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Babi Yar Memorial

Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place on my own. It is located near a subway stop (sorry forgot which one, but another writer says it's Dorohozhychy (ukr. Дорогожичі). Make sure to get a subway map in English before you start. Babi Yar Park is located on...More

Thank MrMikeAppleValley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a series of boards in english as well as Ukranian which is quite enlightening. The park is plesant and spread out. The area is easily accessed from the metro. Certainly worth a wander for an hour or so.

Thank TheOldSilverFox
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In history of course this is a terrible place. Visiting it can be a little confusing in terms of orientating yourself. Essentially, you have to just walk, and take in the rather peaceful atmosphere, as there are many small memorials but it is just a...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Awestruck by the perpetration of the atrocities at this site. I have seen documentaries about it on U.S. TV, but just standing in the area where they were performed was overwhelming. I cannot imagine the pain that was inflicted on these poor people. The park...More

1  Thank Jodphd
Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you are visiting Babi Yar, you will probably know it's place in history (and if you don't, please read the info boards that are displayed at the entrance). Despite it's terrible history, Babi Yar these days is a fantastic nature park which is great...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I'm glad we took time to visit this lovely spot. The memorial is beautiful and so moving to see the depth and breadth of the ravine.

Thank WCleveland
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Wonderful memorial park which tells the history of what happen here and the massive loss of life. This is a solemn reminder of what we as mankind can and will do to each other. History buffs need to experience this park and just walk thru...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The memorial of Babi Yar is truly heartbreaking. On these grounds, tens of thousands of Jews were murdered during WWII (as well as many other gypsies, clergy, mentally ill and political prisoners). In the late stages of WWII, the Nazis did everything possible to hide...More

1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I think anyone going to Kiev should visit Babi Yar. It is very simple to get to from the centre, take the green line to 'Dorohozhychi' the memorials are in the park straight as you come out of the station. There are boards dotted around...More

Thank EuropeanCookie
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you've studied history chances are you've seen footage of Jewish people being lined up along ravines and murdered. I was shocked to find the ravine not marked, the Jewish memorial was smaller in comparison to the other memorials and most shocking of all, the...More

Thank Joshiewoshie
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20 April 2017|
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Response from Tapoetapoe |
I would go by Metro. Simplest and least time consuming. Metro stop at Babi Yar park is: (311) Dorohozhychi Don't worry about the Cyrillic spelling in the metro. It is both written in Latin as well as Cyrillic. Otherwise... More
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