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Address: Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: +1 617-635-4505

The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six...

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.

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Emotional memorial

Take the time to visit here - take time out of the busy city tour and reflect on history. Very well done memorial

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the time to visit here - take time out of the busy city tour and reflect on history. Very well done memorial

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an unexpected find just off the trail. Incredibly moving tribute to all who were associated with concentration camps during WW2. Some heart-rending quotations and eulogies. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I happened upon this memorial when trying to find the Haymarket Farmer's Market. Tasteful, beautiful and so very sad. We must never forget what happened and this Memorial with help remind us of what hatred is capable of producing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful, emotional place to contemplate the horrors of the holocaust. I brought my children here to learn about not only the evil that can occur, but also the strength in human spirit. Simple in its design yet very moving.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like many things I noticed in Boston, it's not something that's shouted about and easily overlooked. We didn't initially know what it was until we paid a closer look. Stylishly understated but it's simplicity adds to the gravitas of the memorial. Thought provoking and moving in equal amounts.

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were doing the freedom trail through Boston and noticed the holocaust memorial on our way .. This is a very moving memorial and it is done in a very simple way .It won't take up much of your actual time to walk through and take in its details , but perhaps like me it will take up more time... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through this memorial was one of the most moving and scary moments in my life. Realizing that we, the human race is capable of such carnage. I can only hope that the families of the victims can find forgiveness and compassion. My heart pours out to all. May God forgive and bless us.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful moving tribute to the millions of Jews exterminated by the Nazis. Particularly poignant given the vile racism of many of our President-elect's supporters.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice quiet walk to contemplate. Beautiful glass etched with numbers. Short walk off the freedom walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're on your way to the Garden, Fanueil Hall, you name it, definitely take time to stop by this tasteful and moving monument. You likely won't spend much time there since it's a simple tribute, but it's well worth it.

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