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“Very moving.”
Review of Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh
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Owner description: This is the site of the April 13, 1919 massacre of hundreds of innocents by British troops.
Reviewed October 12, 2012

A very moving experience. Lots of people but a very interesting part of Indian history. Busy on Sundays.

Thank safariUk
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

Its hard to describe the importance of this particular massacre; it defined much of the colonial and imperial history, not just of India but of other countries. Over a thousand people died here. But as a place of solemn and important remembrance, the site is now a pathetic mix up of what is wrong with India. A tree that once had bullet holes in it, is now carved out with assorted people's names. The lake at the monument has no water, and there is no coherent display to put the scene into a context. The captions with the exhibits are almost impossible to read. Try reading the Tagore statement - it is impossible. Mahatma Gandhi's statement on the need for a memorial can be read - and in reading it you can see the custodians of Jallainwala Bagh have completely failed... This is hallowed ground,turned into some kind of gathering spot for lovers and people who seem ever keen to carve their name upon other people's history. India should feel shame for what is done here.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Jallianwala Bagh is definitely worth visiting (ask a taxi to drop you there before visiting The Golden Temple - which is easily located 400m down the road).

A beautiful memorial to a very sad part of history in India.

Thank CraigJonesNZ
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

The place has surely changed since i visited it as a kid. The modern amenities which have been added is surely dooing good to the site.

1  Thank CorporateSud
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

As monuments go this is a very important place when one talks of Indias recent colonial history and visiting here really puts into perspective how the locals were regarded by British administration (completely expendable) and the story of the massacre and the impact it had in helping drive India's Independence is a compelling one.
As for visuals apart from the bullet marked walls and some soon to be topiary "soldiers" there is not much to see rather there is a lot to learn! Finally, this is a reasonably quiet green space in a hot, dry and dusty city.

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