Category Archives: Budapest

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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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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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International Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

The first Romas were sent to Auschwitz in 1941. In February 1943, a Gypsies’ camp was set up in the Birkenau camp which imprisoned Roma people from 14 countries. April 8th was the day when the first international Roma congress, … Continue reading

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Photo exhibition in the Budapest History Museum 12 April – 13 May 2012

The exhibited photos were actually taken by Carl Lutz in Budapest between 1942–1945. His office in Budapest was on the Szabadság (Liberty) square in the building of the American embassy near the Parliament house in Pest and he lived in … Continue reading

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