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Address: Agrastu 17, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Day Tour around Vilnius city and Trakai Castle
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Serenely sad

Very quiet, and we were alone which highlighted the tragedy of what had occurred. You can feel that tragedy walking around. Worth visiting if only for the reminder.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 December 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very quiet, and we were alone which highlighted the tragedy of what had occurred. You can feel that tragedy walking around. Worth visiting if only for the reminder.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I know most people go in the summer, but we went today. It was a quiet, peaceful atmosphere, as opposed to what happened here. We need to remember so that it doesn't happen again. We were alone which made it more memorable.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We saved our visit to this memorial for our last day in Vilnius, when leaving for Trakai and Riga afterwards. We had a rented car and the memorial is on the way to Trakai, west of Vilnius but be careful not to miss the exit. It is not good signposted, so if lost ask a local. Anyway when there, it's... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A landmark in the destruction of Lithuanian Jewry during World War II Very sad all the Jewish community was destroyed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We drove about 17km from Vilnius to the car park. It has space for several cars but only one other there. The museum was closed on our visit but through the shutter we could read the explanation in English. We then walked the paths to each of the pits used for the atrocities and saw the many memorials erected. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This memorial is on the site where up to 100,000 people were murdered during World War Two. There's a small museum which contains very good background information, eye witness accounts and some film. There are several memorials to see around the site and it is set in some nice woodland. I found it very moving and I was really glad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

After visiting the Genocide Museum in Vilnius (which I highly recommend), we decided to take the train out to Paneriai to visit the memorial and museum. We expected the visit to take one hour max, but we were so engrossed in the museum, and guide and walking around the memorial, that we spent almost four hours there. The train drops... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The forest looks so peaceful which belies the atrocities carried out here. There are various memorials throughout the woodland and some of the pits remain. The museum is small but very informative and the video is a must see. You are visiting this place to pay homage to those who died and to remind yourself that this must never happen... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. I'd also visited the Holocaust Museum (Green House) and done a Jewish Walking Tour that morning. So combining all 3, I got a good understanding of the Lithuanian Jews fate.' Quite by chance I'd happened to pick 23 Sept, which was the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Vilnius ghetto. So I stumbled upon a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

In this mass murder place 100,000 people were brutally killed during the second world war by the Nazis and their coloborators. Most of the murdered were Jews (80,000), but others like Russian, Polish were brought here to be executed in this awful location.

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