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Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance

Str. Corneliu Coposu No. 4, Sighetu Marmatiei 435500, Romania
+40 262 316 848
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Depressing

I am 42, I leaved in comunism, but this is horific, what was going on that early years. The cells... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Budai J
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live history lesson

a historical landmark/ a must see in Sighetu Marmatiei. the entire town is a sightseeing attraction!

Reviewed 14 February 2018
LucianDinu
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Bucharest, Romania
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"romanian history"
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"impressive museum"
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"history lesson"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am 42, I leaved in comunism, but this is horific, what was going on that early years. The cells, the men, did they really do all those things? No humanity át all? And if I ám corect, IT was not the hardest prison. Shocking!!!...More

Thank Budai J
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

a historical landmark/ a must see in Sighetu Marmatiei. the entire town is a sightseeing attraction!

Thank LucianDinu
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

That was a prison in time of communist regime, where suffer a lot of intelectuals and religious peoples that was declared like "enemies" of communist ideology.

Thank Marius P
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This place surprised me. It is a memorial to the many victims of the communistic era. It is graphic and shows how the people were methodically imprisoned, tortured, and killed. First they did the intellectuals, then anyone suspected of being against the communists. Overall they...More

Thank Ken L
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A sad remember of a communist prison. The museum also has descriptions in different foring languages

Thank Alexandru R
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

With all due respect to the locals of Sighetu Marmatiei, this is not place I would have expected to have such an excellent museum/memorial. Indeed, I suspect the majority of tourist visitors to the town are merely passing through on the way to somewhere else...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was an overwhelming experience. Eversince I started reading books about the awful experiences some people had in communist prisons (Sighet, Pitesti, Targu Ocna, Gherla and so on), I wanted to visit this former prison turned into a memorial. It took us almost 3 hours...More

Thank EugenC
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

very well organized, impressive especially for those passionate about history. very well done. It may take a whole day or maybe longer to browse and read all the information.

Thank Cosmin M
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This museum in the prison used to detain dissidents against communism in Romania is a must see. We don't often think about the people who were fighting against communism behind the scenes, and were often imprisoned for it. Very emotional place to visit.

Thank Kristine D
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Is a prison of the comunism time. You can understant the life in this years and the social movements and all the situation. It hasn't spanish guide, it was a drawback for me

Thank Paula S
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