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Address: 54th km of Minsk-Vitebsk hwy, 223110, Belarus
Phone Number:
+375 1774 55-060
10:30 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Visited in 1991

Haunting and historical. It is hard to believe the level of distruction caused by WWII. Most memorable part of my visit to Minsk.

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Jeff S
Aurora, United States
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Aurora, United States
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Haunting and historical. It is hard to believe the level of distruction caused by WWII. Most memorable part of my visit to Minsk.

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to understand Belorussian people and history you must visit this place. It's history, tragedy every Belorussian family.

Thank Юрий М
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you travel by historical places you should definitely visit it. In a rainy day it's very tragic and dark and impressive place to feel all the pain and suffer of nations in WWII. It's not happy at all and not recommended to see for emotional people 'cos you literally feel the suffer of these poor people. It's very quiet... More 

Thank Svetlana L
Minsk, Belarus
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65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It has been my 6th visit to this memorial for my life. Nothing has changed for all these years. But it must be visited!!! Lots of Belarusian families do it from time to time and I could see some elderly couple telling their grandchildren the sad story of this village. If you are a tourist, it will help you to... More 

Thank VeraBialko
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

An incredible experience. So moving and tragic. A symbol for all of the tradgedies that happened in Belarus in villages like this. We did it with a fantastic guide from Minsk. Not sure about public transport but it was easy to get to in a car from Minsk. The memorial is awe inspiring and sums up the tragedy. Everything is... More 

3 Thank Mogg1968
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367 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This memorial is witness to the many atrocities committed by the Nazis during WWII. Belarus was part of the blood lands where tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children were killed.

Thank bobca1947
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

I actually thought we had booked the tour to Khatyn outside Smolensk in neighboring Russia, the site of the murder of at least 4,000 Polish officers and intelligentsia by the NKVD on Stalin's orders. Indeed our guide has difficulty explaining the difference in pronunciation between the two massacre sites. But I am very glad we did go to this memorial... More 

Thank Peter P
Minsk Region, Belarus
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This place should be visited with children and teens for they know terrible things war causes and how cruel nazi invaders were while burning people live during the World War II.

Thank Olga G
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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

A sobering tribute to the average villager who wanted nothing more than to live their lives in peace. The Nazis came through in WW 2 and rounded up all those in the villages and massurdered them in brutal fashion. This is a must see near the city of Minsk.

Thank Don J
Glossop, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Cowardly massacres by nazis remembered. Never realised they killed children for their blood and experimented on them.incredible no. Of concentration camps in Belarus, we only ever hear of a few outside Belarus.

Thank kuepper

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