For who is familiar with the account of the mass murders by the nazis on Jews, Roma and many others, it may be shocking to fin that this place is now inside the city and functions as a park where children play. Information on what happened is not lacking and one should read it all (or Grossmann's novel on it).... 更多
Babyn Yar is moving and a compelling story....a lot of history and a reminder of the inhumanity of mankind. This tour is a must see in Kiev
I made my first trip to Babi Yar (aka Babyn Yar on google maps) today and it was a somber, moving experience. The park is beautiful and well maintained as of Oct. 2016. Even still, one could imagine as they walked the grounds the horrible tragedy that happened here not so long ago. Numerous guide maps around the park point... 更多
Most people think of Germany and Poland when thinking of the WWII era Holocaust. This memorial remembers Ukrainian Jews that were also victims of NAZI violence.
We visited using a description of a review on here - It has changed since and the Ukrainian government has spent some money improving the whole site. It was the 75th anniversary at the end of September so I imagine most of the work was completed for that. I have attached some photos to show the site map and some... 更多
Visited Babi Yar on the 1st of October, and clearly improvements were made since the last reviews of September. These are probably as a result of the 75th anniversary on 29 and 30 September. There are now clear indications of all the different monuments, and beautiful plaques tell the story of Babi Yar. The gardens and walkways are well kept.... 更多
As previous writers have said, thanks for the guidance notes but credit to the authorities as they are now pulling the stops out, planting trees, sowing new grass and providing new lighting alongside the newly laid pathway. We were there today: it was deserted except for work people. The monument was clean, a couple of stones, a few memorial candles... 更多