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A permanent National genocide memorial in remembrance of more than one million victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The memorial is a place of remembrance and learning where more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide have been laid to...more
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Free entry but we are not allowed to take picture. You can buy books and souvenir from the shop if you'd like. I cried my heart out the moment I entered the child room, some of them died because of burned in the fire, etc.
It starts slow and builds and builds until it is harder and harder to take it all in. From text only to pictures, to voices, to videos, and from adults to children - it is hard to stomach after an hour or so. From only...More
The staff is very helpful in explaining the things that happened in the genocide. the place is wll set out. Use the audio provided to enter deeply into the stories of the people who experienced the genocide. not for the faint hearted.
Went with a group of colleagues.
Really gives you an idea of why people in Rwanda are quite tolerant but withdrawn.
I got quite emotional, but also appreciate that something like this was built to help genocide victims preserve the memories of their deceased relatives.
We visited this place and from the entrance you can feel the solemn mood in the air. This is a good place to pay tribute to the lost ones and also a learning experience for all of us to be each other’s keepers.