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"Gigantic Soviet Statues" Memento Park - Szoborpark Tip by MLW20

Memento Park - Szoborpark, Budapest: 33 reviews and 71 photos

A must see site is the Statue Park which has huge monuments from the "age of the Communist dictatorship".

The statues were originally located all over Budapest but were removed once there was a change in the political system.

There is a bus that leaves from the city around 11. It takes an hour to get to the park, you stay at the park for an hour and then return.
We didn't want to kill the whole middle of a day so we hired a cab driver and it took only 20 minutes to get to the park without traffic. He told us about many of the statues and what it was like in Hungary back in the Communist days. We spent probably 40 minutes at the park checking out the statues.

Address: 1223 Budapest, Balatoni út - Szabadkai utca corner
Directions: Direct shuttle bus from Deak Ferenc ter; suburban bus from Etele ter (direction Diosd-Erd) to Bp., Szoborpark stop or bus 58 from Campona shopping center (take bus 3 or Teteny-busz to Campona).
Phone: +36 1 424 75 00

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2006
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