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“Be prepared to be moved!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New England Holocaust Memorial

New England Holocaust Memorial
Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109 (Downtown)
617-635-4505
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Ranked #13 of 426 things to do in Boston
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Owner description: The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, six main Nazi death camps and the candles on a menorah.
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Be prepared to be moved!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Bring your kleenex, you'll need them. A warm, sunny day makes it easier to spend the time needed to fully appreciate the impact. Near City Hall and other sites!

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Boulder, Colorado
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“Powerful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This wasn't something we planned to see & it isn't to be missed. The quotes are powerful & the numbers of people involved is staggering. We went after lunch & was a sobering experience.

Visited November 2012
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Houston, Texas
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“Beautiful and heartbreaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Something every person should visit. It was overwhelming, really. The design is genius - one of the most moving memorials I have ever visited.

Visited July 2012
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Montreal, Canada
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“So touching!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

I brought my 3 daughters to see the holocaust memorial this weekend, before their shopping adventure. They were reluctant at first but afterwards understood why I insisted they came to see the memorial with me. It is touching by its simplicity and overwhelming with the numbers engraved in the glass towers. Very much worth it! It is part of history which deserves reflexion!

Visited November 2012
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“Time for sobering thoughts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We liked the unique design of the memorial and its convenient location. A lot of thought had gone into the design to preserve the memory of those to be remembered..

Visited October 2012
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