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House of Terror, 60 Andrassy Ut. Budapest. | by Sam, W
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House of Terror, 60 Andrassy Ut. Budapest.

A museum and memorial to those who suffered and died under the fascist and communist regimes of the 20th century. This Soviet tank is the center piece in the main atrium, the tour starts at the top of the building and works down to the basement. Photographs were only allowed on the ground floor. The museum presents the history in a very original manner, it felt like walking inside a piece of art.

The Soviet occupation lasted 40 years, only ending in 1991. During the early years of the Soviet occupation thousands of Hungarians were executed, jailed or deported so Soviet Labour Camps. The last Hungarian repatriation took place in 2000.

It was rumoured the House of Terror contained a giant meat grinder which the Secret Police used to dispose of the bodies. No evidence of this was ever found.

 

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Taken on October 30, 2011