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Murambi Genocide Memorial Center

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Murambi Genocide Memorial Center

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Nepal_Mountain_Lover wrote a review Mar 2019
Dunbar, United Kingdom289 contributions240 helpful votes
I don't really know what to say about this place. I saw many of the memorials in Rwanda, and this was the most affecting by a long way. I don't get affected badly by much but I didn't have the strength to see many of the rooms full of bodies. The guide was amazing. Really the most important thing you can see in Rwanda.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Suzan C wrote a review Feb 2019
Moshi, Tanzania39 contributions2 helpful votes
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If you really want to know what happened in rwanda genocide this was one of the place which mass massacre took place and there is real body of mummified victims! Our guide was very informative! I would recommend this place to anyone
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Date of experience: February 2019
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AllenF wrote a review Dec 2018
Halifax, Canada56 contributions28 helpful votes
Harrowing is the right word. Although I thought I knew something about the genocide, this visit made me realize that I had had no comprehension of the depth of the tragedy. Who can understand the motivation of the perpetrators of this evil? And yet, I am told that survivors and perpetrators can now live together in mutual forgiveness, which is amazing in itself. This country has advanced so much in such a short time. As a Canadian, it was reassuring to see that Gen,.Roméo Dallaire's struggle to get permission to intervene was recognized. Access to the site is by a somewhat challenging road, some of which is dirt and partly washed out, but the location and surrounding countryside is beautiful.
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Date of experience: December 2018
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artzero wrote a review Jul 2018
278 contributions104 helpful votes
Before the visit, I had watched a short film about the memorial and had seen photos of the bodies but nothing prepared me for the shock and the profound and overwhelming sadness I experienced during the visit!!! It is definitely the toughest one to visit but probably also the most important one!! Humans can be so cruel but with memorials such as this one hopefully we will not forget so as not to repeat the same kind of horror!!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Zoe W wrote a review May 2018
London, United Kingdom41 contributions18 helpful votes
Harrowing and haunting. This memorial is striking for a number of reasons. The informative, passionate staff guide you through the stands inside and then walk you through the out buildings. Expect to be rightly shocked. Visit for an act of remembrance and to understand more about Rwanda and its painful history.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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