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“Sobering Experience”
Review of Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Memorial
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Miami Beach Bike Tour
Ranked #6 of 119 things to do in Miami Beach
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Owner description: Dedicated in 1990, Kenneth Treister's striking environmental memorial is dominated by the Sculpture of Love and Anguish, a 40-foot-tall outstretched hand, reaching to the sky.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Asheville, North Carolina
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Sobering Experience”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

It only takes a few minutes to experience the reminder of a difficult time in the history of the world. The wall is reminiscent of the Viet Nam Memorial in DC. Visit this free memorial and you will never forget it.

Visited March 2013
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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“moving”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Very moving, spend time here and look at all the photographs, better still go round with one of the guides.Everyone who comes to Miami should visit so we don't forget. Miami has the most holocaust survivors in the USA they are true survivors.

Visited March 2013
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“Informative and peaceful”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

My wife and I went to the memorial and found it to be very informative. Most people know of what happened but this cast a personal light onto history. It was very moving and very respectful. Jewish or not it is hard to stand in the shadow of the hand and not feel something.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“An amazing place”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is so much more than a memorial, it is a total experience. We expected to be there for about 15 minutes and stayed for an hour, A humbling, chilling experience. Not to be missed.

Visited February 2013
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ottawa
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“Humbling experience”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

The memorial brought me to verge of tears as I read the history of the events and the photographs etched on the granite tombstones. It is hard to believe the cruelty of the perpetrators, and the apathy of the world that witnessed the destruction and desecration of human life. Perhaps if more people experience the memorial, there may be less chance of it recurring, and holocaust deniers may have a harder time in convincing others that the holocaust did not happen

Visited March 2013
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