Shoes on The Danube Promenade

Sixty pairs of cast iron shoes, laid out on the Danube promenade, Budapest, Hungary; In memory of the Jews shot by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen during World War two. They were ordered to take off there shoes, and were shot on the riverbank, so their bodies would be carried away.

A completely moving memorial created by film director Can Togay and sculptor Gyula Pauer, must see if you’re visiting Budapest.

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