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Holocaust Memorial Centre

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Address: Old Jewish Quarter, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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This is a must-see for Poles and other people who thinks that Jews existed only in a 'Western world' and were homogenous and identical. A lot of information about culture and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really disappointing that this museum closes at 3 on Saturday and Sunday. Most the other museums were open later. I still hope to visit one day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a must-see for Poles and other people who thinks that Jews existed only in a 'Western world' and were homogenous and identical. A lot of information about culture and history of Jews in the Balkans. And important memorial of Holocaust in other part of Europe.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia is prominently located on the huge Square of Phillip II and is architecturally well done.. This museum carefully documents the history of the Jews of Macedonia. The displays of imagery, audio and texts are coherently presented, in English as well as Macedonian and Ladino. It is arranged by genre. The history... More 

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Beira, Mozambique
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

different from the surrounding pseudo-hellenistic buildings this Institution contains a lot of documents and some audio-visual material on the elimination of Jews and Roma from Macedonia during the World war II

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to visit the place so we rang the bell at the entrance several times. We asked a guy coming out of the building connected to the memorial center by a hanging corridor how we could enter the museum (he didn't know, it was a private company). We went around the building to find if there was another entrance... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Well worth about an hours visit, all free and has some interesting stuff, focusing mostly on personal stories

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Centrally located after the Stone Bridge. You have to ring the doorbell before the security will let you in. The museum documents the history and fate of the country's Jewish population . A Documentary film was screened in the upper floor theatre. A sombre and illuminating experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Absolutely free to the public with a brilliant display of historical events affecting the Jewish pepole of this part of the world. Be prepared to spend a good few hours (could have easily spent a day here) reading and watching all the resources available. Would like to go back again one day to finish reading everything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I found this museum particularly interesting for the way it described the spread of Sephardi Jews, expelled from Spain in the late 15th century, to all parts of Europe, their customs and language. Only a small part of the museum is dedicated to their sufferings during the holocaust.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Definitely a museum worth visiting. Located after the Stone Bridge and before the bazaar but tucked away.

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