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Babi Yar Memorial, Kiev

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At Babi Yar Memorial, learn about the tragic events that took place here and see monuments dedicated to the victims of one of the largest massacres during the Holocaust. Surrounded by hills, flowers, and lush greenery lie statues that artistically commemorate those who lost their lives. Following orders of the Nazi regime, 33,771 Jews arrived with all their belongings on September 29, 1941. The next day they were executed. You'll see crosses and busts dedicated to these Jewish citizens, as well as memorials to a number of other nationals who perished in the following years. Arrange your visit to Babi Yar Memorial and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kiev using our Kiev itinerary planner.
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  • Between 100,00-150,000 people were mercilessly slaughtered here by the Nazis during the occupation of the Soviet Union. The Germans attempted to exterminate all Kiev Jews by firing squad, burying thei...  more »
  • Difficult to come to terms with the horrendous disregard for human life and dignity that took place here but the memorials give time and space to ponder. We also enjoyed the fact that the area today i...  more »
  • The death zone is a field game court. The rest is park and monuments. The ashes are human's. Nature does not care.