Holocaust Memorial Centre, Skopje

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Set within the city's historically Jewish neighborhood, remembers Macedonia's Jews who fell victim to the horrors of Nazi Germany's campaign of extermination. Visit the museum, opened in 2011, and learn about the country's vibrant prewar Jewish population of over 7,000. Wander the different exhibitions, which focus on audio-visual presentation and textual commemoration of individual stories, and reflect on the photographs of the victims arranged in a garden-like fashion. Entry to the museum is free of charge and exhibits are presented in both Macedonian and English. Plan your visit to Holocaust Memorial Centre and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Skopje day trip planning tool .
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  • Decent museum located just over the Stone Bridge as you enter the Old Bazaar area. This museum opened in March 2011 commemorates the 7,149 Jews from Bitola , Skopje and elsewhere in Macedonia who were...  more »
  • I have been in quite a few Jewish memorials and this was really impressive. The creators of the place were doing a great job . Thank you for that Macedonia!!  more »
  • The museum is free to visit it is located on Phillip II square near the museum of Macedonian Struggle. It's not a very big museum, it starts off up stairs with displays telling the story of how the Je...  more »

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