Shoes on the Danube Bank
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Located in Pest, between Roosevelt tér and Kossuth tér, the Shoes of the Danube memorial commemorates the victims of the Holocaust. 60 pairs of iron shoes form a row along the river in memory of the people shot into the Danube during World War II.
The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial statue by film director Can Togay and sculptor Gyula Pauer, created to honour the people killed by Fascist militiamen in Budapest during World War II. The installation is made up of 60 pairs of period-appropriate iron shoes, representing the victims who had…
The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial in Budapest, Hungary. Conceived by film director Can Togay, he created it on the east bank of the Danube River with sculptor Gyula Pauer [hu] to honour the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II. They were…
Here is one of the coolest public art. Here lie the metal shoe statutes of all the families who lost their loved ones during the war, symbolizing their eternal wait for their husband to return from war.
This is a touching memorial to Jews killed by the fascist Arrow Cross Party, the nazis of Hungary. I think it is a must see while in Budapest, especially in today's world.