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Address: Plac Bohaterow Getta, Warsaw, Poland

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Dark history

A very strong reminder of the brutal events that happened there. A strange contrast to the vibrant city all around it. The Museum of Jewish history right by it is also very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A very strong reminder of the brutal events that happened there. A strange contrast to the vibrant city all around it. The Museum of Jewish history right by it is also very interesting and moving

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Touching monument right in front of the Museum of Jewish history and culture in Poland. Almost 3 million Polish Jews were killed during the Holocaust (out of a total of 6 million Jews).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This memorial has two sides, this main side faces the new museum, but don't neglect the other side showing the defeat and beaten down residents. Comparing the two sides make this monument all the more moving.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A beautiful piece of art work and worth reflecting on. Right in front of the Jewish museum it is hard to miss. Some other statues/remembrance pieces around here. This is the site of the former ghetto but nothing left. It is surrounded by apartments. There is some street art nearby also worth a look

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Helsinki
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This big memoria is situated right next to the jewish memorial museum. Easy to find. The statue in it self in interesting and yes, impressive. But also look around, in the park next to it is located a lot of art. Definately worth seeing and experiencing.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A great tribute to the people who suffered. We were at the museum nearby and wandered over to have a look at this monument.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A grey stone wall personalising the desperate effort to preserve own humanity. It sourounded by nothing related to the times which is the most shocking finding in front of the monument. Only for those who dare to spent at least 5 mins and the want to think.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is an impressive monument in a stark part of the ghetto. it provides a place to contemplate the horrors of the holocaust. It is an area busy with tourists, but there is still and air of calm and a chance to reflect on what happened.

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Dumfries, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We'd just been to see the tomb of the unknown soldier and walked across to this sad monument. Script in polish and Hebrew, but translations not always required!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Interesting to see. I suppose the only downside is that there is not a lot there but given that Warsaw was rebuilt following the war then it's no surprise. 2 parts to the memorial which are very interesting. Quite eye opening when you think about what they people endured and were subjected to

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