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“memorial site”(4 reviews)
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Agrastu 17, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ponar forest made a very strong impression, a monument over all the people, jews and others that persihed here, killed by the nazis and there willing local helpers.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode our bikes here from the city. There is a beautiful bike path through the forest. This is a must to visit to learn more about the Jewish history in the area. We missed the museum as it was closed. Its worth checking ahead...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial is a very low key venue that makes a poignant statement of the horrors of WWII Nazis. It is a most go to. There are no words to describe how you feel when you leave the park.

Thank rcoor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most important places to visit if you go to Vilnius. Its a reality check on life and how horible one human can be to another. The story of what happened is clear for all to read and the experience is...More

Thank BMaunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got there from Vilnius old town with taxi that cost about 10€. We were only visitors and the place was same time beautiful and spooky. There was small but informative exhibition to see first and then we walked through the area. There was several...More

Thank Petterimies
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A must see with a Guide. We walked around with our guide and learned about the story of this place. We really felt the souls around us and it is a great experience

1  Thank Leandros Y
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's not right to "rate" this place, but this is the concept of this website. A small museum with a very friendly a nice museum worker, who answered all our questions. A beautiful scenery in a forest with a heartbreaking history. For those, who are...More

Thank Darja F
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is part of Lithuania,s History during the second world war, It as only just become part of the educational curriculum , A must if you visit and want to learn some of Lithuania,s history

Thank Janinamaria
Reviewed July 28, 2018

First of all practicalities. Definitely take the train there - it it super simple to get there. I also tried by bus and got lost, so definitely train. Second, it is definitely worth the effort. Just go during the day to catch the museum open....More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Standing in this area I was overcome with emotion when I realised that many of my husbands relatives were murdered here. Walking along the paths where 7 mass graves have been found with over 100,000 people having been killed and buried here was an overwhelming...More

Thank BusyBooba
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ellyse
July 21, 2018|
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Response from SG_Elena_Ng | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can contact the email below. I wrote to the Jewish museum people and this was their reply. Quote The price of the guided tour for group till 15 persons is 16 euros . We kindly ask to book guided tours in advance... More
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RICHIEGIBBOY
March 12, 2016|
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Response from redskifreak | Reviewed this property |
To get to the death camp: get the train from Vilnius to Paneriai (a small station attached to a small village). When you get off the train, stay the same side of the railway as you arrived on, and there is a small road... More
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