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Budapest: Memento Park Ticket

3.5 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: Memento Park

Budapest: Memento Park Ticket

Activity provider: Memento Park

From US$ 7.62 per person

Explore the most emblematic monuments of the Socialist era, including allegorical monuments of liberation, as well as statues of famous persons from the labor movement and soldiers of the Red Army.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the most emblematic socialist propaganda monuments of Hungary
  • Watch an informative and interesting documentary on the former political secret service
  • Climb up to the "waving balcony" and experience what it must have felt like to be a party leader during the socialist era
Full description
Discover gigantic monuments of the communist dictatorship and learn the history of this era in Hungary. At the end of the communist era, all statutes were removed from the streets of Budapest and set up in this park as a reminder of the era. Memento Park portrays the fall of communism in a unique way. On arrival, you will see Stalin's enormous grandstand, a replica of the one that used to stand in the former Parade square where Socialist holidays were celebrated by the leaders of the party and the state. You can also learn about the historical background by exploring the photo exhibition and watching the documentary titled "The Life of an Agent." The park isn't all serious either. You can always pose for a selfie with the statue of Lenin or some Soviet Red Army soldiers.
Includes
  • admission to Memento Park
  • photo exhibition and movie show in The Most Cheerful Barrack
  • storage showroom and art exhibition under Stalin's Boots
  • an original Trabant car to take fun photos
  • Transportation
  • Guided tour
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Present your voucher at the Memento Park entrance at Balatoni út - Szabadkai utca sarok, 1223 Magyarország

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The park paths are all gravel and as a result may not be suitable for wheelchair users.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.5 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
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The place is quite far away from Budapest, in the middle of nowhere, and if public transport is used, it can become quite tiresome. I recommend a guide to explain the history of these statues and decent weather, summer with super hot temperatures is not the best time, as the place is out in the open. Otherwise the statues are impressive.

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August 10, 2019

Powerfully preserved problematic past.

The Hungarians know how to honor and present their past, even the most difficult of history. I recomemd a viset to the House of Horror before coming to see the statues, and do not miss the film in the shed, creepy and informative. But if it is hot, leave the elderly at home, there is no shade or breez.

June 18, 2019

I thought much better! The structure looks crumbling, the plates on the installations are only in Hungarian and there is not a path traced to explain what you are seeing! Not even brochures are available to explain anything more!

August 9, 2019

Product ID: 245387