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The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, six main Nazi death camps and the candles on a menorah.
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While on a walking tour we visited this unique memorial. It has all the names of those who dies in the Holocaust. There is even steam coming out of the ground to simulate the gas in the gas chambers. Very moving.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We were following a self-guided walking tour of Boston and spotted this on the list of unmissable sites. This is a free memorial (which can be seen if you're following the Freedom Trail), comprising a series of glass towers, etched with digits recalling the registration...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DramaQueen55
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came across this memorial walking along the Freedom Trail. The moment I saw it, I knew what it was, as I had read about this memorial while planning our road trip. Reading about it and seeing pictures don't do it justice. The thought that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tofurry
Reviewed 6 days ago

THis display is very emotional and gives perspective to the thousands of lives lost during this tragic time. It does not take long to go through and read all the important messages. Young children would benefit fro always hearing about these events.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this by accident - what an incredible and moving memorial. It is quite gut wrenching reading all the quotes and messages.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Elspeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good way for us to remember the tragedy that took place in our world. It sheds a light on how you should stand up if someone is doing something wrong. Never think that it is not your problem when another human life...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ashdawg1912
Reviewed 1 week ago

Striking memorial to the crimes of the Nazi regime during WWII. It's small and free, great though for even a short amount of time of contemplation. The only downside is that it is small, so can easily be crowded by a large group of people.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alexthetraveler01
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many ways to experience this free standing exhibit. Some people just pass through, others take the time to take in the powerful message of this memorial. It is definitely worth visiting, especially if you are touring the Freedom Trail.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank joe215
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful memorial. It is in a very dense busy area of town. Parking would be impossible so I would recommend taking the subway. While you are there take the opportunity to see the other historical things close by: Faneuil Hall, Union Oyster house (Boston's oldest...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the memorial is lovely and unique and I have visited other Holocaust memorials in 6 other major cities as well. What I find unfortunate about this memorial is the location. It is a very busy street where there is a mix of people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Mamaellen70
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Flipping hell. Just take Ubër!!
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Haymarket Station is even closer.
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