Photo courtesy of Lou Messugo
Where In the World?
The beautiful tree, shaped like a weeping willow and designed by Imre Varga, is a work of art in honor of the many Jews who lost their lives during the Holocaust. It is located in a country that lost more than 400,000 souls. Do you know where in the world this sculpture is located? Here are some clues about its whereabouts:
- The country where this tree is located was once under Soviet rule. It has been a parliamentary republic since 1989.
- Long ago, it was once part of the Celtic world and Roman Empire. When the Roman Empire fell, the Huns took over.
- The language is known as Magyar.
- Two-thirds of the population is Roman Catholic.
- Though a member of the EU, the currency of this country is the forint.
- The Rubik’s cube was invented by a son of this country.
- The subway in this country/city was the first to be built on the European continent.
Think you know the answer? You can check to see if you are right and read more about a cruise down the famous river that runs through this town by clicking here.