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Babi Yar Memorial, Kiev

Categories: Bridges, Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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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  • Most people think of Germany and Poland when thinking of the WWII era Holocaust. This memorial remembers Ukrainian Jews that were also victims of NAZI violence. 
  • We visited using a description of a review on here - It has changed since and the Ukrainian government has spent some money improving the whole site. It was the 75th anniversary at the end of Septembe...  read more »
  • Visited Babi Yar on the 1st of October, and clearly improvements were made since the last reviews of September. These are probably as a result of the 75th anniversary on 29 and 30 September. There are...  read more »
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