Budapest 1944 ghetto wall - 2012/2014 (29 images)

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The Budapest inner city district of "Elizabethtown" holds quite a peculiar piece of architectural heritage: The remains of the nazi ghetto wall (Holocaust 1944/45) in the old Jewish quarter. The ghetto boundary in Budapest did not follow open streets as in most other cases, but was drawn behind the houses using firewalls and reinforced courtyard walls, thus minimizing effort and visibility. Today this historical monument is in utmost danger, every year pieces are torn down or simply...
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