing of the Allies on the Danube. This is what the bridge looked before the war (pictures from … Continue reading

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Ghetto Memorial

This year Budapest commemorates the 70th year of the formation of its ghetto. Péter Sugár and the Szövetség ’39 Group’s installation makes you stop for a moment and think about those dark times. On the steel wall the text appears … Continue reading

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Photos of communist Budapest

Can you see the red star on top? Check more of these pictures on Simon_K’s flickr page.

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The siege of Budapest in 1944-45

The siege of Budapest ended 68 years ago, 13th February, 1945. Bombers above the Danube bend headed to Budapest.

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World Dog Show 2013 Hungary

May 16-19. Hungexpo. Website here.

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Barbies and barbarity – exhibition

A new photography exhibition gets underway in Prague that takes a novel approach to one of the thornier subjects in modern Czech history: the massacres that took place during the expulsion of millions Germans at the end of WW2. Photographer … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

68 years ago the on January 27, 1945 the Auschwitz–Birkenau death camp was eliberated. Here you find some stories of survivors, commemorations around the world: President of Hungary, János Áder addresses a letter to the Jewish Community, saying that the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Budapest – time lapse photography

How the Japanese Minoru Koide saw Budapest last year.. Video was made using almost 5000 photos

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Old Budapest

We are crazy about the pre-WW2 Budapest. No wonder, almost 70% of it was destroyed between 1944-45. So come back often for more videos. Before WW2… In this one we see a dangerous checking of the Chain bridge in Budapest, … Continue reading

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