Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem

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Poignant and well curated, Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center mourns millions of genocide victims and lends visitors insight into the experiences of European Jews before, during, and after World War II. The museum complex includes the main history wing ending in a dizzying hall of commemoration, a memorial to children who perished in the Holocaust, and a gallery of Holocaust-related art. Walk the trails of the museum grounds to find additional memorials to the "righteous gentiles," non-Jews who risked their lives to save their Jewish neighbors. A visit to Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jerusalem tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • An inspired construction with deep meaning. This museum is of epic proportions and sensitively handled It is a reminder to all nations of the horror of discrimination On Friday's there is a guided Eng...  more »
  • It is a must see. It documents the worst period in recent history and shows how low can human race get to. Never Again.  more »
  • It is an emotional, heavy time spent but well worth every minute. Well done exhibit. Don't skimp - worth seeing every building/memorial. Important for children - definitely NOT for young kids.  more »