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An important historical site

On 19 August 1989 hundreds of East German citizens came through the Austro-Hungarian border in a... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
TravelbugVietnam
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Not to be missed

We visited this site on our biking tour of Hungary and Slovakia. It was a chilly, cloudy day and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Linda S
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Harrisburg, United States
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Piuszpuszta, Fertorakos 9421, Hungary
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited this site on our biking tour of Hungary and Slovakia. It was a chilly, cloudy day and we had a picnic lunch here after biking about 20 miles from our hotel. The monument celebrates the thousands of East Germans who, without incident, passed...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

How do you rate places like this, Check Point Charley, Point Alpha, etc.? They are parts of our history, not to be forgotten. But they are just the places where very significant things happened. Paces like these are important in helping us remember. This monument...More

1  Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was born in East Germany. Standing at this site it made me think about my own life when it was not possible for us- being teenagers- to leave to Austria. Here the history of the collapsing iron curtain started. Take your time- it is...More

1  Thank citytoursdresden
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This time got there by bicycle. Very well documented place about the 1989 border crossing between East and West. Nice picnic area, although recently lot of cars wait there due to the renewed Austrian border control. Still, do not miss it, if you are interested...More

Thank Credoc
Reviewed 18 June 2016

On 19 August 1989 hundreds of East German citizens came through the Austro-Hungarian border in a peaceful demonstration. This event contributed to the fall of the Iron Curtain and helped to reunite Germany. Today it is the Pan European Picnic Memorial Park with a statue...More

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