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Ground Zero

Legian Street, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Kuta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The Bali Bombing Memorial, Ground Zero was built in the memory of terror attack that took place on 12th October, 2002 in Bali. It is considered as the... more » Owner description: The Bali Bombing Memorial, Ground Zero was built in the memory of terror attack that took place on 12th October, 2002 in Bali. It is considered as the deadliest terror attack in the history of Bali. The simple yet elegant architecture is made from carved stones and has a huge marble plaque with names as well nationalities of those who were killed in the attack. « less
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Bundaberg, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Coming to Ground Zero - where the Bali Bombings are memorialised - is a moving experience. Reading the names of those lost and noting their country of origin drives home the reality that terrorism is an attack on all freedom loving people of every faith, colour, creed and nationality. One cannot imagine the hell of that event when you see... More

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Being a regular traveller to Bali it's impossible not to visit this site each and every time.I was there in 2002,albeit in South a Kuta,and asleep when that event took place.The chaos and mayhem,loss of life and devastation is just unimaginable.The memorial is in Legiann Street,Legian.this is without doubt the busiest street in all of Bali.Days full of shoppers.nights full... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Doesn't matter how many times you pass it,or stop look and think the raw emotion is always there. God Bless you all and please remember the Balinese who gave their lives with no recognition.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Emotional to see so many names. Was worth a look, although we would have liked to have been able to light a candle to pay our respects.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A fitting tribute to the 200+ people who lost their lives here. It is situated on the site of the nightclub where the bombing took place in 2002. Nicely lit up at night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Located in the centre of Kuta Legian, surrounded by Clubs and stores in very busy street of legian, the monument itself is clean, but the surrounding is not nice during night. Taxi park around the monument, drunk people, noisy motorcycle. The goverment should put more lights that can highlighting the place.

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Even today, in July 2014, you will see people pay respects at Ground Zero near Kuta Beach. It's a reminder that even in the heart of the most carefree, fun, and exciting places - tragedy can occur. In the words of legendary U2, "How long must we sing this song?"

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Memorial was kept very clean & easily accessed considering it is in one of Kuta's busiest night spots

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A place to remember those tragically taken in the Bali bombings. As a Kiwi our losses were small, compared to our Aussie neighbours. No visit to Bali would have been complete without paying my respects at the memorial. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Kuta, I actually didn't see the memorial when I wandered down the other side of the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Beautiful and important spot for the balinese and tourists who wants to honor the lost ones. Easy to find, since its in the middle of party/shopping street right by poppis1 and poppis2

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