Holocaust Memorial Center (Budapest)

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The Holocaust Memorial Center (Hungarian: Holokauszt Emlékközpont) is a renovated synagogue that dates back to the 1920s and serves as a memorial and museum for and about Hungarian Jews that were killed in The Holocaust. It is located in Budapest, Hungary.[1]

The Holocaust Memorial Center is a former synagogue, the Pava Synagogue. It was renovated and opened as the memorial and museum in 2004. The museum was designed by architect István Mányi. Architecturally, the building is asymmetrical. A set of stairs lead visitors to the exhibitions, mean to "symbolize the distorted and twisted time of The Holocaust."[2] There are permanent and temporary exhibits, and a research center.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Hewitt, Rick Steves & Cameron (2009). Rick Steves' Budapest (1st ed. ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: Avalon Travel. ISBN 9781598802177. 
  2. ^ Lisiak, Agata Anna (2010). Urban cultures in (post)colonial Central Europe. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press. ISBN 9781557535733. 

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Coordinates: 47°29′00″N 19°04′22″E / 47.48333°N 19.07278°E / 47.48333; 19.07278