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Monument des Deportes

Rue Larcher, Bayeux, France
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Striking Sculpture

This sculpture is in the main street of Bayeux but set back slightly. It is a wonderful piece and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
701David
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Fitzroy, Australia
Worth a quick detour to see

I was walking around the cathedral at lunchtime and noted that there was another site nearby. I am... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dragonflytw65
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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1 week ago
“Striking Sculpture”
4 weeks ago
“Worth a quick detour to see”
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Rue Larcher, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sculpture is in the main street of Bayeux but set back slightly. It is a wonderful piece and conveys the horror and anguish of the deportations during WW 11. This element of the war remains pertinent and the memorial is quite beautifully achieved.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was walking around the cathedral at lunchtime and noted that there was another site nearby. I am glad I took a few minutes to find this monument. I likely wouldn't have come across it by chance and once again trip advisor helped add value.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

One could easily bypass this memorial as it is just set back from the sidewalk/street. I happened to read about this memorial from someone posting their trip report- otherwise we would not have known about it. The memorial is thoughtful, poignant and dignified. Hopefully others...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The monument to deportees is, of course, very sad, but an important reminder of the suffering endured under the Nazi occupation.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were surprised to find such an important monument in this small, charming town. We had not found it in any guide books but is worth finding - all walking in this community is worth it!

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just behind and near the cathedral is a monument to those deported because of their faith or ideas. Many never returned, so this worth a study. 14,700 civilians died under NAZI rule so they should be remembered. It is very unsettling to look and realise...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Monument des Déportés is located in Place des Déportés on Rue Larcher, situated on a wall between the Cathedral and Town Hall. This poignant memorial contains the names of Bayeux citizens who were deported to concentration camps during WWII. The bas relief is a powerful...More

Thank KTGP
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