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Paneriai (Ponar)

Agrastu 17, Vilnius, Lithuania
260 20 01
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Small-Group Sightseeing Tour to Paneriai Memorial Park and Trakai Castle
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Day tour out of Vilnius: Paneriai holocaust park,Trakai castle, Rumsiskes museum
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Day tour out of Vilnius: Paneriai holocaust park,Trakai castle, Kaunas
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“small museum” (16 reviews)
“memorial site” (4 reviews)
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Agrastu 17, Vilnius, Lithuania
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"small museum"
in 16 reviews
"memorial site"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful forest"
in 4 reviews
"mass graves"
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"killing fields"
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"heartbreaking stories"
in 2 reviews
"memorial stones"
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"world war"
in 4 reviews
"paved road"
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"man's inhumanity to man"
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"jewish community"
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"holocaust museum"
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"soviet union"
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"baltic states"
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"pits"
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"nazis"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place where over 70.000 Jews and 20.000 Poles were murdered by the Lithuanians and Germans between 1941 and 1943.

Thank Luka_eMM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paneriai is an important place for contemporary Lithuania: about 100.000 people (70.000 jews) were murdered by Nazi occupants and their local allies during the WW2. Nowadays it is a park, in the forest, with a series of pits, monuments and a small museum. If the...More

Thank Thombly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nazis did not begin Holocaust by killing Jews in gas chambers. When Naziz invaded Soviet Union, one of the first places they conquered was Lithuania. And almost immediately they started to shoot Jews into the pits in forest. Here in Paneriai they also shot Soviet...More

1  Thank Petsku83
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Takes quite an effort to get here for quite a non existent experience. There is a couple of memorials here. All text was in hebrew or Lithuanian so didnt understand them at all. + its great that such a memorial exist to remind all of...More

Thank Zaki K
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Too somber a place to be! Would recommend more inside Vilnius instead. See KGB museum or churches. If you want you can see graveyards with memorials to Siberian exiles!

Thank vileniskis
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The small museum is a must stop with photos and videos of locals talking about the times when Jews were stripped and shot. The remains were then exhumed and destroyed to limit evidence of the massacres. Walking through the green forest calms your disbelief at...More

4  Thank 246Gramps
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

In this beautiful forest a hundred thousand of vilnius jews were walked to be shot killed in the pits by nazis. You can feel something terrible walking around in this place. Definitely worth a visit to remember holocaust.

2  Thank alex67ander
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A sombre, beautifully maintained outdoormuseum amongst the dense, lush forest 10kms West of Vilnius. Get here on the train costing just €0.60! Turn right from the train and walk 1km. Be prepared though! It isn't "easy" sharing your species of "human" with those who committed...More

3  Thank gizago
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Aproximately 100.000 jews and Lithuanians were killed here. Now there are several memorial stones. Discoverlithuania.com guide told heartbreaking stories. Worth visiting to remember what war does for people.

Thank Ulla L
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The Paneriai Memorial.. you need to put in some effort (train 10 minutes and walk 15 minutes). But the museum tells you so much about what happened there. Also there was a very kind man who told us many stories about the mass murdering that...More

2  Thank Zoë S
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To get to the death camp: get the train from Vilnius to Paneriai (a small station attached to a small village). When you get off the train, stay the same side of the railway as you arrived on, and there is a small road... More
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