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Memento Park

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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. Soviet model made gigantic sculptures from the Cold War, from behind...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Memento Park | Balatoni ut - Szabadkai utca, Budapest 1223, Hungary
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Reviewed today via mobile

We used public transport metro 4 and bus 150 with no bother. An interesting place for a wander about. The grounds could do with a bit maintenance

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We caught the bus connected to Memento Park from a main square in Budapest. We boarded at 11:00, and they returned us by 13:30. With the 20-30 minute drive that allowed 1.5 hours at the park, which is plenty of time. We participated in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historical perspective. Off site from touristy area but easy to use public transportation. Can use credit card at site.

Thank sue q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Budapest, this Museum is a must see. Even if the weather is not perfect, you still can enjoy this outdoor museum. They also screen a film, and have an indoor exhibition. The experience of seeing these statues in real life is...More

Thank timeaadrian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Particularly if you are a history buff, this is an excellent exhibit. These are original statues from the Soviet occupied era in Hungary, celebrating Stalin (Enormous), Lenin and others. It is larger than I expected. Make sure to get a guide book. Ample free parking...More

Thank FranW17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not easy to get to but the collection of Communist statues is worth the trip. Get the guide book at the entrance and walk around. Other cities/ countries have destroyed these kind of statues but seeing them in this park setting is a jarring...More

1  Thank zaxes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rather than destroying all those gargantuan Soviet era statues after the fall of Communism, the Hungarian authorities collected a number of them here and they really are worth seeing. The park is laid out with interesting symbolism that is explained in the guide book and...More

1  Thank jjay26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a ways out of town, but definitely worth the visit. We went in the late afternoon, and practically had the park to ourselves. It was fascinating to see this remnant of Communist history.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We used the minibus transfer company to get there. It's called the Red Star Tour half way price between taxi and public transport. The daily visit leaves Deac square opposite the Ritz Carlton Hotel at 11 am. Buy tickets on the bus or alternatively book...More

3  Thank janegardner
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Don't leave Budapest without a visit to Memento Park. Fair play to the modern Hungarian regime for avoiding the temptation to trash these monuments to Communism. The trade-off is that they are now housed miles from the city centre, but don't let that put you...More

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sue q
6 October 2018|
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Response from FranW17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I just did it.
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sue q
6 October 2018|
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Response from Happytraveler87 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't remember for sure - I know we didn't have any florins so we either paid by credit card or used euros. Many of the Hungarian sites are very kind to accept euros so you don't have to get florins for a short... More
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Karl P
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Response from Katrien S | Reviewed this property |
Best to look at the webpage of Memento Park, but I would think that the bus will be running, possibly at a lower frequency because of the holidays.
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