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Babi Yar Memorial

Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Jewish History of Kiev including Babi Yar Memorial Private Tour
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Private Tour of Jewish Community in Kiev
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Oleny Telihy Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I'm glad we took time to visit this lovely spot. The memorial is beautiful and so moving to see the depth and breadth of the ravine.

Thank WCleveland
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Wonderful memorial park which tells the history of what happen here and the massive loss of life. This is a solemn reminder of what we as mankind can and will do to each other. History buffs need to experience this park and just walk thru...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The memorial of Babi Yar is truly heartbreaking. On these grounds, tens of thousands of Jews were murdered during WWII (as well as many other gypsies, clergy, mentally ill and political prisoners). In the late stages of WWII, the Nazis did everything possible to hide...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

I think anyone going to Kiev should visit Babi Yar. It is very simple to get to from the centre, take the green line to 'Dorohozhychi' the memorials are in the park straight as you come out of the station. There are boards dotted around...More

Thank EuropeanCookie
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you've studied history chances are you've seen footage of Jewish people being lined up along ravines and murdered. I was shocked to find the ravine not marked, the Jewish memorial was smaller in comparison to the other memorials and most shocking of all, the...More

Thank Joshiewoshie
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a bit of a walk from the metro but it is through the park so can be a pleasant walk. There is very little to see when you get there just a couple of memorials but it feels important to go and I...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My family lost many relatives here. It was a powerful memorial that only recently (1991) officially acknowledged that Jewish people were killed here. Until then, the Soviet Union refused to acknowledge them. (In fact, there is a huge memorial put up decades ago that mentions...More

Thank Inna B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Evil things happened here - but now the site is a large park. It is now a calm, quiet place of reflection for the memory of the dead. The signage is minimal but everyone who makes the effort to visit will know the story of...More

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I travel because it is my advanced form of education about the world. The new knowledge that comes my way is well worth the time and expense. My experience at Babi Yar was on that kind of par. I didn't know of the Holocaust history...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

For who is familiar with the account of the mass murders by the nazis on Jews, Roma and many others, it may be shocking to fin that this place is now inside the city and functions as a park where children play. Information on what...More

Thank reinier s
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Leonard0111
20 April 2017|
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I would go by Metro. Simplest and least time consuming. Metro stop at Babi Yar park is: (311) Dorohozhychi Don't worry about the Cyrillic spelling in the metro. It is both written in Latin as well as Cyrillic. Otherwise... More
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