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Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

Open today: 08:30 - 17:00
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The World Holocaust Remembrance Center is a 45-acre campus comprised of indoor museums, outdoor monuments, gardens and sculptures. Entrance to Yad Vashem is free. Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is for ages 10 and up.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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| Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Entrance to the site is via the Holland Junction, situated on Herzl Boulevard, Jerusalem 91034, Israel
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+972 2-644-3400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the photography exhibit featuring pictures and films taken during the holocaust by nazi, Jewish and the soldiers that liberated the concentration camps. Very powerful. Very interesting to see how the same reality was perceived and captured differently on film.

Thank Liat100
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bit apprehensively, I took three granddaughters,ages 12 - 14, to Yad VaShem. They are not unaware of what the Holocaust was, especially since my parents are Holocaust survivors and my grandchildren know them. However, this was taking it to a whole other level. I...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You must visit Yad Vashem! It does an excellent job telling the story of the Holocaust from the Jewish perspective. I was especially moved how they honored The Righteous Among the Nations, those non Jewish individuals who made the choice to help those in need....More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Yad Vashem, It is history, suffering, pain. The effort behind organizing something like this is much appreciated. It is a lesson for all. Let it not happen again.

Thank benjaminm1600
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have travelled around the world. This is one of the most impactful sites/locations that we have ever been to.

Thank one3Sport
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had little time but I feel this was a very well thought out memorial to the holocaust victims. Take the light rail to get here and then walk 10 mins from Mount Herzl station.

Thank jaisingh
Reviewed 1 week ago

A comprehensive tour of the Jewish people's living memorial to the Holocaust. Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generation.

Thank christiede
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see a new exhibition of photography that was amazing. They showed pictures of how the nazi’s used the Olympics in Munich to make movies. It showed how some of the pictures survived the holocaust camps. It was so amazing we bought the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a solemn place that leaves you with a hole in your sole as what human beings can do to each other. Immense amount of effort to gather and present this to everyone now and the future visitors. Not to be forgotten

Thank Persian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a required stop for any trip to Jerusalem. The story that is told as you wend your way through the maze that is the timeline of the Holocaust is very well done. You can't absorb all of it in a single visit,...More

Thank Brad F
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27 May 2018|
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Response from brusol | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not as we were part of a tour.
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16 February 2018|
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Response from familypea | Reviewed this property |
We took the train. Stop at the final stop which is Mount Herlz. You can walk 10 mins to the entrance of the museum or catch the shuttle bus. Honestly it is an easy walk lined with trees so even in the summer it was a... More
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Frederick O
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Response from Shellee H | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed the self guided tour.
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