chain bridge, budapest
liberty statue, budapest
the monument was first erected in 1947 in remembrance of the soviet “liberation” of hungary during world war two, which ended the occupation by nazi germany. over the following years, public sentiment toward the soviets decreased to the point of revolution,and after the 1989 transition from communist rule to democracy, the inscription was modified to the memory of those all who sacrificed their lives for the independence, freedom, and prosperity of hungary
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
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