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Memento Park

Memento park, Budapest 1223, Hungary
+36 1 424 7500
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The final resting place for fallen Communist statues, including those of Lenin, Marx and Engels, plus memorial plaques that were removed after the downfall of the Communist regime.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Memento park, Budapest 1223, Hungary
+36 1 424 7500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I pre-purchased the ticket for the direct transfer bus that leaves from Deak Ferenc ter. On the day I went the bus was full and the last couple of people missed out. If you buy bus tickets in advance from the website you get a...More

Thank mark_SydNSW
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was curious to see the communist-era statues that now appear in Memento Park. I found it very interesting that the Hungarians did not destroy them, did not erase their history, but simply moved them to a park. The park is a bit out of...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to make use of the Budapest card. Entry was free, easy to get to by public transport, about 45 mins from city. It was hot, there were only a couple of other visitors during our visit. Good to see all the statues from...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no point in taking a taxi or a direct bus from the city centre. We took the bus 150. It takes you directly to the park from Ujbuda-Központ metro station (the bus stop is in front of Fehervari Market next to the Allee shopping...More

2  Thank Joona S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the guide - a fascinating place. Without the guide, no context. As we were leaving, we just gave our purchased guide to the next couple walking in. An hour visit was plenty for us. We opted to take a cab from our hotel and...More

1  Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for anyone interested in recent history and a great case study on what to do with unwanted monuments. Definitely buy the guide at the entrance - each statue has such a great story that it's a shame to miss it....More

1  Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park reminds the visitors about the communist regime. However, opposed to the Terror haza, it fails to express that the regime was oppressive and totalitarian, instead the exhibition of statues seems to be glorifying the regime and lacks the context. The context can be...More

Thank svarnyp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is outside the city and you need a taxi to take you, stay, and take you back. A great exhibition of soviet sculpture. I went in the winter when it was freezing cold and snow on the ground but it added to the whole...More

1  Thank hsr95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Metro and bus ride, but super simple . It is what it says, a carefully laid out park of 42 statues from the soviet period. Do please buy the guide, it's full of wonderful information that makes everything make sense and have greater...More

4  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the shuttle from Erszebet Square. which included admission, then paid for a guided tour. It was very enjoyable and easy to do, which was fortunate, especially since it was very hot and our two young kids were with us. Our guide was very...More

1  Thank jpq1975
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Jim M
16 August 2017|
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Response from Nigel F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think it was 1500, and the shop (in keeping with good communistic tradition!) had cheap water and stuff. The guidebook is an absolute must.