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Swissair Flight 111 Memorial

8250 Highway 333, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Heartbreaking Moment

I've never been so deeply moved by a monument; perhaps because it happened "in my backyard", and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuma L
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Halifax, Canada
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If you are driving around, this is a place that you should stop to remember. Did not know about... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Chr15t1n3
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Canada
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“crash site” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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8250 Highway 333, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
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"who lost their lives"
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"crash site"
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"swiss air"
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"sad reminder"
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"pay tribute"
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"solemn place"
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"nice tribute"
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"terrible tragedy"
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"lost loved ones"
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"fitting tribute"
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"short walk from the parking area"
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"worth a stop"
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"plane crash"
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"emotional experience"
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"s cove"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never been so deeply moved by a monument; perhaps because it happened "in my backyard", and because so many souls were lost so close to landing. Do yourself a favour and read about the flight before you visit. The impact will be profound. "Swissair...More

Thank Kuma L
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

If you are driving around, this is a place that you should stop to remember. Did not know about this location before hand, but when we saw it, we had to make a visit.

Thank Chr15t1n3
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Wow, what can one say about this memorial. It reminds us all of a very painful event that took place back on September 2, 1998. Swissair Flight 111 crashed and all 229 passenger and crew perished as the plane crashed 8 km from the shore.,...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I’ve stopped here to reflect on life and death. The view is spectacular. It’s a hard spot to notice driving by so keep you eyes peeled.

Thank Keith H
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

This memorial reminds us of the painful tragedy. The memorial itself is nicely done. But heartbreaking to think of the 229 lives lost to this tragedy. So painful.

Thank SERAN78
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Peggy’s Cove I would suggest stopping at the Swissair memorial. There is a brief trail to hike before you arrive at the memorial. The memorial is modest and the three small granite benches offer a quiet place to sit and reflect....More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Stark along the rocks this simple memorial is beautiful. There is a placard at the trail head, then a nice walk out towards the sea and monument. Being a coat !

Thank lduquettenh
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

You walk and reflect. Beautiful rocks and the sound of the ocean. Then you realize what happened off the coast. A must-see.

Thank Maureen W
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Peggy’s Cove, we stopped here, as it is just a few minutes down the road. It is a very serene, respectful place to pay tribute & reflect on all the lives lost in the Swiss Air Flight 111 tragedy. Take the time to...More

Thank mommalou4
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Well done memorial to the swissair flight 111 passengers and crew. Also recognition for all the people that helped within the area.

Thank Cantal
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