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Address: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Somber yet beautiful

This memorial is somber in the purpose, the grounds are kept beautiful. There are stone walks leading to trails if you enjoy walking in forest.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial is somber in the purpose, the grounds are kept beautiful. There are stone walks leading to trails if you enjoy walking in forest.

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Haifa, Israel
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Starting from the road an impressive pink granit paved alley shows you the way to the Memorial itself . The place is solemn and instantly commands attention and respect , A special touch by the designer of the place is the sound - intented to be the sound of a heart - augments the already impressive atmosphere of the place

Thank Andrei F
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Well worth visiting. Quite a moving experience and important to visit and remember part of history in the Ukraine.

Thank Michael C
Shelby, Montana
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I was impressed by the history of this place. Many things I did not know as a westerner coming here. I would definitely recommend this place to see

Thank Steve B
Beijing, China
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250 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visited back in Oct 2013 when it wasn't nearly as dangerous, this great memorial was dedicated to those who perished during the Nazi-Soviet war back in 1941. Kharkov, as a hero city, had many civilians who were either killed or captured by the Nazis(( That was quite historical. As a commeration of our heroes, this memorial was created. Wonderful!

Thank Liusi0820
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Especially if you like ants. This was in October. But beautiful in the forest. WW2 monuments themselves are...very Soviet. Stony. Serious. They have caretakers who will scold you for climbing up the stairs for a photo next to the bas relief monument. Saying people are buried there, you're walking on their graves! Hmm... Is that why they put steps there?... More 

Thank jed g
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a fantastic tribute to all of the war dead from 1941 until 1945 and it stands at the entrance to the park which is huge however this was not a good time of the year to visit it as weather wasn't very good, summer would be better.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

It's not as great as the same type of place in Kiev, but still it makes you feel thankful for people who fight for the freedom of their motherland. It also a popular destination among locals and people from ex-soviet countries.

Thank Frank O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Well worth a taxi trip to this memorial. Well designed, and well maintained. Could not fault this memorial set amongst the woods.

Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is not a cemetery. It is a long wide alley in the woods with the statue of Mother who lost her sons and daughters in the most disastrous war in human history. Her heart beats slowly and you can hear it. I like visiting this place after sunset. During the war Kharkiv, the third largest city in the Soviet... More 

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