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I’m ashamed that until I read Louis de Berniere’s Captain Corelli’s Mandolin whilst in Cephalonia I... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Dorothy C
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Very sad reminder of bad times...

There isn’t much to see here although if you have an interest in history and mans brutality to his... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Cardboard_Cockney
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I’m ashamed that until I read Louis de Berniere’s Captain Corelli’s Mandolin whilst in Cephalonia I had never heard of the massacre that happened here. Five thousand soldiers murdered senselessly. Yet the site of the ‘Pit’ is not clearly signposted nor is the formal memorial...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Not too much to see here, but it is all about a memorial rather than the location. Basically this is a pit with a tragic history, - the site where the Nazis murdered much of the Acqui division. Actually locked when we visited.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

There isn’t much to see here although if you have an interest in history and mans brutality to his fellow man then you visit this site in junction with the Italian war memorial and the Red House. The Pit was the site of the execution...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Didnt realise the island had such a tragic past. We visited here to offer our rememberance, whilst driving to the Italians memorial. The red house is past here, on the way to the light house. Not much to see, but this story should never be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit in order to get a sense of history and pay our respects. Sadly it was closed plus we couldn’t find the other nearby site. Rated as 3 star in anticipation of a future visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Went to here a few years ago when you were able to climb down into it. Very moving experience looking up knowing what had happened here. Not able to get in anymore as far as I know. Still worth stopping and looking through the fence...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Great visit to the underground lake and the lovely blue colours of the water,great boatmen singing shame about the pigeon mess

Date of experience: August 2016
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